Sep 29, 2016 by Aubrey Rhodes API

API v3.0 Updates

At the end of this year, we’ll be retiring the older versions of MailChimp’s API. We announced the sunset earlier this year, but I wanted to provide some updates on improvements we’ve made to API v3.0 and some clarification on our plans. Our API team has been hard at work making it easier to manage ...

Feb 11, 2016 by Aubrey Rhodes API

Sunsetting Previous MailChimp API Versions

Over the last few months, MailChimp's API team has been working hard on improvements to v3.0. We're happy to announce that, with this week's release, it's now possible to do everything available in previous versions of the API through the new interface. With this work done, we're planning to spend the rest of the year ...

Oct 1, 2015 by Aubrey Rhodes API

Batch Operations and PUT in API v3.0

Preview for Batch Operations and PUT in API v3.0

The latest update to API v3.0 makes it even easier to manage large lists. The list members resource now accepts a PUT method that allows you to create or update a subscriber in a single operation, and we’ve added a batch operations feature that lets you make multiple operations in just one call. Now, you ...

Jul 30, 2015 by Pete Holiday API

A Good API Shouldn’t Need an SDK

Since we launched API v3.0, a popular question we're asked is when our wrapper libraries (also known as software development kits or SDKs) will be available. Some have even suggested that an API without an SDK isn't useful or complete. In theory, SDKs sound like a great idea. For a web service API like MailChimp, ...

May 4, 2015 by Pete Holiday API

API v3.0 is Here

Today we're releasing API v3.0 to the world. The public beta went well, and we've squashed a ton of bugs and gotten good feedback on areas that were still too confusing. It's now available for everyone to use in their MailChimp integrations. Let's get into the details. What's different? The short answer is: almost everything. ...

Mar 4, 2015 by Pete Holiday API

API v3.0 Enters Open Beta

A few weeks ago, I wrote about some of the issues we discovered when we took a hard look at our API v2.0. Today, I'll show you how we're fixing them. Many of the problems people encountered with older versions of the API were systemic or architectural. But since we can't make backwards-incompatible changes, the ...