Here is the scenario: Your WordPress e-commerce website has products, blog posts, and pages. You want to limit the search results to either products or blog posts depending on where the search is initiated (i.e. which search widget is used). Unfortunately, the WordPress search widget displays both the products and blog posts on the search results page.
MailChimp, by default, requires a double opt-in process for subscribers to join a list. MailChimp uses this feature to avoid lists being cluttered by spammers and invalid e-mail addresses. In some instances, though, the double opt-in feature can lose new subscribers if the opt-in e-mail isn’t confirmed or if the e-mail gets sent to the spam or bulk folder.
This is a step-by-step tutorial designed to help you create a sales funnel using WordPress, the Contact Form 7 plugin, and the Contact Form 7 MailChimp Extension plugin. You will need to have a MailChimp account and an active MailChimp list to proceed.