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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…

Matt Shaw

Feb 9, 2021

MailPoet and WordPress Newsletter Plugins vs Mailchimp and Drip in 2021

There are many options when it comes to sending out email newsletters for your WordPress site. You can choose from dozens of plugins or dedicated services like Mailchimp or Drip.…

Matt Shaw

Jan 28, 2021

The State of HTML Email in WordPress

One question that I’ve been asked a few times while working on WP Offload SES is how it handles HTML email. By default, WordPress sends out all email as plain…

Matt Shaw

Oct 22, 2019

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…

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…

Matt Shaw

Jun 6, 2018