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Introducing Boxzilla

Yesterday, we launched a new plugin called Boxzilla, which was formerly known as Scroll Triggered Boxes. It allows you to easily create pop-up or slide-in boxes which can show at certain trigger points, like when a visitor is about to leave your page (exit intent) or after a visitors spends a certain amount of time…

Introducing eCommerce360 support for WooCommerce

Our first release in 2016 is a big one. If you’re running an e-commerce site powered by WordPress, you’re in luck! We’re proud to tell you that version 3.1 of MailChimp for WordPress Premium comes with complete eCommerce360 integration for both WooCommerce and Easy Digital Downloads. What is eCommerce360? With MailChimp’s eCommerce360 functionality you can…

What’s new in MailChimp for WordPress “The Big Three-O”

We recently announced that we’re a few weeks out from releasing MailChimp for WordPress version 3.0, in which we will be “breaking” backwards compatibility. We’re now confident that we will be able to release this new version on Monday, November 23. Just a little over a week from now! So, how are we using this…

Breaking backwards compatibility in version 3.0

We’re a few weeks out from releasing the biggest update to MailChimp for WordPress ever, dubbed “The Big Three-O” internally. Version 3.0 is a major revamp of the plugin, containing many improvements in just about every aspect of the plugin. It’s been 3 years since we launched the first version of the plugin and we,…

Celebrating 2 million downloads

We could not be more excited to have reached another momentous milestone: 2 million plugin downloads on WordPress.org. Two years ago, reaching a million downloads was a glimmer in our mind’s eye. A while later, we did just that. To say we were a little proud would be an understatement. Now, barely six months later…

Issue with MailChimp API: “Zend Exception…”

About an hour ago, we started receiving requests from people who got the following error when performing a sign-up request using the MailChimp for WordPress plugin. As we dig in, we’ll use this page to keep you posted. 16:22 UTC: We confirmed this to be an issue on MailChimp’s side. It is not a plugin…

New feature: Unsubscribe forms

We’re proud to announce a new feature in both the free version of the plugin as in the premium plugin itself. Yesterday, we released an update to both plugins which adds the possibility to handle unsubscribes from your WordPress site. While the underlying code was already there for quite some time, what was missing was…

One Million Downloads

Tonight, at exactly midnight UTC, the free version of MailChimp for WordPress was downloaded for the millionth time. Woah.. ONE MILLION DOWNLOADS. I remember writing a post in late 2013 when the plugin reached 100.000 downloads telling how I developed a rough first version of the plugin from a hospital bed in Vietnam. Now, a…

Hello world!

I’ve been holding back on creating a dedicated MailChimp for WordPress plugin blog for about a year now. Today, I finally sat down and took the time to set one up. With MailChimp for WordPress Lite nearing 1 million downloads we can’t really afford not to, right? 🙂 Stuff like that makes for a great blog post. Anyway,…