064: How to tweak the design of your Mailchimp opt-in form on your Squarespace website?

In the last video, you saw a demo of how to embed a Mailchimp opt-in form to collect emails on your Squarespace website. This is an important aspect of your website, so make sure you set up an email marketing system in your business. If you want help with that, drop me a line here and we can talk about what possibilities best suit your business.

Al’right, in this video, you will see how to make your opt-in form a little more pretty. Change colors of the form or make it completely transparent. You will do this all without any code. All you need is to follow the steps and play around with your settings under Design> Site Styles.

Watch the step-by-step video showing you how to do this yourself:

How to tweak the design of your Mailchimp Newsletter Opt-in Form

The video above goes into much greater details but here’s a quick step-by-step checklist for on how to tweak the design of your opt-in form.

|1 Go to Design > Site Styles
|2 Hover over the Newsletter on the right Content Area
|3 You will see the Newsletter Block options in the left panel
|4 Click on Background Color and change it to a color that matches/contrasts with your brand colors
|5 Next change the Alternate Background Color as well to have the same color as in Background Color
|6 Click on Button Color to change it
|7 Click on Alternate Button Color and change it there as well
|8 Under Button> Style Outline to choose Solid, Outline or Raised for the button style
|9 Under Button> Shape to choose Square, Rounded or Pill.

|10 Alternate look: Click on Background Color again and move the lowest circle to the left to make the box disappear or look transparent.

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