Cloudbeds Booking Engine - How to Embed Mailchimp Sign-Up Forms

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Collect guests' email addresses willing to subscribe to your latest updates and offers via Mailchimp.

Cloudbeds Booking Engine can have the Mailchimp sign-up forms embedded within it. This article explains how to embed this feature for your property.

The Mailchimp sign-up form can only be added at the very end of the booking, on the Confirmation Page where it shows all of the reservation information.

Embed Mailchimp Signup Forms on the Booking Engine

Step 1 - Getting Started
  1. Create a Mailchimp account by signing up here.
  2. Once the account is created, follow the steps below to embed Mailchimp on the Booking Engine.
Step 2 - Instructions within Mailchimp
  1. Login to your Mailchimp account and access the Audience tab
  2. Click on Manage Audience
  3. Select Signup forms
Audience dashboard | Mailchimp - Google Chrome
  1. Choose Embedded forms
Signup forms for Cloudbeds | Mailchimp - Google Chrome
  1. Select a form type (Classic, Condensed, Horizontal, or Unstyled) and customize the Form Options

If you have any questions about form options and settings, contact the Mailchimp Support Team directly.

Embedded Form Code | Mailchimp - Google Chrome
  1. Scroll down and highlight all the code (Control + A) or left-click to copy the code (We will use the Classic Format as an example)
Embedded Form Code | Mailchimp - Google Chrome
Step 3 - Add the code on Cloudbeds Booking Engine
  1. Login to Cloudbeds PMS and click on Manage (gear icon)
  2. Go to Customize Booking Engine
  3. Paste the code previously copied from Mailchimp into the section Javascript Code (Confirmation Page Only)
  4. Click Save

To test and view the format, open your booking engine page to create a test reservation. On the Confirmation Page, scroll down. The sign-up form will be displayed directly under the Property Information.

Confirmation - DEMO - Karina's Hostel - Google Chrome

Once the information is stored within your Mailchimp account, you can send marketing emails to your guests via Mailchimp. This information will only be stored within Mailchimp and not within Cloudbeds PMS.

Advanced Options

Create Custom Styles on the Mailchimp form

To centralize the sign-up form on your booking engine page (along with all the other sections above the form), use the following code in the section entitled Javascript Code (Confirmation Page Only):

<style>
#mc_embed_signup{ 
background:#fff; 
clear:left; 
font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; 
margin-left: 90px; 
margin-right: 125px; 
margin-bottom: 40px;
width: 80%; 
text-align:center; }@media (min-width: 1460px) {
  #mc_embed_signup { 
margin-left: 150px; 
margin-right: 145px; 
margin-bottom: 60px; 
}
}
</style>
Style of Cloudbeds Booking Engine

The following code will hide the property information and also the map:

<style>
/* Following code will hide the property information along with the map */
.page-content-wrapper {
display: none;
}
</style>
Confirmation - DEMO - Karina's Hostel - Google Chrome

The following code will hide the property information along with the map on a mobile phone browser:

<style>
@media (min-width: 992px) {
.page-content-wrapper{
display: none;
}
}
<style>

The following code will hide the security payment logo:

<style>
.bank_transfer, .security-sprite {
display: none !important;
}
</style>
Confirmation - DEMO - Karina's Hostel - Google Chrome
Confirmation - DEMO - Karina's Hostel - Google Chrome
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