This plugin allows you send mails to all users or to certain categories of users via several clicks. To send letters, you can use the php functions such as sending emails, wordpress functions, or send an email through the SMTP server. Also, the plugin provides a bulk mailing for a certain period of time.

Presently, there are two versions of Sender plugin available – free version, and Sender Pro. The first one comes packed with the basic features, however, if you want to extend the plugin’s functionality, you can always purchase the Pro version, which includes premium possibilities, such as an ability to create and save templates for letters, set priority оf mailing, edit the content of messages with a visual editor TinyMce and more!

Requires WordPress at least: 3.1

Video instruction on Installation

Features

Description Sender Sender Pro
Send mails to all users or to certain categories of users  xicons_yes  xicons_yes
To send letters, You can use the php functions such as sending emails, wordpress functions, or send an email through the SMTP server  xicons_yes  xicons_yes
You can do a bulk mailing for a certain period of time  xicons_yes  xicons_yes
Create and save templates for letters  xicons_no  xicons_yes
Edit the content of messages with a visual editor TinyMce  xicons_no  xicons_yes
Set priority оf mailing  xicons_no  xicons_yes
Create and manage mailing lists  xicons_no  xicons_yes
Detailed User Guide and FAQs  xicons_no  xicons_yes
The answer to the question from support within one business day (More info)  xicons_no  xicons_yes

Recommended Plugins

The author of Sender plugin also recommends the following plugins:
* Subscriber – This plugin is an exclusive add-on for the Sender Plugin. This plugin allows your site visitors to subscribe for newsletters, coming from your website.
* Updater – This plugin updates WordPress core and the plugins to the recent versions. You can also use the auto mode or manual mode for updating and set email notifications.
There is also a premium version of the plugin Updater Pro with more useful features available. It can make backup of all your files and database before updating. Also it can forbid some plugins or WordPress Core update.

Translation

* Russian (ru_RU)
* Ukrainian (uk)
If you create your own language pack or update the existing one, you can send the text of PO and MO files for BestWebSoft and we’ll add it to the plugin. You can download the latest version of the program for work with PO and MO files Poedit.

Technical support

Dear users, our plugins are available for free download. If you have any questions or recommendations regarding the functionality of our plugins (existing options, new options, current issues), please feel free to contact us. Please note that we accept requests in English only. All messages in another languages won’t be accepted. If you notice any bugs in the plugins, you can notify us about it and we’ll investigate and fix the issue then. Your request should contain URL of the website, issues description and WordPress admin panel credentials. Moreover we can customize the plugin according to your requirements. It’s a paid service (as a rule it costs $40, but the price can vary depending on the amount of the necessary changes and their complexity). Please note that we could also include this or that feature (developed for you) in the next release and share with the other users then. We can fix some things for free for the users who provide translation of our plugin into their native language (this should be a new translation of a certain plugin).

  1. 1. Upload sender or sender-pro folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. 2. Activate the plugin via the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. 3. Plugin settings are located in ‘BWS Plugins’, ‘Sender’/’Sender Pro’.

View a Step-by-step Instruction on Sender Installation

How to use the plugin?

  1. 1. Install and activate the plugin.
  2. 2. Go to the plugin settings page ( on dashboard “BWS Plugins” -> “Sender” ) and edit the necessary options.
  3. 3. Go to the edit mail page ( on Dashboard “Sender” -> “Sender” ) and then:
  4. - select the users ( by roles ) you want to send a mail to
  5. - enter the subject and text of the mail
  6. - click the “Send” button
  7. 4. You can view a report about mailout on “Sender” -> “Reports” page

How can i make sure that the subscriber has read my letter?

The Sender Pro functionality supports the notification that the subscriber has read the letter. For this purpose, an option to add a specific 1×1 pixel image to the text of the letter is included. This function is available when sending a message in the HTML format.
In order to enable the option to send letters with notification you have to follow these steps:

  1. 1. Go to Plugin Settings ( “Admin Panel”->”BWS Plugins”->”Sender Pro” ).
  2. 2. Make sure that the options “Email in HTML format sending” and “Send email with confirmation” are enabled.
  3. 3. Save the settings of the plugin in case necessary.

Warning! Due to security policy peculiarities, receiving a notification that the subscriber has read your letter may be impossible with some mail services.

Why does it take so long to send my letters?

For sending letters in plugin used wp_cron – WordPress function for periodic execution of any planned actions. This function depends on the traffic of your site: the more visitors, the faster the letters will be sent.

Why am I unable to send letters to all users at the same time?

  1. 1. Simultaneous sending of a large number of messages can slow down your site.
  2. 2. Your site can be identified as a source of spamming, which can lead to blocking of your website or hosting-account.

Why are the fonts in a letter not displayed?

To include additional fonts in Sender Pro, the plugin uses the links to the fonts located at https://www.google.com/fonts. Unfortunately, some mail services remove the links to external sources from the letters for security purposes, so displaying the elements with additional fonts is impossible with these mail services.

What type of layout should be used to edit the letters in HTML format in Sender Pro?

For the letter content to be processed and displayed correctly with every mail service, we recommend you to use the table-type layout.

How can I change the background color of a letter in Sender Pro?

To do this, you need to enter the text mode by pressing the “Text” tab in the letter editor, choose the element that serves as a cover to all elements, and give it a necessary property background or background-color.
Example:
<br /> <table style="background: red;">...</table> <p>

I have some problems with the plugin’s work. What Information should I provide to receive proper support?

Please make sure that the problem hasn’t been discussed yet on our forum (http://support.bestwebsoft.com). If no, please provide the following data along with your problem’s description:

  1. 1. the link to the page where the problem occurs
  2. 2. the name of the plugin and its version. If you are using a pro version – your order number.
  3. 3. the version of your WordPress installation
  4. 4. copy and paste into the message your system status report. Please read more here: Instuction on System Status

Sender Pro changelog:

V1.0.4 – 11.09.2014

* Bugfix : The incorrect letter display in the email box when sent via wp-mail and smtp was fixed.

V1.0.3 – 04.09.2014

* Bugfix : Security Exploit was fixed.
* Bugfix : Minor bugs were fixed.
* Update : We updated all functionality for WordPress 4.0.

V1.0.2 – 17.06.2014

* Update : We updated all functionality for Email Queue plugin.
* Bugfix : Bug with saving letters and letters templates was fixed.
* Bugfix : Bug with choosing user from users list was fixed.
* Bugfix : Bug of adding custom email for “Send Test Message” was fixed.
* Bugfix : Bug with sending letters twice to subscribers was fixed.

V1.0.1 – 06.06.2014

* Bugfix : Fixed the bug of saving settings.

V1.0.0 – 21.04.2014

* NEW: The possibility to edit the content of messages with a visual editor TinyMce.
* NEW: The possibility to create and save templates for letters.
* NEW: The possibility to use different fonts.
* NEW: The possibility to send text or html version of the letter.
* NEW: The possibility to create manage mailing lists.
* NEW: The possibility to set priority оf mailing.

Sender Free changelog:

V1.0.0 – 11.09.2014

* Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 4.0.
* Bugfix : We added wpnonce for links in the table and ajax request.

V0.9 – 12.08.2014

* Bugfix : Bug with errors on report list page on WP versions prior to 3.6 was fixed.

V0.8 – 08.08.2014

* Bugfix : Security Exploit was fixed.

V0.7 – 15.07.2014

* Update : We updated all functionality for Email Queue plugin.
* Bugfix : Bug with sending emails to subscribers twice was fixed.
* Bugfix : Bug with sending via smtp only html version of mail was fixed.

V0.6 – 06.06.2014

* Bugfix : Fixed the bug of saving settings.
* Bugfix : Fixed the error in database request.

V0.5 – 28.05.2014

* Update : We updated all functionality for wordpress 3.9.1.
* NEW : The Ukrainian language file is added to the plugin.

V0.4 – 01.04.2014

* Update : Screenshots are updated.
* Update : BWS plugins section is updated.
* Bugfix : Fixed output administrator`s login on settings page.

V0.3 – 06.03.2014

* NEW : The possibility to attach a message links in the text to unsubscribe from newsletter ( if Subscriber plugin By BestWebSoft is installed ).
* Update : Optimized functions register and update the plugin settings.

V0.2 – 20.02.2014

* Update : Database tables is renamed.
* Update : Changed structure of settings page.

V0.1

* NEW : Russian language files were added to the plugin.

Here you can download the free version of Sender plugin.

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Tips

  1. 1) If you are going to install the plugin on a sub domain (for example,
    dev.yourwebsite.com or test.yourwebsite.com), make sure to install and activate the plugin on the main domain at first (for example, yourwebsite.com).
  2. 2) All support questions will be accepted via our Support System only.
  3. 3) Our free support will be provided only for original, NON-MODIFIED PRODUCTS. Support is provided for one domain/project per one regular license during one year after your purchase.
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