Article Last Updated: October 23, 2015
In order to use the plugin you need to create a MailChimp API key. API stands for application programming interface and it provides a way for 2 web applications (in this case WordPress and MailChimp) to talk to each other. Below is information on how to generate a MailChimp API Key.
Read the MailChimp Knowledge Base article: About API Keys
Step-by-step instructions from MailChimp:
- Click your profile name to expand the Account Panel, and choose Account.
- Click the Extras drop-down menu and choose API keys.
- Copy an existing API key or click the Create A Key button.
- Name your key descriptively, so you know what application uses that key.
Copy your key so you can paste it into the plugin settings.