MailChimp is a Plugin that allows you to add sign-up forms and sign-up checkboxes to your website.
You can use the sign-up forms anywhere in your website where you would use a short-code, widget, or template function. You can use the sign-up checkboxes in places like your contact page in order to boost your email or newsletter subscribers.
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If you want to keep you ear to the ground on certain topics, you can use two popular methods, RSS feeds or email alerts. Email alerts can be fairly annoying when they keep going off every few seconds, I think we have all been there. But what if you want to stay in the loop but don’t want to get buried in superfluous information and postings? WordPress has you covered on that.
In WordPress you can set up email alerts for not just whenever an author posts, but when there is a certain sting of words used anywhere in the WP.org universe. There is a great tutorial over at WP Tavern on how to set up these very dynamic alerts. Continue reading Email Alerts for WordPress Topics