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Posts tagged: Amazon SES

How to set up WordPress to use Amazon SES

Running a site that sends a lot of emails, like an ecommerce site or a membership site, needs a reliable service to help keep up with the volume of emails… Read more

Matt Shaw

Jun 22, 2021

Amazon SES vs SendGrid vs Mailgun vs Sendinblue: Pricing, Features, and WordPress Plugin Quality

It’s no secret that we love Amazon SES – we released a plugin that specifically helps you set it up on your WordPress site. But it’s also worth looking at… Read more

Matt Shaw

Feb 9, 2021

How Spam Filtering Works: From SPF to DKIM to Blacklists

Have you ever wondered why it’s so often recommended to use a dedicated email service like Amazon SES, Mailgun, or other email services? Maybe you’d rather set up your own… Read more

Matt Shaw

Sep 4, 2018

Exploring Email Tracking with Amazon SES and CloudWatch

Every WordPress site sends emails (like notifications for comments, updates, and new users), but there’s no tracking for them. This makes it hard to know if your emails are getting… Read more

Matt Shaw

Jun 6, 2018