Ultimate Mailchimp Layout

Easy way to create any Mailchimp Forms you can imagine.


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    Firstly we would love to send our great thanks to you for purchasing Ultimate Mailchimp Layout Plugin. This documentation covers almost everything to guide you step by step from the start to have your site on air. We encourage you to read thoroughly all section before you go on.

    Thanks again and enjoy building your website with Ultimate Mailchimp Layout Plugin.

    Email: bestbug.com@gmail.com

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    WordPress Information

    Before installing Ultimate Mailchimp Layout plugin, please make sure you have a working WordPress version already installed. For further guide to install WordPress, please find in below useful links:

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    Download Plugin Package

    It is important to download the latest version of plugin package from your Codecanyon account. The Installable WordPress plugin file is just the installable WordPress plugin files, while the Plugin Package includes these following files and folders:

    • Documentation Folder – contains document and other materials
      • documentation.html -  documentation
      • changelog.html -  changelog
    • Installation Files Folder – contains all installable files:
      • utimate_mailchimp_layout.zip -  plugin file
    • Sample Data Folder – contains sample data files:
      • examples.xml -  Main Data
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    Requirement for Plugin

    To use Ultimate Mailchimp Layout plugin, follow this checklist to ensure your site can work well with Ultimate Mailchimp Layout plugin:

    • WordPress 4.x or higher
    • PHP5.6 or higher
    • Visual Composer 4.7.x or higher
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    Release log


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    Install Plugins

    Extract the package downloaded from Codecanyon, you will get the installable WordPress plugin file called utimate_mailchimp_layout.zip which is located in “Installation Files” folder. Choose one of two ways below to install plugin:

    Via WordPress:

    • Step 5. After installed successfully, click Activate” to make the plugin active

    Via FTP:

    • Step 1. Use your FTP software to browse to “wp-content/plugins folder to install plugins
    • Step 2. Extract the installation files to their corresponding folders, for example “utimate_mailchimp_layout.zip“ to utimate_mailchimp_layout and upload to server
    • Step 3. Once it’s uploaded, go to your WordPress Admin, browse to Appearance > Plugins
    • Step 4. Click Activate to make the plugin active
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    Import Sample Data

    In /Sample Data/ folder, you can find there are:

    • example.xml – Main Data

    To import sample data, Please follow these steps:

    • Step 1:  Make sure you have installed Ultimate Mailchimp Layout plugin
    • Step 2. In your WordPress Admin area, look down the left-hand column for “Tools > Import” and then click on WordPress
    • Step 3:  If it is not yet installed before, you have to install it. On the popup window, click on “Install Now
    • Step 4:  After installed successfully, click on Activate Plugin & Run Importer
    • Step 5:  Browse for [path-to-your-downloaded-package]/Installation File/Sample Data/example.xml and click Upload File and Import.
    • Step 6:  After uploading, the confirmation page appears. Check the Download and import file attachments option and click Submit. If you have trouble with importing (it might breaks in the middle due to long execution time), try again with this option Unchecked! Or, try to import separate files as they are smaller.
    • Step 7:  After uploading, the confirmation page appears. Check the Download and import file attachments option and click Submit
    • Step 8:  When you see a message “All done. Have fun!”, you will know that the import is done. NOTE: you may need to re-import the second time if the data is large. Back to Step 1.
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    Update plugins

    Via Wordpress:

    • Step 1:  Deactivate  plugin by going to Plugins > Installed plugins.
    • Step 2:  Delete older version by clicking on Delete link. Confirm to delete.
    • Step 3Update and re-install new version.

    Auto update:

    • Step 1: Go to Plugins > Add News > Upload, find and install envato-wordpress-toolkit.zip file ( click here to download)
    • Step 2: To establish an Envato Marketplace API connection navigate to the Envato Toolkit page and insert your Marketplace username and secret API key in the designated input fields. To obtain your API Key, visit your “My Settings” page on any of the Envato Marketplaces
    • Step 3: Once the API connection has been established you will see a list of plugins that can be auto updated/installed. If you don’t see any plugins and are certain you’ve done everything correct, there is a good chance the plugin author has not updated their plugin to be available for auto install and update. If that’s the case, please contact the plugin author and ask them to update their plugin’s information

    Via FTP:

    • Unzip the .zip files of the plugin.
    • Login to your FTP account and navigate to your WordPress Installation directory
    • Navigate to the folder /wp-content/plugins
    • Override the folders of these plugins

How to use?

  • Step 1: Add Mailchimp API
  • Step 2: Create Mailchimp Form with Visual Composer
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    Manage APIs Key

    In your WordPress Admin area, look down the left-hand column for “Ultimate Mailchimp Layout > All APIs key”

    You can:
    • Add new
    • Edit
    • Delete
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    Add API Key

    In your WordPress Admin area, look down the left-hand column for “Ultimate Mailchimp Layout > Add API”

    When you save API key, It will get the lists

    • You need to get AIP key in Mailchimp.com > Account

    • This plugin will get lists those you create in (Mailchimp.com > Lists)

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    Create a Mailchimp Form

    In Create Page or Post screen you can add MailChimp Form shortcode:

    • A lot of fields the plugin support you build Mailchimp Form (List > Settings).

    Create a MailchimpForm and drag drop any field in to it. The fields support by Mailchimp:

    You can choose styles, custom colors, custom validate, custom message... and a lot of options

    And don't forget choose Account and Lists you want user subcribe in settings of Mailchimp Form shortcode: