The Mailchimp connector Service used to define a connection required for associated actions and start events. Examples include Salesforce and Box. Method of integration to cloud services, business applications and content stores. is used to create connections for Mailchimp actions. Use Mailchimp actions A tool for building the processes, logic, and direction within workflows. to add customers, events, automations, and stores, and to retrieve lists of contacts and e-commerce stores.

Create a Mailchimp connection

You can create connections from the Automate or Designer page.

Note: Your browser-stored credentials are accessed to create connections. Either clear credentials from browser memory or make sure the stored credentials are for the intended environment.


Permissions enable you to manage access for other users to use, edit, and delete connections.







Note: By default, users with administrator role will have the same rights as a Connection owner.

Create a Mailchimp data source

Use the Mailchimp connector to create a data source to retrieve data from Mailchimp. Data sources are useful when you want to use a form in a workflow, and you want to populate a drop-down list in your form with data from Mailchimp. Once you've created the data source, you can use it in a Data lookup form control to populate the drop-down list field on your form. For information about data sources, see Data sources.

When you configure the data source for the Mailchimp connector, you can select one of the following operations:

  • Get lists - Use this operation if you want to retrieve the list of contacts in your Mailchimp account.
  • Get stores - Use this operation if you want to retrieve a list of the e-commerce stores for your Mailchimp account.

Data source fields

The table below describes the additional configuration fields required for the Mailchimp operations.


Field or selection


Add new Operation Displays the operations available for the selected Connector. Depending on the selection the following fields are displayed:
  • Mailchimp - Get lists:
    • For subscriber: Restricts the records retrieved to lists that include a specific subscriber's email address.
    • Belongs to e-commerce store: Restricts the records retrieved to lists that contain an active, connected, undeleted e-commerce store.
    • Created after: Restricts the records retrieved to lists created after this date. We recommend ISO 8601 time format: 2015-10-21T15:41:36+00:00.
    • Sort by: Returns the records sorted by the specified field. Possible value: "date_created".
    • Sort order: Sorts the records in ascending or descending order. Possible values are ASC or DESC for sorting records in ascending or descending order.
    • Item limit: The number of records to return. The maximum value is 100.