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WordPress DIY Guide

Blog subscribers and email updates

Do you want to send email updates to your subscribed readers when you post new blog content? The service that we've chosen for this is MailChimp, an online email service provider that can help manage the subscribers to your Wordpress site and also send scheduled updates when you publish new blog content.

General overview

To learn more about how this works, check out these general questions.

Technical information

In order to use this service, you will need to set up a MailChimp account to manage the subscribers. You will also need to share access to your MailChimp account with OIT. Follow the instructions below to do these things.

Putting it all together

The final steps include working with OIT to fine tune your Wordpress site update. Learn about what OIT will do to help you and what you will need to complete yourself.