What Is Mailtrap and Why We Use It

When it’s time to send emails that seem mysteriously ingurgitated by a black hole, you need to take control of the many steps involved in an email delivery from WordPress. Without entering the details, you should start by checking if the missing email has been generated and “sent”. 99.9% of the time, and we have … Read more

Error: “Could not instantiate mail function”

This is a rather rare error since the vast majority of hosting providers leave you to use the mailing functionalities of PHP (which is the programming language used to code WordPress). PHP provides the mail() function used by WordPress to send emails, but that function can be disabled. If you get the error “Could not instantiate mail … Read more

GDPR: Export Personal Data

The Newsletter plugin collects subscribers’ data and those data should be made available for download by the subscriber itself. Personal data is a wide term and it’s not only related to the subscriber’s email, name or lists to which he’s subscribed, but even to activity data like clicks on newsletter he received. Google gives a … Read more

How to Massively Manage your Subscribers

It’s a everyday problem: the number of subscribers increase, some lists become obsolete, new ones are created. The risk is to end up with a messed up subscriber database. The Newsletter plugin offers few massive tools to clean up and reorganize subscribers. Let’s see some examples of actions you can take. Some tools requires the … Read more

Re-asking Subscription Confirmation to your Subscribers

We’re receiving many requests to get instructions about asking again a confirmation to all subscribers collected with the Newsletter plugin, believing the GPDR is demanding this steps to be compliant. Actually there is no need to stress all your subscribers with such a request. If they’re subscribed and they didn’t use the unsubscribe link you … Read more

GDPR: Getting Consent for Imported Subscribers

If you have a list of subscribers ready to be imported but you don’t have a consent, you can use Newsletter to get it. Of course, and first of all, you need to be sure laws let you to proceed in this way. The import is rather immediate: you can use the import tool available in … Read more

GDPR: Getting Consent

The GDPR states clearly that: “Consent should be given by a clear affirmative act establishing a freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her, such as by a written statement, including by electronic means, or an oral statement.” What does … Read more

Automated and Multilanguage

Automated Addon can be be used in a multilanguage blog (with WPML or Polylang) but require some extra configuration and organization (nothing complicated anyway). Example 1 We suppose to have two languages in our blog, language A and B. And we suppose to write content in both language, but not necessarily every post in language … Read more