How to Integrate MailChimp in Bloom WordPress Plugin (Detailed Guide)
Bloom is a Premium WordPress Plugin which is Developed by Elegant Themes. If you are a Blogger running Blogs on WordPress CMS and Looking for the Best Email Subscription Plugin, then this post could be your Best Resource (WordPress Bloom MailChimp).
When I migrated to WordPress, I was confused about Email Subscription Plugin. I was seeking for the best Email Subscription Plugin for my Blog. I saw a Plugin on iftiSEO.com, and I asked the Admin, which Plugin they are using. I got the reply “Bloom Plugin by Elegant Theme.”
I cannot stop myself buying the Plugin from Official Site as it is too Good, can be Optimized and Placed in any position. Personally, I love to Place the Email Subscription Plugin below Post so that the reader gain some interest on my Blog and Subscribe.
Bloom Plugin By Elegant Themes can Supercharge your Email Marketing. I love the User Interface and the Responsive design of this Plugin. It is mobile friendly too which keeps our WP theme responsive. The theme Responsiveness is also an important recommendation of Google’s 2017 SEO Algorithm.
Let’s have a look on my Bloom WordPress Plugin!
Like this Plugin? I love it too, and I know you are looking forward to Installing it on your WordPress CMS with the Integration of MailChimp Email Provider.
Let’s Start the Tutorial below and Integrate MailChimp in Bloom WordPress Plugin.
How to Integrate MailChimp in Bloom Plugin
Step 1: Upload the Bloom Zip file in your WordPress.
Step 2: Create a MailChimp Account and verify with email.
Make sure you have Created RSS Feed for your Blog. If not Go to Google Feedburner Website and Burn your Feed first and then come back to this tutorial.
Your RSS URL will be like this: feeds.feedburner.com/yourblog
For Example, my Feedburner URL is: feeds.feedburner.com/midsummerr
Step 3: Login to MailChimp and Click on Create Campaign Button as shown in the image below:
Step 4: Give Your Campaign Name and Select RSS as Campaign Type.
You will be getting of RSS Feed URL. Make sure you have Generated your RSS URL Properly with Google.
Paste your URL and Follow the Settings as Shown Below!
Don’t forget to Check Resize RSS feed images to fit template. This will automatically resize the images in your RSS feed to fit the width of your template.
Step 5: Click Next Button which is present at the bottom of the right side.
Step 6: On the Next page, Select “Entire List” Check Box and Click Next Button again.
Step 7: You will be getting a Campaign Info Page. Select Personalize to the Field Option as Shown Below.
*You can Connect to Different Social Media Accounts. Options are available on this page only.
On the Next Page, you can Select a template. Choose wisely! And Click Next.
I have Selected Simple Text Template! Look at my Design and Simple Editing:
Click Next, and on the Next Page, You will find a start RSS Button as shown below!
You will be getting a Pop-Up Message:
You’re about to continue sending new posts from http://midsummerr.co.uk/feed/ to subscribers from the list, Mid Summerr Newsletter.
Are you sure you want to continue?
Click on Start Campaign to Confirm!
Now, Setup in Plugin! Go to Installed Plugin in your WordPress and Click the Setting Option of Bloom.
You will see this Panel:
Choose Wisely as per your Need!
You will get a SETUP YOUR OPTIN FORM. Name your Opt-In and configure your form integration.
Select MailChimp in Mail Provider.
When you choose MailChimp from the email provider drop-down menu, you will notice that some new fields appear:
Account Name – This can be anything you like, and is merely a reference for you to remember the account by.
API Key – The API Key is a secret key that is used to verify your account. Once you have entered your API Key and authorized your account, Bloom will be fully connected.
MailChimp requires a single piece of information to link your account, your API Key. These API Keys can be generated within your MailChimp account, and then copied and pasted into the Bloom account creation page.
Now the Question is, Where you will find API Key?
Log in to your account and then click the “Account” link. This will bring you to your account settings page. Next, click the “Extra” link followed by the “API Keys” link to take you to the API management page. Locate and click the “Create A Key” button. This will generate a new API Key for your account.
Copy and paste that key into the “API Key” field in the Bloom account creation page, and then click “Authorize.” If you have copied the key correctly, your account will be verified, and your email lists will appear below the API Settings. Click “Save & Exit” to finalize the process and add the account to Bloom.
Once added, the account and its associated lists will appear in the Accounts tab of your Bloom settings panel. You can manage or delete this account at any time from within this tab.
Done And Done!
Your first RSS email will go out Tue, May 02, 2017 4:00 am Eastern Time.
Any Query? Ask me by commenting below!