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Restrict Content Pro – MailChimp


This is an add-on for the Restrict Content Pro plugin. It does not function on its own.

This plugin will add a MailChimp Newsletter signup option to the member registration form in Restrict Content Pro.

Learn more about Restrict Content Pro:

A dramatically improved Pro version of this plugin is available. The pro version includes level-specific subscriptions, eCommerce tracking, automatic subscriptions, status tracking, and more. Upgrade to Pro.


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Contributors & Developers

“Restrict Content Pro – MailChimp” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Tweak: Update plugin author name and URL.
  • Tweak: Fetch 150 MailChimp lists instead of 25.
  • Fix: Incorrect hook used for displaying signup status on Customer Details page. This now displays correctly.


  • New: Add setting to choose default checked status for opt-in checkbox.
  • New: Add debug logging.
  • Fix: Verify subscription is successful before updating user meta designating that it was.


  • New: Added notice about MailChimp Pro add-on.
  • Fix: Use <h1> tags instead of <h2> in settings page header.
  • Fix: First and last name not being sent to MailChimp.


  • Updated to use the MailChimp 3.0 API.
  • Added translation support.
  • Fixed misspelling in default signup label.
  • Customers are no longer subscribed if their payment fails during registration.
  • General code improvements.
  • New rcp_mailchimp_subscribe_args filter, which allows developers to customize the subscription arguments before subscribing the member.


  • Added a filter called “rcp_mailchimp_merge_vars” that lets developers modify the merge vars sent to MailChimp


  • Removed the MailChimp Signup column in order to fix display issues on smaller screens
  • Added MailChimp signup status to the View Member Details screen


  • Added First and Last name to the fields that get sent to Mail Chimp


  • Fixed a class conflict that happened when other Mail Chimp plugins were installed
  • Improved settings page to match core WP UI


  • Updated the hook used to display the checkbox to work better with other add-ons.


  • Added a “Mail Chimp Signup” column to the Members page to show whether a user signed up for your newsletter.


  • Minor Improvements


  • Added a user meta option that keeps track of when users choose to sign up for the newsletter *


  • Initial release.