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Automatic field completion in MailChimp

Posted: March 22, 2018 at 4:21 pm


jbabagmsc

March 22, 2018 at 4:21 pm

We do an annual conference and just started using EE4 for registrations. In MailChimp, we have a column for each year covering a 15 year span from the past and in to the future and use this to track attendance. Is there a way to set a hidden question or field that will automatically activate the checkbox on the appropriate year column in MailChimp when someone registers? Even if I have to update that question/field in EE each year to designate the correct column, I just need to make sure that when a person registers for the 2018 event, that the 2018 column in MailChimp is checked (without the attendee having to manually check the box when they register).


Tony

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March 23, 2018 at 6:43 am

Hi there,

So you have all of the attendees in a single list and want to update a merge var in MailChimp whenever a user registers onto the event?

The MailChimp add-on passes the subscribe arguments through a filter before submitting the call to MailChimp, so you can add additional fields to it using some custom code, if you are comfortable with PHP you can take a look at this filter:

FHEE__EE_MCI_Controller__mci_submit_to_mailchimp__subscribe_args

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