Hi. I'm not sure if I'm posting this to the right forum.

I'm very much an html amateur. I designed my website in Dreamweaver with a lot of luck and online research. I've just subscribed to Mailchimp to manage my email list, and I'm struggling to get the sign-up form to work on my website. The form is simple, just email and state. both are (or should be) required fields. There are several problems right now, but I'll keep my question to nuts-and-bolts functionality, then deal with the other issues later.

My "email" field functions as it should. My "state" dropdown list, however, is not sending selected data to my database. I'm guessing this is because I haven't designated a correlate merge field for the "state" drop down list. That merge field is "STATE". But I don't know how that line should look in the code.

I appreciate any help you can give me.

The code is below.

The url is

http://daredukes.com/index2.html




<form style="margin-bottom:0;" action="http://daredukes.list-manage.com/subscribe/post" method="POST">
<input type="hidden" name="u" value="da666df2e1850bd2c72676079">
<input type="hidden" name="id" value="4df94d6472">
<table width="400" height="0" align="center" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0">
<tr valign="top">
<td width="179" style="line-height: 150%;font-family: Arial;font-size: 12px;color: #FFFFFF;"><span style="line-height: 150%;font-family: Arial;font-size: 12px;color: #333333;">
<label for="MERGE0" style="line-height: 150%;font-family: Arial;font-size: 12px;color: #FFFFFF;"><strong>Email Address</strong> <em>*</em></label>
<br />
<input type="text" name="MERGE0" size="30" value="" style="width: 100%;"/>
</span></td>
<td width="215" style="line-height: 150%;font-family: Arial;font-size: 12px;color: #FFFFFF;"> State<br>
<fieldset style="border: none;padding: 0;margin: 0;">
<legend style="display:none;">State</legend>
<div>
<select name="group">
<option selected="please choose...">please choose...</option>
<option value="AL">Alabama</option>
<option value="AK">Alaska</option>
<option value="AS">American Samoa</option>
<option value="AZ">Arizona</option>
<option value="AR">Arkansas</option>
<option value="CA">California</option>
<option value="CO">Colorado</option>
<option value="CT">Connecticut</option>
<option value="DE">Delaware</option>
<option value="DC">District of Columbia</option>
<option value="FM">Federated States of Micronesia</option>
<option value="FL">Florida</option>
<option value="GA">Georgia</option>
<option value="GU">Guam</option>
<option value="HI">Hawaii</option>
<option value="ID">Idaho</option>
<option value="IL">Illinois</option>
<option value="IN">Indiana</option>
<option value="IA">Iowa</option>
<option value="KS">Kansas</option>
<option value="KY">Kentucky</option>
<option value="LA">Louisiana</option>
<option value="ME">Maine</option>
<option value="MH">Marshall Islands</option>
<option value="MD">Maryland</option>
<option value="MA">Massachusetts</option>
<option value="MI">Michigan</option>
<option value="MN">Minnesota</option>
<option value="MS">Mississippi</option>
<option value="MO">Missouri</option>
<option value="MT">Montana</option>
<option value="NE">Nebraska</option>
<option value="NV">Nevada</option>
<option value="NH">New Hampshire</option>
<option value="NJ">New Jersey</option>
<option value="NM">New Mexico</option>
<option value="NY">New York</option>
<option value="NC">North Carolina</option>
<option value="ND">North Dakota</option>
<option value="MP">Northern Mariana Islands</option>
<option value="OH">Ohio</option>
<option value="OK">Oklahoma</option>
<option value="OR">Oregon</option>
<option value="PW">Palau</option>
<option value="PA">Pennsylvania</option>
<option value="PR">Puerto Rico</option>
<option value="RI">Rhode Island</option>
<option value="SC">South Carolina</option>
<option value="SD">South Dakota</option>
<option value="TN">Tennessee</option>
<option value="TX">Texas</option>
<option value="UT">Utah</option>
<option value="VT">Vermont</option>
<option value="VI">Virgin Islands</option>
<option value="VA">Virginia</option>
<option value="WA">Washington</option>
<option value="WV">West Virginia</option>
<option value="WI">Wisconsin</option>
<option value="WY">Wyoming</option>
</select>
</div>
</fieldset></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td> </td>
<td><input type="submit" value="Subscribe to list"></td>
</tr>
</table>
<br clear="all">
</form>