How To Setup WordPress New Post Notification To MailChimp Email List

Setup New Post Notification To Mailjet Email List

email campaign customizer

The New Post Notification email automation feature email feature (a.k.a Post2Email, RSS-to-Email) in MailOptin is a very important tool for email list builders. In this tutorial, we will learn how to set up new post notification to a Mailjet list. It will go a long way in saving you stress because you are basically going to automate the process.

Therefore, you will eliminate the need for manually creating newsletters for every new post you publish on your WordPress site.

For every new post you publish, MailOptin will automatically send the new post newsletter to your email list subscribers on your behalf.

Before You Start

Ensure you’ve connected MailOptin with your Mailjet account. If you haven’t done that, go ahead and do it before coming back to this tutorial.

Also, ensure you’ve set From email set in email campaign settings is a valid sender email in Mailjet.

Steps

First; Click on MailOptin > Emails in your WordPress admin dashboard to open MailOptin’s email overview page.

open mailoptin emails page

Next, click on the Add New button to open the email creation page.

add a new email

Locate the card titled Email Automation and click on the Setup Now button found below it.

setup a new email automation

Next, enter a title that describes your automation…

mailoptin automation title

… then select the type of automation you want to set up.

select automation type

Next, select a template for this automation. This tells MailOptin how your email should look like.

select automation template

Here’s how to use your own custom email template.

After selecting your template, you will be taken to the email customizer page where you can configure the automation settings (such as selecting the post type, categories and tags the post have to belong to), template page, template header, template content and even send a test email to your email address.

email campaign customizer

 

Finally, we need to tell MailOptin to send the emails to a Mailjet list.

To do this;

First, click on the Settings Panel and then scroll down to the Recipient section and select Mailjet under the Select Connection dropdown.

automation customizer select integration

Next, select a specific email list that the new post newsletters will be sent to.

select email campaign list

You can also decide to send the newsletters immediately or schedule it to be sent minutes, hours or days after publication.

schedule email automation

Note that you can create various automations to be sent out to different email lists based on the categories and tags the post belong to.

Categories and tags mappingYou are done setting up your new automation campaign. Remember to activate it by clicking on the activation switch at the top of the page. Finally, click on the Save Changes button to save your new automation campaign.

save email campaign

Conclusion

Every time a new post is published, MailOptin will send out an email to your subscribers.

You can also decide to send a daily, weekly or monthly round up of published posts instead of immediately after posts are published.

Let us know if you have any questions or comments.