It is high time to upgrade to the new block forms if you are still using shortcodes on your old newsletter homepage. This guide can assist you in migrating to the updated version.
Change the length of the excerpt
WordPress has a filter to change the length of the excerpt on your website. The excerpt_length filter helps you to do this. Mailster has a dedicated filter you can use.
Migrating your license to Freemius
If you bought Mailster on the Envato marketplace you have to migrate your Envato License (purchase code) to a Freemius license. On the Migration Screen, you have to enter Click on “Migrate to Freemius now” to start the migration process. After a couple of seconds, you get a confirmation screen of the migration. You’re all […]
Use Advanced Custom Fields in your Newsletter Campaigns
Advanced Custom Fields is a popular plugin that can help you add extra content fields to your WordPress edit screens. These extra content fields are more commonly referred to as Custom Fields and can allow you to build websites faster and educate your clients quicker. With Mailster you can use these fields inside your email […]
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.
Sending post-purchase coupon codes to WooCommerce customers.
In many cases, you would like to offer a discount for your customers once they buy a certain product. With Mailster and WooCommerce you can do this pretty simply.
Send your newsletters via Gmail
Gmail by Google is a great email delivery provider and you can use it to send all your newsletter campaigns with Mailster. Since Gmail is not really built for sending marketing emails you have to consider a couple of things:
Encode Tags for Links
If you are using Tags in Mailster you may like to use them in your links as well. Since links must be encoded the content of your tags must be encoded as well.
Working with animated GIFs in Mailster
Animated Gifs can bring some life to your email marketing campaigns. Since Mailster uses WordPress native methods to resize images, so they fit correctly and reduce file size, the animation is may lost during this process.
Handling Bounces with AmazonSNS
If you are sending your Campaigns with Amazon’s Simple Email Service you can use the regular Bounce option that comes with Mailster. If you like to have more control over bounces you should switch to AmazonSNS.
Send your Newsletters via SendGrid
SendGrid is a powerful sending provider which works with Mailster.
Using Multi language Newsletter with WPML
What you need Create your forms Create a form for each language you like to use. Translate the strings on the settings page to the specific language. Create translated Newsletter Homepages. If you haven’t created your newsletter homepage for your base language check out this article. You can quickly add the newsletter shortcodes from the […]
Send your Newsletters via Mailgun
Mailgun is a developer-friendly email provider and if you use Mailster you can use them to send your campaigns.
Validating Custom Fields
Mailster gives you the option to define custom fields where you can store additional information of your subscribers. Sometimes you need to verify these values with some custom code.
Send your Newsletters via SparkPost
With SparkPost you get a solid delivery provider and 100.000 15.000 * mails per month for free. There’s some setup required before you can use this service though.
Using WooCommerce in your Newsletter Campaigns
If you’re running a WooCommerce Shop and like to send your latest products to your audience you can use Mailster with the WooCommerce add-on.
Saving new Template Files
Mailster Templates give you a great start to get your campaigns going. If the provided modules don’t fit your needs or you like to have custom starting content you should save your own custom template file.
How to add a Google Maps API Key
Mailster uses Google Maps to display the location of your subscribers. To display them you have to set up a Google API Key.
Working with action hook auto responders
This is the fourth part of a short series about auto responders in Mailster. Last time we created a time-based autoresponder. Today we take a tour of the next type of autoresponders: Action Hook Auto Responders
Send your Newsletters via Amazon’s SES
It’s really recommended to send your newsletters via a dedicated email service provider. One of the big players in this field is Amazon’s Simple Email Service (SES).
Translations in Mailster
Mailster is used around the world and while many installations are running with an English localization even more don’t.
Creating a series in Mailster
Creating a series of newsletter campaigns is a good way to keep your subscribers engaged with your service. But what is a series and how do you make it in Mailster? In this tutorial, we cover the basic steps of creating a series in Mailster.
Working with time based auto responders
Today we take a tour of the next type of autoresponders: Time-based autoresponders What are time-based autoresponders for? They are made to send new campaigns at a specific interval Let’s say we would like to send our latest three posts to our subscribers on the first of every month Create a new Campaign Define the […]
Working with action-based autoresponders
Today we take a tour of the next type of autoresponders: Action based autoresponders
Working with subscriber-based autoresponders
Today we take a look at Subscriber based auto responders