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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....

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...

Offer download to MailChimp subscribers only

It's not uncommon to offer a reward to people for subscribing to your MailChimp list. More often than not, this is done by just uploading file to your server and hoping no-one shares the URL. But what if you want to make sure that the people who access your download...

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...

Add a MailChimp Top Bar to your site

Last week we've introduced the first set of add-ons for the MailChimp for WordPress plugin. These add-ons contain functionality which we think shouldn't be in the core plugin, as too few users wouldĀ be using it to justify the added complexity for others. In this post we are introducing one of...