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.