MailChimp Field Types

Updated 2 years ago by Niall Clifford

List of the different types of fields that can be mapped between MailChimp and Maximizer:

Group

MailChimp Groups can only be mapped to multi-value table fields in Maximizer.

Check Boxes

Can only be mapped to multi-value table fields in Maximizer

Text

Can only be mapped to alphanumeric fields in Maximizer.

If a Text field in MailChimp is mandatory but the mapped field in Maximizer does not have a value, a value of “-” is set for the field.

Number

Can only be mapped to numeric fields in Maximizer.

If a Number field in MailChimp is mandatory but the mapped field in Maximizer does not have a value, a value of “0” is set for the field.

Radio Buttons

Can only be mapped to single-value table fields in Maximizer.

If a Radio Buttons field in MailChimp is mandatory but the mapped field in Maximizer does not have a value, the first item is selected.

Drop Down

Can only be mapped to single-value table fields in Maximizer.

If a Drop Down field in MailChimp is mandatory but the mapped field in Maximizer does not have a value, the first item is selected.

Date

Can only be mapped to date fields in Maximizer.

If a Date field in MailChimp is mandatory but the mapped field in Maximizer does not have a value, the field is set to the current date.

Birthday

Can only be mapped to date fields in Maximizer.

When synchronizing the value in a Birthday field from MailChimp to Maximizer, the current year is added to the date automatically. To prevent the current year from being added

Address

Can only be mapped to alphanumeric fields in Maximizer.

Typically the MailChimp Address fields, such as Street Address, City, and Postal/Zip should be mapped to the corresponding basic field in Maximizer.

Zip Code

Can only be mapped to alphanumeric fields in Maximizer. Typically the MailChimp Postal/Zip field should be mapped to the Zip Code basic field in Maximizer

If a Zip Code field in MailChimp is mandatory but the mapped field in Maximizer does not have a value, a value of “10000” is set for the field.

Phone

Can only be mapped to alphanumeric fields in Maximizer. Typically the Phone Number field in MailChimp should be mapped to the Phone basic field in Maximizer.

When synchronizing a value from Maximizer to a Phone field in MailChimp, if an invalid phone number format is detected, Maximizer Connect will try to convert the value to make it valid.

Website

Can only be mapped to alphanumeric fields in Maximizer. Typically the Website field in MailChimp should be mapped to the Web Site basic field in Maximizer.

If a Text field in MailChimp is mandatory but the mapped field in Maximizer does not have a value, a value of “http://www.google.com” is set for the field.

Image

Can only be mapped to alphanumeric fields in Maximizer.

If a Text field in MailChimp is mandatory but the mapped field in Maximizer does not have a value, a value of “http://www.google.com” is set for the field.


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