How to Create and Send Post Notification Emails when new posts are published

Using Email Subscribers, you can send post notification emails to your subscribers when new blogs posts are published. This automation not only saves tons of your time but also makes the entire process stress free and simple.

Quick Setup

This is a simple configuration. Once you’ve activated Email Subscribers, the plugin automatically creates one default notification for the existing blog categories. You can either edit the defaults or create a new notification as per your need.

Note: If you are using Email Subscribers version lower than 3.4.0, then check this article – How to Configure and Send Post Notification Emails to subscribers when new posts are published instead of below.

Method 1 : Editing the Default Post Notification Emails

Step 1 : Go to your WordPress Dashboard -> Email Subscribers -> Templates

Step 2 : Click to edit the default Post Notification Template

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Step 3 : Start editing, but remember to keep it as generalized as possible and use the keywords appropriately

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Step 4 : Click on Publish.

Step 5 : Now go to your WordPress Dashboard -> Email Subscribers -> Post Notifications. You will see a default notification. Click on edit

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Step 6 : Select group, default notification & blog post category you want the email to be sent for

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Step 7 : Click on Save.

That’s it.

Method 2 : Creating a new Email Post Notification

Step 1 : Alternatively, you can also create new email notification by going to the Email Subscribers -> Templates and clicking to add new template

Step 2 : Select Post Notification Email Template

Step 3 : Fill in the content and click on Publish

Step 4 : Now go to your WordPress Dashboard -> Email Subscribers -> Post Notifications

Step 5 : Create a new notification. Select the above created Post Notification Email Template & blog category you want the email to be sent for.

Step 6 : Click on Save.

That’s it.

Now whenever a new blog is published on your website (and if that blog post category is checked under notification), your subscribers will be notified about it.

Keywords

The email templates for sending automatic post notifications can contain keywords. Example: Email Subject – New post published {{POSTTITLE}}. Click here to check all the available keywords 

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