I use WordPress to run a few other websites, such as my CommunityHost site, and wanted to add a form to support a mailing list. My hosting company, Servage, supports mailing lists and I’ve used them with some success, so I didn’t need to re-invent the wheel and decided that the best bet would be to somehow get the HTML form that Servage supply on to a WordPress page.
I did try the obvious – just paste the HTML source code in to a page – and that was about as effective as the proverbial cat flap in an elephant house. So I then decided to create a new template page containing the code. And for all who’re interested, here’s what I did in Version 2.3.x.