How To Add Mandrill To Mailchimp

Mandrill is a powerful email delivery service that can be integrated with MailChimp to enhance your email marketing campaigns. In this article, we will guide you through the process of adding Mandrill to MailChimp and explain the benefits of using this integration.

Step 1: Create a Mandrill Account

The first step in adding Mandrill to MailChimp is to create a Mandrill account. To do this, go to Mandrill’s website and click on the “Sign Up” button. Follow the prompts to create an account with your email address and password.

Step 2: Connect Mandrill to MailChimp

Once you have created a Mandrill account, you can connect it to your MailChimp account. To do this, log in to your MailChimp account and go to the “Settings” tab. From there, select “Extras” and then “Mandrill.” Follow the prompts to connect your Mandrill account to your MailChimp account.

Step 3: Create a Template

After connecting Mandrill to MailChimp, you can create a template for your email campaign. To do this, go to the “Templates” tab in MailChimp and click on the “Create Template” button. From there, select “Code Your Own” and paste in the HTML code provided by Mandrill.

Step 4: Test Your Email

Before sending your email campaign, it’s important to test it to ensure that everything is working properly. To do this, go to the “Campaigns” tab in MailChimp and click on the “Create Campaign” button. From there, select “Regular” and follow the prompts to create a new campaign. Once you have created your campaign, select “Test Email” from the drop-down menu and enter the email address of the recipient you want to test with.

Step 5: Send Your Campaign

After testing your email campaign, you can send it to your subscribers. To do this, go back to the “Campaigns” tab in MailChimp and select the campaign you want to send. From there, click on the “Send Now” button and follow the prompts to send your campaign.


Adding Mandrill to MailChimp can enhance your email marketing campaigns by providing powerful email delivery services. By following these steps, you can easily integrate Mandrill with MailChimp and start sending high-quality emails to your subscribers.