Hunting for a Mailchimp form builder on WordPress? It's a jungle out there, but we know one plugin that won't leave you hanging - Formidable Forms. Let's get a closer look!
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Are you tired of fighting with the form builder in Mailchimp? We hear you!
Yes, the popular email marketing platform's interface is easy to use. But you can't fully customize your forms unless you're familiar with custom coding.
Instead of spending hours monkeying around with your form in Mailchimp, we have a better option. 🐒
It's called Formidable Forms, and it lets you create highly customizable Mailchimp forms right from your WordPress dashboard.
In this article, you'll learn how much better life can be when you bypass Mailchimp's form builder, why Formidable Forms is the best Mailchimp form builder for WordPress, and how to get a custom Mailchimp signup form on your site in minutes.
Let's get started!
Why use a WordPress form builder for Mailchimp?
A good WordPress form builder like Formidable Forms offers many advantages over the built-in Mailchimp form builder. Sorry, Freddie! 🙉
If popping back and forth between programs drives you bananas, you'll love having everything in one place — no more logging into Mailchimp whenever you need to make a tiny change to your online forms.
When you connect WordPress forms to your Mailchimp account, you can correct typos in your forms or edit the submit button without ever leaving the WordPress admin. Nice, right?
But convenience and efficiency aren't the only reasons to ditch the Mailchimp form builder for a WordPress one. Here are a few other big benefits:
- More control over your form data
- Advanced customization options and form fields
- Ability to accept payments in forms
- Support for complex forms like quizzes and calculators
- No more hosted signup form embed codes to copy/paste! 🙊
And you get these features while automatically adding email addresses to your Mailchimp contact list. So why not make the switch?
All Mailchimp plugins aren't created equal, though. Only the best have everything we mentioned above. Can you guess where this is going?...
What makes Formidable the best Mailchimp form builder?
There have been hundreds (if not thousands) of Mailchimp plugins over the years, from the now-closed Caldera Forms to its current competitor, MailMunch.
So what sets Formidable Forms apart?
A bunch of things, but let's stick to the ripest ones! (get it? 🍌🙈)
- A drag and drop form builder that makes creating complex forms so easy even an ape could do it.
- Advanced form customization so forms fit your branding.
- Conditional logic & conversational forms keep forms short and conversion rates high.
- Different form types including contact forms, subscribe forms, surveys, quizzes, calculators, polls, and more.
- Tags to keep contacts organized in Mailchimp.
And these are just a few features that make Formidable the best WordPress form builder for Mailchimp. We could go on and on, but why not try it for yourself?
All our plans come with a 14-day money-back guarantee, so you can test them risk-free.
Once you pick up the plugin, you can start making your WordPress Mailchimp form!
How does Formidable's Mailchimp form builder work?
Remember when we said it was so easy even an ape could do it? 🦧 Well, we meant it. Here's how simple it is to create a custom signup form with Formidable:
Really, that's it! Just drag and drop to add email address fields, calculated fields, checkboxes, radio buttons with images, and anything else you want to your form.
Want to send an automated response email when someone submits your form? The Settings tab lets you do it in one click! Ready to publish your form? Insert a block, click the dropdown, and choose your form. So simple!
And the initial setup of Formidable Forms Mailchimp WordPress integration is just two steps.
So you won't need to dive into the form code, contact your developer, or hire a Mailchimp expert. If you need assistance, just follow this tutorial on connecting your WordPress signup form to Mailchimp.
What else can you do with Formidable?
Along with building classic contact and signup forms, you can use Formidable to create order forms, Mailchimp popups, and landing pages, or track your audience's clicks to see what content works best.
You can even turn on form abandonment tracking to see where your audience drops off when filling out a form.
If you can imagine it, you can do it with Formidable.
Don't believe us? 🤔 Take a look at all the form plugin features and give it a try risk-free for 14 days!