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SMTP Connect() failed

With our WordPress Newsletters plugin users sometimes experience this error message when setting up SMTP for the first time. The error message is SMTP Connect() failed or could also be Called Mail() without being connected. Reason for SMTP Connect() failed Error “SMTP Connect() failed” means the connection to the SMTP server cannot be made. ​ ​Can Continue Reading…

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Newsletters: Sendgrid API

You can use Sendgrid with the WordPress Newsletter plugin to send out bulk emails. 1. What is SendGrid? SendGrid is an SMTP relay service which allows you to reliably and efficiently send bulk emails through their servers. SendGrid gives you some free credits to use and you only need to pay if you want to Continue Reading…

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Called Mail() without being connected

“Called Mail() without being connected” is a common issue when using a SMTP relay service to send your emails. Reason for the Error If you’re using a SMTP relay service, the plugin makes a PHP socket connection to the SMTP host of the service. Some shared hosting providers block certain ports and some block outgoing Continue Reading…

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Newsletters: MailGun

Using MailGun with the WordPress Newsletter plugin. 1. What is MailGun? MailGun is an SMTP email relay service which allows you to send transactional emails through their API or via SMTP. Included is tracking, bouncing, receiving of incoming emails and many other features. From our experience, it is very fast and reliable. It is one Continue Reading…

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Newsletters: SMTP Relay Services

SMTP relay services with the WordPress Newsletter plugin. You can use any SMTP server with our Newsletter plugin. Here are some popular, suggested services and guides on how to use them with the plugin:

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