Adding Posts to your Campaign

One of the core features of Mailster is the deeply integration with WordPress. To get your posts and articles into your campaign you have two ways to add them. Next to regular posts you can also include pages or any custom post type in the same fashion.

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WordPress Users in Mailster

Mailster has a dedicate list of your subscribers so your WordPress users are by default not connected to your Mailster subscriber base. There are several ways to connect them and work with segmentation on the user data.

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Using Mailster Forms

Mailster includes sign up forms you can use in many different ways. If you are running some other web sites – no matter if they are based on WordPress, a different CMS or just plain HTML – you can embed external forms to collect leads on them.

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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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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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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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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 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 can I setup the newsletter homepage?

The newsletter homepage is a static page which is required to make the subscription and unsubscription progress work correctly. If you activate Mailster you’ll get ask to create the newsletter homepage during the setup process. By default it’s called Newsletter and can get accessed via

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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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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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