SparkPost is one of the world’s largest and reliable email delivery services. It offers maximum email deliverability and helps you track your emails easily.
If you are an agency or marketer looking to configure SparkPost email sending service with WordPress, this article is for you. Today we’ll go over two awesome SparkPost SMTP plugins that allow you to easily integrate WordPress with SparkPost email delivery.
SparkPost SMTP plugin is the official SMTP plugin for WordPress. Once you install and activate the plugin, you can access the plugin from Settings>SparkPost. If you have already created a custom domain email and set up the SMTP API key, you can configure WordPress with SparkPost email delivery service.
With the SparkPost plugin, you can mark your emails as transactional and track email clicks and opens via the SparkPost email service. However, the plugin doesn’t offer any email logging feature on your WordPress dashboard (although you can view the full log in the SparkPost dashboard) and many people reported that it doesn’t work with the latest WordPress update.
SparkPost SMTP plugin has many issues. So if you were looking for another SMTP plugin that integrates SparkPost email sending service with WordPress, you can surely grab FluentSMTP.
FluentSMTP is an open-source SMTP plugin for WordPress that seamlessly integrates with many email services such as Gmail, Amazon SES, MailGun, SendGrid, SparkPost, etc. In order to integrate SparkPost with WordPress, simply get your SparkPost SMTP API and configure it with FluentSMTP.
FluentSMTP supports the latest WordPress and PHP versions. It also offers free email logging within WordPress, a feature you can only find in premium SMTP plugins. Besides, if you’re using WordPress for sending your marketing emails, you can also use the multiple SMTP routing feature of FluentSMTP.
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