Mailster uses static image maps of various places like the subscriber’s detail page or the new subscriber notification. Head over to Settings => General to choose which one you like to use.
Warm up your email delivery method.
If you just started with email marketing or switched your delivery provider or even our domain or IP address it’s a good practice to not start blasting your provider with too many emails at once.
Send your emails as fast as possible.
Mailster sends you emails in batches. While this is a technical limitation it also prevents sending too many emails at once which causes server timeouts and even gets banned from your email delivery provider.
Prevent spam filters from automatically opening and clicking through links in your campaigns
Some email spam filters can open and click through the links in your emails to check for malicious content. This can cause false open rates and may also unsubscribe users (if you have single-opt-out enabled). To prevent this Mailster has the option to prevent this behavior.
How many mails can I send at once?
If you send marketing emails you often like to send them as fast as possible. While this is great in theory it’s often not recommended for your general email marketing strategy.
List Based and Global Subscriptions
Mailster can handle subscriptions in two different ways.
What information will be tracked by opting into usage tracking?
On installing or updating the plugin, Mailster will ask if you would like to opt into usage tracking. By doing this, you are helping us with better planning of new features, fixing bugs, and prioritizing development based on user feedback.
How to handle bounces with SendGrid?
If you are using SendGrid with Mailster you can also automatically progress bounces. You only need On the delivery tab, you can find two options for handling bounces Select SendGrid and future bounced email addresses will automatically get marked as hard bounced. If you select Mailster you have to contact SendGrid Support and request to enable […]
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 try the following things: Keep in mind that the bottleneck is always the connection from your server to your ESP’s server. Mailster can only send one mail at once and needs to send a request […]
How can I use Mailster with the wp_mail function?
Many contact forms or membership plugins use the wp_mail method. With Mailster you can hijack the function and use the Mailster delivery options to send third-party mail. On the General tab in the settings you can find three options: 1) Do not use Mailster for outgoing WordPress emails This option will bypass the functionality and uses […]
How do I know if my cron is working correctly?
Mailster requires a cron to send its campaign. If you know how to set up a cron you have to check if the cron is actually running correctly.
How can I send newsletters via GoDaddy?
Although it’s not recommended to use GoDaddy’s own email servers you can do it but have to follow some rules: GoDaddy has a limit of 250 emails from a certain account so make sure you set up the sending limits correctly. Use this form to calculate your values. You have to make sure the used […]