How to get spam score of the content

What is the Spam Score?

The higher the positive score is for your email, the higher the probability that the message is spam. Generally, your email should have a score of 5.0 or lower to be considered passing.

The lower your score, the more likely your email is going to be received in your subscribers inbox.

If you have a score more than 5 then that has a probability of landing up in spam then you will get an error stating your score is not appropriate, what you can do is you can read the instructions given there, follow those and you can make your score which fits the criteria.

Steps to Check Spam Score:

This feature is available in the PRO version of the plugin

Get Email Subscribers PRO

  1. Go to WordPress Dashboard > Email Subscribers > Templates
  2. Open any one of your templates.
  3. On the right sidebar, Find Get Spam Score and click the button Check
  4. If the SPAM score is less than the value it should be then you will receive some error message, please do the needful to fix the errors.
  5. Update the template. That’s it!

Once the button is clicked, the spam score will appear.

Check Spam score

What to do if my spam score is higher than 5?

Edit your email content to reduce the spam score.

  • add some tips on what to edit / remove
  • including links – e.g. links to some spammy words
  • some other points – like image to text ratio –
  • but make sure these are actionable items, not theory

Then check the score again. The lower it is, the better it is!