Setup Guide

Follow these steps to connect MailChimp to your CData Connect account:

  1. Open the Connections page of the CData Connect dashboard.

  2. Click + Add Connection in the upper-right corner.

  3. Type MailChimp into the search field, then click the data source name.

  4. On the Basic Settings tab of the new connection, enter a connection name or keep the default name.

  5. Log into your MailChimp account from a separate browser window.

  6. Select Account > Extras > API Keys. Copy the API key value.

  7. Return to CData Connect.

  8. Enter the API key value from MailChimp in the API Key field.

  9. At the top of the CData Connect Add MailChimp Connection page, click Save & Test.

    • If the connection test succeeds, a message indicates that your connection has been created.

    • If the connection test fails, ensure that you entered your login information correctly with no stray spaces or other characters. Then, try again.

More Information

For more information about interactions between CData Connect and MailChimp, see this information page.