Mandrill

Mandrill Help & Support

  • How to Get Started with Mandrill
  • How To Use Mandrill Templates
  • Popular Things To Do With Mandrill
  • Common Problems with Mandrill

How to Get Started with Mandrill

About Mandrill's Integration#

  • Paid/versioned account: All Mandrill or MailChimp Transactional accounts require a paid MailChimp subscription. More details here.
  • Partner’s Documentation: https://mandrillapp.com/docs/

Connecting with Mandrill#

To get started with Mandrill, first click to add a Mandrill account in your Zap.

Connect Mandrill to Zapier

Next, you'll need to name your Mandrill account in Zapier and provide your Mandrill API key.

The name only serves as a label for your assistance in Zapier. If you have more than one Mandrill account connected to Zapier, it's helpful for recognizing which Mandrill account you select.

Mandrill Name and API Key

You can find your Mandrill API Key at the bottom of your Mandrill settings index page.

Mandrill create API Key

Make sure to leave all the check marks blank like so:

Mandrill API key fields

Once you paste your API key back into Zapier and click continue, your Mandrill account will then be connected to Zapier.

Mandrill + Zapier

How To Use Mandrill Templates

There are two options for work templates in Mandrill: template variables or merge tags.

Template Variables#

In a template like:

All you need to do is provide some template content like so:

Which looks something like this on the live site:

https://cdn.zapier.com/storage/photos/28c6abaff7e5cbee487a777acc2390ef.png

Read more at Mandrill about template variables.

Merge Tags#

If you don't want to provide HTML style template variables, you can just use simpler merge tags. For example, for a template like this:

You would provide merge variables like this:

Which looks like this on Zapier:

https://cdn.zapier.com/storage/photos/c77cdc68476d62a1b142a8097326cae0.png

Read more at Mandrill about merge tags.

Popular Things To Do With Mandrill

Get Slack notifications for new bounced Mandrill emails

Mandrill + Slack

Try It

Send template Mandrill emails when new rows are added to Google Sheets

Google Sheets + Mandrill

Send Mandrill emails to Stripe customers with invalid credit cards

Stripe + Mandrill

Send Mandrill emails when new Gravity Forms entries are submitted

Gravity Forms + Mandrill

Send an email from Mandrill when you receive a webhook

Webhooks by Zapier + Mandrill

Send Mandrill emails to new Facebook Lead Ads leads

Facebook Lead Ads + Mandrill

Common Problems with Mandrill

Can I send HTML Emails with Mandrill?#

Yes! Mandrill's "Send Email" action supports HTML messages.

Can I send attachments using Mandrill through Zapier?#

We currently don't have attachment support for Mandrill at this point in time, but will hopefully be able to add that kind of functionality in the future.

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