Best Mailing Plugins for WordPress in 2017

1. Ninja Forms Contact Form – The Drag and Drop Form Builder for WordPress

Rating: 4.4 rating based on 1,068 ratingsDownloads: 22,501,231

The Most User Friendly WordPress Contact Form Builder Use Ninja Forms to create beautiful, user friendly WordPress forms that will make you feel like a professional web developer! 100% Beginner Friendly Not a tech person? No problem. No coding skills required. You can design beautiful, complex forms like a pro with a dedicated support team... Read More

2. Newsletter

Rating: 4.6 rating based on 911 ratingsDownloads: 12,296,756

Newsletter is a real newsletter and email marketing system for your WordPress blog: perfect for list building, you can easily create, send and track e-mails, headache-free. It just works out of box! Discover a completely rewritten composer We redesigned our drag and drop composer to make your campaign creation even easier. Try it! Main Features... Read More

3. MailPoet – emails and newsletters in WordPress

Rating: 4.6 rating based on 835 ratingsDownloads: 5,341,072

With MailPoet, your website visitors can sign up as newsletter subscribers and build your mailing list, all without leaving your WordPress admin. Our newsletter builder integrates perfectly with WordPress so any website owner can create beautiful emails from scratch or by using our responsive templates that display flawlessly across all devices. Schedule your newsletters, send... Read More

4. Contact Form 7 Extension For Mailchimp

Rating: 4.3 rating based on 145 ratingsDownloads: 4,942,591

WordPress Extension For Mailchimp (Chimpmatic Lite). Integrate Contact Form 7 with Mailchimp. Automatically add form submissions to predetermined lists in Mailchimp, using Mailchimp's latest API. This Extension for Mailchimp supports multiple mailing lists and API Keys. Extension For Mailchimp Support Active support is not always provided for the Contact Form 7 Mailchimp Extension on the... Read More

5. Email Subscribers & Newsletters – Simple and Effective Email Marketing WordPress Plugin

Rating: 4.6 rating based on 816 ratingsDownloads: 4,824,370

Email Subscribers is a complete newsletter plugin that lets you collect leads, send automated new blog post notification emails, create & send broadcasts and also manage them all in one single place. Email Subscribers is a fully-featured subscription plugin specially created keeping in mind all the needs and requirements of a regular blogger, website owner,... Read More

6. Hustle – Email Marketing, Lead Generation, Optins, Popups

Rating: 4.4 rating based on 734 ratingsDownloads: 1,808,789

Hustle is the ultimate marketing plugin for building a mailing list with optin forms, popups, targeted marketing popups, lead generation, building a social following with share bars, improving conversions, and growing your business by the award winning developers of Smush image optimization and Forminator form builder at WPMU DEV. Hustle lets you easily grow your... Read More

7. GoDaddy Email Marketing

Rating: 3.7 rating based on 3 ratingsDownloads: 1,153,870

The GoDaddy Email Marketing Signup Forms plugin makes it easy to start building an email list to drive repeat traffic to your WordPress site! Use this plugin to add a signup form to your site in no time flat. With a GoDaddy Email Marketing starter account, you can collect as many email addresses as you... Read More

8. Postie

Rating: 4.7 rating based on 115 ratingsDownloads: 914,196

Postie offers many advanced features for creating posts by email, including the ability to assign categories by name, included pictures and videos, and automatically strip off signatures. Postie supports both IMAP and POP including SSL/TLS. There is also an extensive set of filters/actions for developers to extend Postie's functionality. For usage notes, see the other... Read More

9. Events Made Easy

Rating: 4.6 rating based on 94 ratingsDownloads: 674,600

Events Made Easy is a full-featured event and membership management solution for WordPress. Events Made Easy supports public, private, draft and recurring events, membership and locations management, RSVP (+ optional approval), several payment gateways (Paypal, 2Checkout, FirstData, Mollie and others) and OpenStreetMap integration. With Events Made Easy you can plan and publish your event, or... Read More

10. MailPress

Rating: 2.7 rating based on 19 ratingsDownloads: 323,828

Style your html and plain text mails with dedicated themes and templates. Newsletters/Post notifications on a per post, daily (even intraday…), weekly, monthly basis. Subscriptions to Comments, Newsletters/Post notifications and even to Mailing lists. Support international emails Support Dkim or S/Mime and much more, for free ! Technical Details MailPress sends one mail for each... Read More

11. WordPress Email Marketing Plugin – WP Email Capture

Rating: 4.1 rating based on 20 ratingsDownloads: 258,583

This creates a 2 field form (Name & Email) for capturing emails. Email is double opt in, and allows you to forward opt in to services such as ebooks or software. When you are ready to begin your email marketing campaign, simply export the list into your chosen email marketing software or service. WP Email... Read More

12. Contact Form 7 Campaign Monitor Extension

Rating: 3.8 rating based on 26 ratingsDownloads: 172,191

Integrate Contact Form 7 with Campaign Monitor. Automatically add form submissions to predetermined lists in Campaign Monitor, using its latest API. This Campaign Monitor Extension supports multiple mailing lists and API Keys. Campaign Monitor Support Active support is not always provided for the Contact Form 7 Campaign Monitor Extension on the forums. One-on-one email... Read More

13. Another MailChimp Widget

Rating: 4.4 rating based on 7 ratingsDownloads: 63,459

This plugin lets your users sign up for your MailChimp lists and groups via subscription form added through widget or shortcode. Based on jameslafferty “MailChimp Widget” plugin. Shortcode example: [mp-mc-form list=”list_id/group_id” button=”Subscribe” email_text=”Your E-mail” first_name_text=”First Name” last_name_text=”Last Name” placeholder=”true” firstname=”false” lastname=”false” success=”Thank you for joining our mailing list.” failure=”There was a problem processing your submission.”... Read More

14. Comment Link Remove and Other Comment Tools

Rating: 5.0 rating based on 3 ratingsDownloads: 44,030

All in one solution to fight blog comment spammers and improve comment quality. Tired of deleting useless spammy comments from your WordPress blog posts? Comment Link Remove WordPress plugin removes author link and any other links from the user comments. If you run a blog or WordPress website with comments enabled, there is no getting... Read More

15. CleverReach® WP

Rating: 5.0 rating based on 2 ratingsDownloads: 13,154

Doodle, kununu, bugatti, Greenpeace and many more create and send their newsletters with CleverReach®, because our email marketing tool is just so easy to use! It only takes a few clicks to make your own, beautifully designed newsletter, even without any programming skills. Connect your WordPress backend with CleverReach® now and benefit from all the... Read More

16. Mailing Group Listserv

Rating: 4.1 rating based on 22 ratingsDownloads: 11,596

The WP MailingGroup plugin allows you to run a Mailing Group, also known as a Listserv, right from your WordPress website. You can sign up your users, friends, family etc, directly from your WordPress administration area, and they can then all exchange emails via their favourite email software, no need to login to wordpress dashboard.... Read More

17. Mailster Gravity Forms

Rating: 4.3 rating based on 4 ratingsDownloads: 9,230

Integrates Mailster Newsletter Plugin with Gravity Forms to subscribe users with a Gravity Form. Requires the Mailster Newsletter plugin and the Gravity Forms plugin This Plugin requires Mailster Newsletter Plugin for WordPress

18. Civist – Petitions and Fundraising

Rating: 4.5 rating based on 13 ratingsDownloads: 9,222

Create and configure your petition directly in your own WordPress. Publish them in a page or post and you are ready to go! Your supporters sign the petition right there, embedded in your website. Just add a donation form to your petitions to collect SEPA and credit card donations in compliance with EU legislation. With... Read More

19. WP Mailster

Rating: 4.7 rating based on 14 ratingsDownloads: 8,914

WP Mailster allows your users to be part of a group and communicate by email without having to log into a website. Similar to programs like Mailman or Listserv this plugin allows you to run a discussion mailing list. That means that every email sent to a central email address is forwarded to the rest... Read More

20. SMTP Mailing Queue

Rating: 4.6 rating based on 16 ratingsDownloads: 7,033

This plugin adds emails to a mailing queue instead of sending immediately. This speeds up sending forms for the website visitor and lowers the server load. Emails are stored as files which are deleted after emails are sent. You can send all outgoing emails via an SMTP server or (the WordPress standard) PHP function mail,... Read More

4 thoughts on “Best Mailing Plugins for WordPress in 2017

  1. Hello,
    I have started blogging myself. I am trying to find out the basic problems that my blog is having and looking for solutions. Also, I’m searching for some basic things like themes and other stuff.
    I have read your whole article, I am looking forward to getting a positive result after performing this myself.
    Can you suggest me any basic idea that I might need in the future as a new blogger?
    Thank you

    1. Hi Jamie,

      I believe the biggest thing on the internet today is building a list. The earlier you build the better. So here’s a list of free plugins along with detailed information on how to use them Do read and let me know if you find it useful.

      All the best for your blog.

      1. Hello Andrea,
        Your response is very interesting, can you share the plugin list, I can’t see it in the article response.
        Thank you .
        Pedro M

        1. Hi Pedro,

          Here are the free plugins I was talking about

          It has a step to step explanation on how to use them and is perfect for newbies as well as pro’s who want to build a list without putting in much efforts.

          Hope you find it useful.


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