SparkPost

Beschreibung

The SparkPost email delivery service offers best in class deliverability to ensure your mail hits the inbox, live analytics to review, track and optimize your email activities, as well as highest performance when you need it most: always.

When the SparkPost plugin is enabled, all outgoing email from your WordPress installation is sent through your SparkPost service. From within the SparkPost UI or SparkPost EU UI, you can then watch your campaigns unfold live by tracking your engagement metrics, learn what your audience responds to and even integrate more deeply with your app using the SparkPost API.

Requirements
– PHP 5.4 or later
– WordPress 4.3 or later

Installation

Option 1: Install using the WordPress Admin Panel:

  1. From your WordPress site’s Admin Panel go to Plugins -> Add New.
  2. Enter ’sparkpost‘ in the Search Plugins text field and hit Enter.
  3. Your search results will include a plugin named SparkPost.
  4. Click the Install Now button to install the SparkPost plugin.
  5. Upon successful installation, the SparkPost plugin will appear in Plugins -> Installed Plugins.
  6. Finally, click Activate Plugin to activate your new plugin.

Option 2: Install manually:

  1. Download the plugin zip file by clicking on the Download button on this page.
  2. Unzip the plugin zip file into your WordPress plugins directory (usually wp-content/plugins)
  3. In the WordPress Admin Panel, go to the Plugins page. In the list, you should see your new SparkPost plugin.
  4. Click Activate to activate your new plugin.

Upon successful activation, SparkPost will appear on the Settings menu in the WordPress Admin Panel. Click on Settings -> SparkPost to open the SparkPost plugin configuration page and complete setup.

FAQ

Installation Instructions

Option 1: Install using the WordPress Admin Panel:

  1. From your WordPress site’s Admin Panel go to Plugins -> Add New.
  2. Enter ’sparkpost‘ in the Search Plugins text field and hit Enter.
  3. Your search results will include a plugin named SparkPost.
  4. Click the Install Now button to install the SparkPost plugin.
  5. Upon successful installation, the SparkPost plugin will appear in Plugins -> Installed Plugins.
  6. Finally, click Activate Plugin to activate your new plugin.

Option 2: Install manually:

  1. Download the plugin zip file by clicking on the Download button on this page.
  2. Unzip the plugin zip file into your WordPress plugins directory (usually wp-content/plugins)
  3. In the WordPress Admin Panel, go to the Plugins page. In the list, you should see your new SparkPost plugin.
  4. Click Activate to activate your new plugin.

Upon successful activation, SparkPost will appear on the Settings menu in the WordPress Admin Panel. Click on Settings -> SparkPost to open the SparkPost plugin configuration page and complete setup.

What do I need to start using this plugin?

You’ll need to create an account on SparkPost.com and then generate an API Key with Send via SMTP and Transmission Read/Write permissions. Creating an account is completely free. Visit SparkPost to signup (https://app.eu.sparkpost.com/ for EU).

How do I create an API key?

Follow this tutorial for creating an API key. Remember: your API key must have Send via SMTP and Transmission Read/Write permissions to be usable by this plugin.

How do I get further help?

Visit plugin’s official issue tracker and create new issue, if appropriate.

Rezensionen

Has Never Let Me Down

SparkPost lets your website use their servers to send your website's transactional emails. They have outstanding logging and are the best solution I've found. This is one of the first plugins I install on EVERY site I work with. Outstanding!

Works Well, except debugging

Plugin works well. Doesn't slow anything down. I get an error related to the debugging though: WordPress database error Too many keys specified; max 64 keys allowed for query ALTER TABLE sp_email_logs

Excellent service and plugin

I initially tried SparkPost because they have highest delivery rates in the industry. I used their free development account to add SparkPost support to my Quick Mail plugin. You must edit your DNS settings to use SparkPost. I am no whiz at editing DNS. But SparkPost provides clear instructions, and it only takes a few minutes. Additionally, I like this plugin: it works perfectly and can be customized easily. I highly recommend using the SparkPost service and plugin to send reliable email from WordPress.

Stay Away from Sparkpost!!

As leofflerg points out you can't trust them not to suspend you without warning. One of our client's account was suspended because someone sent a spam link to them using their site's contact form. The client tried contacting their compliance team, not really being very technically savvy, they didn't understand where the spam they were being blamed for came from. After all they didn't send the spam. As an agency manager, I reached out to Sparkpost's compliance once my client notified me of the situation. I just got an automated response saying Hello, Thank you for your interest in SparkPost. We strive to offer the very best email service, and to that end, we maintain a strict anti-abuse messaging policy. Because we cannot offer you the high deliverability you would expect from SparkPost, we must decline to provide our services. We wish you the best in your future business endeavors. Respectfully, The SparkPost Compliance Team So then I tried the head of business development, Beverly Clarke. She connected me with the account manager, Tim Tran. Who politely informed me I have taken a look at [redacted] and overall looks fine to me. I would continue to try to communicate with our Compliance team and follow their guidance. It would help to figure out how to prevent these links from appearing in your emails or how your system handles outbound email. I told him about the non-response we were getting from compliance, to which he replied... I don't see terminated on your account just yet. But if that's the only response they're giving you, we regretfully have to part ways at this point. It's some perverse form of digital victim blaming. My client was the victim of contact form spam, and Sparkpost is punishing them for not having done a good enough job of protecting themselves. It doesn't seem to matter at all to Sparkpost that the client didn't send the spam or that the recipient of the email was the party they were blaming for sending. I feel like I have egg on my face for recommending SparkPost to my clients after today. I can't in good conscious recommend anyone use their service and by proxy this plugin.

Settings gone

Gah! If you deactivate (not delete) the plugin it clears all your settings. There is no warning about this in the settings page or plugin description. I've just inadvertently disabled all emails on a live site for the past few hours because of this 🤢
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Änderungsprotokoll

3.2.0

  • Add support for EU hostnames (141)

3.1.1

  • Avoid db checking if email logging is not enabled

3.1.0

  • Improved UI
  • (Optional) Email logging support for better debugging
  • Template validation with mailer
  • Allow string attachment (133)
  • Tested up to WordPress v4.9.4

3.0.1

  • Fix error with older php version (#113)

3.0.0

  • Support attachments in template (#97). Add Templates: Read/Write permission to API Key for this to work!
  • Tested in WordPress v4.7.3
  • Fix sending email with sandbox (#109)

2.6.4

  • Fix the issue to use template hook when not set in settings (#95)
  • Clarify attachment can’t be sent with template and include workaround example (#96)
  • Include attachment in test email

2.6.3

  • Add plugin name to XMailer (for SMTP)
  • Tested in WordPress v4.7.2

2.6.2

  • Tested in WordPress v4.7.1

2.6.0

  • Handle multiple recipients correctly
  • Fix getting started link
  • Send assoc array to wpsp_smtp_msys_api filter

2.5.0

2.4.1

  • Fix Reply-To header issue with WordPress 4.6

2.4.0

  • Add supports for CC and BCC using HTTP API

2.3.0

  • Fixed issue #33 where from email and reply to were being overridden by templates: see this article for detailed information

2.2.1

  • Fix issue for previous version of WordPress

2.2.0

  • Add template field for selecting a SparkPost template when using HTTP API
  • Allow substituion of Subject, From name in HTTP API
  • Replaced anonymous function for compatibility with older versions of PHP

2.1.0

  • Enable/disable tracking option
  • Add support for Reply-To in HTTP Mailer

2.0.1

  • Fix email content type problem

2.0.0

  • Support sending using HTTP API
  • UI Tweak
  • Hide API Key from UI
  • Misc code improvements

1.1.5

  • Support alternate port
  • Use filter to set sender info
  • Clearer settings panel

1.1.4

  • Update copy

1.1.3

  • Richer plugin settings error messages and help text, TLS now permanently enabled

1.1.2

  • Shortened the plugin name to just SparkPost, added more readme copy, renamed ‚SMTP password‘ setting to ‚API key‘

1.1.1

  • Add link to Settings in plugins list page

1.1.0

  • Add support for sending test email
  • Add support for enable/disable sending via SparkPost

1.0.0

  • Erstversion