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MailPoet 3 - Beta Version

Create and send beautiful emails and newsletters from WordPress.

Try the new MailPoet! This is a beta version of our completely new email newsletter plugin.

What's new?

  • New email designer
  • Responsive templates
  • Send with MailPoet's sending service
  • Fast user interface
  • Easier initial configuration

Try the demo.

Check out this 2 minute video.

Use at your own risk!

Use the current stable MailPoet instead of this version if you are not a power user.

  • This beta version is for testing purposes only!
  • Not RTL compatible
  • We expect bug reports from you!
  • Multisite not supported
  • No migration script from MailPoet 2.X to this version
  • Weekly releases

Premium version

Not available yet. Limited stats in free version.

Translations in your language

We accept translations in the repository.

Author MailPoet
Contributors mailpoet, wysija
Tags autoresponder, email, newsletter, post notification, signup, smtp, welcome email
  1. mailpoet screenshot 1

    Sample newsletters.

  2. mailpoet screenshot 2

    The drag & drop editor.

  3. mailpoet screenshot 3

    Subscriber management.

  4. mailpoet screenshot 4

    Sending method configuration in Settings.

  5. mailpoet screenshot 5

    Importing subscribers with a CSV or from MailChimp.

There are 3 ways to install this plugin:

1. The super easy way

  1. In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add
  2. Search for mailpoet
  3. Click to install
  4. Activate the plugin
  5. A new menu mailpoet will appear in your Admin

2. The easy way

  1. Download the plugin (.zip file) on the right column of this page
  2. In your Admin, go to menu Plugins > Add
  3. Select the tab "Upload"
  4. Upload the .zip file you just downloaded
  5. Activate the plugin
  6. A new menu MailPoet will appear in your Admin

3. The old and reliable way (FTP)

  1. Upload mailpoet folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. A new menu MailPoet will appear in your Admin

3.0.0-beta.18 - 2017-02-14

  • Fixed: subscriber stats for lists are accurately calculated;
  • Fixed: 'Create a new form' link in the MailPoet Form widget now leads to the Form editor;
  • Fixed: category names are shown for Automated latest content widget posts on WP 4.7. Thanks Christopher!;
  • Fixed: SendGrid error messages are properly displayed. Thanks Larry!;
  • Fixed: non-Latin-1 characters are now rendered on some hosts running PHP 5.3. Thanks Andreas!

3.0.0-beta.17 - 2017-02-01

  • Added: send in style with MailPoet's own sending service. Visit your MailPoet Settings > Send with... tab.

3.0.0-beta.16 - 2017-01-31

  • Improved: Updated language strings for better translation support;
  • Fixed: subscription forms now allow to subscribe only to specified lists. Thanks Paul!
  • Fixed: subscription forms now ignore any extra fields added not via the Form editor. Thx again Paul!
  • Fixed: previewing sent welcome emails now displays latest email version. Thanks Tim!
  • Fixed: plugin no longer triggers a PHP error during initialization on hosts using PHP 5.3;
  • Fixed: plugin warns about missing required PDO_MYSQL extension.

3.0.0-beta.15 - 2017-01-24

  • Fixed: plugin no longer throws a fatal exception error on (prehistoric :)) hosts running older versions than PHP 5.3. Thanks Otto & jtm12!;
  • Fixed: users who are not subscribed to any list can be filtered in the admin panel;
  • Fixed: newsletter preview links can now be shared with non WP users.

3.0.0-beta.14 - 2017-01-19

  • Fixed: images can't be added to newsletters. Thanks Leon!;
  • Fixed: forms require first & last name input fields on some systems;
  • Fixed: unable to remove subscribers from lists in admin panel. Thanks Kay!

3.0.0-beta.13 - 2017-01-17

  • Improved: style/script conflicts on MailPoet pages are now resolved by unloading non-default assets. Thx Michel for reporting one such case!;
  • Fixed: MySQL wait_timeout of less than 20 seconds results in errors when sending. Thx Tim!;
  • Fixed: unsubscribe URL doesn't work when BuddyPress is enabled;
  • Fixed: some form styles aren't saved. Thanks Pete!;
  • Fixed: typo in subscription management shortcode instructions. Thx Tim once more!

3.0.0-beta.12 - 2017-01-10

  • Improved: faster load times of Emails page with large database;
  • Improved: sender header is now set for SMTP/PHPMail method to work with MS Exchange. Thx Karsten!;
  • Improved: better asset conflict management with other plugins;
  • Fixed: newly published custom post types are now sent. Thx Jim!;
  • Fixed: post notifications now sent when ALC block is configured to display titles only. Thx Pete;
  • Fixed: shortcode "date:dtext" displays full name (e.g., Sunday) instead of abbreviated (e.g., Sun);
  • Fixed: hide mailer error on send previews. Thx Karsten again!;
  • Fixed: various minor issues.

3.0.0-beta.11 - 2016-12-31

  • Improved: newsletters' statistics are generated in a split second;
  • Fixed: subscribers' data is properly saved on repeat and/or multiple subscription attempts;
  • Fixed: WP posts are displayed/rendered with proper line breaks and spaces;
  • Fixed: preview-by-email works once again;
  • Wished: 2017 sees the release of the fantastic MailPoet 3 and the super-duper MailPoet Sending Service;
  • Wished: 2017 turns out to be an amazing year for all of our beloved and new users!

3.0.0-beta.10 - 2016-12-27

  • Improved: newsletter is saved prior to sending an email preview;
  • Improved: subscription management page conditionally displays the "bounced" status;
  • Improved: deleted lists are displayed in newsletter listings;
  • Fixed: newsletter/subscriber/list/form dates are properly formatted according to WP settings;
  • Fixed: emails' "Return-path" header is set to the bounce address configured in Settings->Advanced;
  • Fixed: archived newsletters' shortcode works for site visitors;
  • Fixed: unicode support for newsletters.

3.0.0-beta.9 - 2016-12-20

  • Improved: the plugin is now tested up to WP 4.7;
  • Improved: MailPoet's sending service bounce status API update;
  • Improved: change duplicate subscribers import message to be more descriptive;
  • Fixed: database character set and time zone setup;
  • Fixed: alignment of post titles inside notificaiton emails;
  • Fixed: partially generated or missing translations from .pot file.

3.0.0-beta.8 - 2016-12-13

  • Added: MailPoet's sending service can now sync hard bounced addresses with the plugin to keep your lists tidy and clean;
  • Improved: gracefully catch vendor library conflicts with other plugins. Thx Vikas;
  • Improved: force browsers to load the intended JS and CSS assets by adding a parameter, ie style.css?ver=x.y.z;
  • Fixed: render non paragraph elements inside a block quote. Thx Remco!;
  • Fixed a query that's gone awry in Mysql version 5.6. Dank je Pim!

3.0.0-beta.7.1 - 2016-12-06

  • Improved: allow user to restart sending after sending method failure;
  • Fixed: subscribers are not added to lists after import;
  • Fixed: sending should stop when newsletter is trashed;
  • Fixed: update database schema after an update which fixes an SQL error;
  • Fixed: status of sent newsletters is showing "paused" instead of "sent";
  • Fixed: dividers in Automatic Latest Posts posts are not displayed. Thx Gregor!;
  • Fixed: shortcodes (ie, first name) are not rendered when sending a preview;
  • Fixed: count of confirmed subscribers only in step 2 of import is erroneous.

3.0.0-beta.6 - 2016-11-29

  • Added: "bounced" status has been added to subscribers;
  • Improved: execution time enforced between individual send operations. Avoids duplicate sending on really slow servers;
  • Improved: Welcome emails are given higher priority for sending;
  • Fixed: Welcome emails are not scheduled for WP users;
  • Fixed: Unicode characters in FROM/REPLY-TO/TO fields are not rendered;
  • Fixed: sending HTML emails with Amazon SES works again. Kudos Alex for reporting;
  • Fixed: import fails when subscriber already exists in the database but the email is in different case format. Thx Ellen for telling us;
  • Fixed: ampersand char ("&") inside the subject line won't throw errors in browser preview. Thanks Michel for reporting.

3.0.0-beta.5 - 2016-11

  • Fixed ALC block in newsletter editor to not show tools of content blocks;
  • Fixed Sending Queue to remove post notification history newsletter when sending queue record is removed;
  • Fixed vendor library initialization path on certain configurations;
  • Optimized image assets to reduce file size;
  • Added security fixes;
  • Added plugin requirements checker;
  • Fixed "MailPoet Page" custom post type to not display an entry on admin menu;
  • Fixed language strings in subscriber import;
  • Added "Get back to MailPoet" button on plugin update page.

3.0.0-beta.4 - 2016-11

  • Updated HelpScout beacon to provide support articles;
  • Fixed handling of URLs containing shortcodes in newsletter editor;
  • Security fixes;
  • Fixed subscriber count to not count trashed subscribers;
  • Fixed template renderer to gracefully display an error when template caching issues arise;
  • Added security measures to prevent mass subscriptions.

3.0.0-beta.3 - 2016-11

  • Improved compatibility with PHP 7;
  • Fixed showing current newsletter status in newsletter listings when there are no subscribers to send to;
  • Removed obsolete libraries;
  • Fixed security issues;
  • Fixed html form embed code to use correct paths;
  • Updated settings documentation URL;
  • Improved text fitting in newsletter type/template selection boxes;
  • Fixed Populator compatibility with earlier PHP versions;
  • Fixed newsletter number shortcode for notification newsletters;
  • Enhanced HelpScout support beacon report with extra support data;
  • Fixed email renderer to not throw entity warnings on earlier PHP versions;
  • Fixed newsletter preview incompatibility errors for earlier PHP versions.

3.0.0-beta.2 - 2016-10

  • Fixed compatibility issues with PHP versions earlier than PHP 5.6;
  • Renamed 'Emails' email type to 'Newsletters'.

3.0.0-beta.1 - 2016-10

  • Initial public beta release.

Need help?

Our support site has plenty of articles. You can write to us on the forums too.

Version 3.0.0-beta.18

Requires WordPress version: 4.6 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 14 Feb 2017

Date Added: 28 Oct 2016

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