CakePHP 2.x plugin for MailChimp

v1.0.4 2014-03-11 23:27 UTC


It is specific use for CakePHP plugin.


Can install it via Composer or git submodule. Composer

composer install

or if you are already using composer

composer update 

Git Submodule

git submodule add pathForYourPluginFolder/nameThePlugin


New for CakePHP 2.0, plugins need to be loaded manually in app/Config/bootstrap.php.


In app/Config, create a php file and name it mail_chimp.php. Inside mail_chimp.php add these code below.

$config['Chimp']['url'] = '';
$config['Chimp']['key'] = "Your API Key from your MailChimp account"
$config['Chimp']['version'] = '2.0';
$config['Chimp']['lists_subscribe'] = '/lists/subscribe';
$config['Chimp']['lists_member_info'] = '/lists/member-info';


Version 1.0* has two methods

Subscribe email

Add an email into subscribe list

listSubscribe($listId, $params)

$listId: The list id to connect to, you can get it from your MailChimp account.

$params: email for subscribe Ex:

$params = array (
  'email' => array('email' => 'your email')

You can add more option into $params, see the format in, If the method is called successfully, an confirmation email will be sent to the email that want to get subscribe.

Check email status in subscribe list

getEmailStatus($listId, $email) 

$listId: The list id to connect to, you can get it from your MailChimp account.

$email: The email that you want to check the status

This method will return a string status.

Pending: The email confirmation is sent to this email, but the user haven't response yet.
Subscribe: This email is already subscribe in the list.
Unsubscribe: This email is unsubscribe in the list.
Not subscribe: This email haven't been subscribe in the list before.


MIT License See LICENSE file.