Share Your Signup Form

This feature is limited to certain user levels. You can see your user level on the Users & Account Details page and this article explains what each level can access in the account.

After you create a list and customize your signup form, you may want to share that form with your fans and customers. MailChimp forms are mobile responsive, so no matter how you choose to share your signup form, potential subscribers can sign up from any device.

Find Share Options

  1. Navigate to the Lists page.
  2. Click drop-down menu next to the list you want to work with, and choose  Signup forms.
    List dropdown, signup forms
  3. Select  General forms.
    General forms select button

In the Form Builder, you'll see a Signup from URL field along with three icons for additional sharing methods: Facebook, Twitter, and QR code. Below, you'll learn about each method.
Create forms option block

Signup Form URL

This is a direct URL to your signup form. Share this link on social networking sites, your blog, or anywhere else that you can add a link. When someone clicks the  signup form URL, they'll see the hosted version of your form.
Signup form URL

Share on Facebook

To post a link to the  hosted version of your signup form on Facebook, use the Facebook method. You could also embed a signup form on your Facebook page, with the Facebook integration

To share your form on Facebook, follow the steps below.

  1. Navigate to General forms in the Form Builder.
  2. Click the Facebook icon.
    Facebook share icon
  3. Log in to Facebook if prompted.
  4. In the Facebook pop-up modal, click the drop-down menu to choose where you want to post the link to your form.
    Share on a Facebook page
  5. If you chose to share with a friend, group, or Page, choose which of those you want to share with from the options provided.
  6. Type in an optional message and a thumbnail image.
  7. Click Share Link.
    Share link confirmation

Share on Twitter

Click the Twitter icon to tweet the link to your signup form. To add a signup form to your Twitter account, use Twitter's Lead Generation Card

To share the link to your signup form on Twitter, follow the steps below.

  1. Navigate to General forms in the  Form Builder.
  2. Click the Twitter icon.
    Twitter icon
  3. Log in to Twitter, if prompted.
  4. In the Twitter window or pop-up modal, add additional text to appear with the shortened link.
    Share with your followers tweet button
  5. Click  Tweet.

Subscribe Form QR Code

Marketers use  QR codes to send people to a website without text. MailChimp generates a QR code for each of your list's signup forms, so you can display a QR code in your printed materials.

People with smartphones and a QR code scanner app can scan the code to visit your signup form. To download the QR code, follow the steps below. 

  1. Navigate to General forms in the   Form Builder.
  2. Click the QR code icon.
  3. In the Subscribe Form QR Code pop-up modal, click Small, Medium, or Large to choose the size of image you want to download.
    QR code share
  4. Depending on your browser settings, the QR code will either download directly to your computer, or appear in a new window or tab. To download the image that appears, right-click or CTRL-click the image, and save it to your computer.
  5. Place the image file in your printed materials. 

Other Share Options

Include Signup Form Link in a Campaign

Add a link to your list's signup form in your campaigns with merge tags so people can join your list from a forwarded campaign or from your campaign archive.

Embed a Form on Your Website

When you create a list, we provide HTML code for a small signup form that can be embedded on your website.

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