Find your MailChimp API Key and list id

MailChimp provides a way through its API to be able to add new subscribers programmatically. We are using the MailChimp API in our Facebook Viral & Marketing Social App and this post will explain how you can get your MailChimp API Key and also where you can find a specific list id.

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How to get a MailChimp API key

1. Navigate to mailchimp.com and connect with your account
2. Navigate to your “Account” page, then from the “Extra” dropdown list select “API Keys”
3. From the “API Keys” section create a new key and copy paste the API key where you want to use it

How to find a list id

1. Navigate to mailchimp.com and connect with your account
2. Navigate to your “Lists” page, then click on one of your lists
3. From the “Settings” dropdown menu, click on “List name and defaults”
4. The list id should be displayed somewhere on that page

If you have any questions feel free to post them in the comments