Tags in Mailster

Tags are placeholders in your campaigns and is an essential part of Mailster. They always get replaced with it’s desired content when the campaigns is prepared to send you preview the campaign you visit the webversion of a campaign You can set them anywhere in your newsletter template with the format {tagname}. Custom field tags are individual for each […]

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How can I setup a cron job?

If you have problems with sending your campaigns you may have not setup your cron correctly. There a two ways to trigger the send progress: wp-cron If you select the WordPress native cron solution you don’t have to take any further actions. WordPress will send your campaigns in your defined interval. This method has some […]

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Choosing your Delivery Method

Mailster offers by default three delivery methods: Simple SMTP Gmail Additionally you can add more methods with plugins Simple This is the default method and is not recommended for bulk mailing in general. Often providers limit the amount of mails which can be sent with this method to prevent spammers. Talk to your host about […]

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How can I customize the notification template?

The best way to alter the notification template is to create a new campaign select the notification template in the dropdown menu in the editbar (next to the save button) change the content, images and links but keep the {headline} and the {content} tags save the template and check the “overwrite” option without changing the […]

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Your First Campaign

If you have successfully activated the plugin you can create your first campaign like a regular post. Click on “New Campaign” in the “Newsletter” Menu The Details First choose a title for your campaign. The subject could be the same as the title but it’s totally up to you. All templates are prepared for “Preheaders“. […]

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Setup Automatic Bounce Handling

Mailster can automatically process bounces which requires some setup. All mails sent before this setup do not get processed. Enter a Bounce Address on the Bounce tab in the settings and enable automatic bounce handling. This will reveal further options and you have to enter the credentials of your bounce email server. In the next […]

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How can I increase the sending speed?

Depending on your delivery method Mailster needs some time to send your campaigns. If you like to increase your delivery rate you can do try following things: decrease the cron interval trigger the progress faster (How to setup a cron) Increase the “numbers of mails sent at once” on the Delivery tab in the settings Choose a […]

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How to install Mailster

You can install Mailster by going to your Plugins page and click on the “Add New” button on the top of the page. Continue by clicking on “Upload Plugin” and selecting the mailster-x.x.x-zip from your dektop. Click on “Install Now” and the package will get uploaded and extracted on your WordPress site. After this step […]

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How can I update to the latest version?

The easiest way to update Mailster is like a regular WordPress plugin from the repo. Just visit the Updates page of your WordPress site and update the plugin. If you have “automatic update” enabled in the settings Mailster will get updated automatically. If you have troubles updating check our guide on why is my plugin […]

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What is the CAN-SPAM act and do my newsletters have to comply?

The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (15 U.S.C. 7701, et seq., Public Law No. 108-187, was S.877 of the 108th United States Congress), signed into law by President George W. Bush on December 16, 2003, establishes the United States’ first national standards for the sending of commercial e-mail and requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to […]

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