How to Display a MailChimp Sign-up Form in a Popup

Documentation for Joomla 3

You can easily display a MailChimp sign-up form in a popup using the Shack Toolbox Pro module.

Visit our Shack Toolbox MailChimp Demo to see how it looks and works.

To get a MailChimp sign-up form looking and behaving similarly to the one set on our Demo, please follow the instructions below.

  • Open up the Shack Toolbox Pro module for editing
  • Under the Module tab, click the Mailchimp box:

The mailchimp box

  • Still under the Module tab, set the following parameters:
    • API Key: enter your MailChimp API key
    • List ID: select your MailChimp list to which your site visitors will be signing
    • Double opt-in: click Yes
    • Custom HTML: leave empty
    • Success message: leave empty
    • Enable term checkbox: leave the default No option selected
    • Terms and conditions text: leave empty
    • Subscribe label: leave empty.

The first group of settings

  • Still under the Module tab set:
    • Show Title to No
    • Position to debug
    • Status to Published

Title, Position and Satus settings

  • Under the Menu Assignment tab, assign this module to the required menu items.

Good job! You are almost done.

  1. Click the Theme tab
  2. Select the As Free As Simple template using the Previous and Next buttons
  3. Click the Choose this theme button

Select the As Free As Simple theme

  • Leave the rest of the settings intact
  • Click Save or Save & Close.

You will now see the toggler button in the bottom left corner of your site:

The toggler tab

  • Click Open Link. You will get redirected to the Joomla article of your choice:

The final result

Well done! You now know how to redirect your users to a Joomla article of your choice using your Shack Toolbox Pro popup module.