Setup WordPress New Post Notification To Constant Contact Email List

The New Post Notification email automation feature in MailOptin is a very important tool for email list builders. In this tutorial, we will learn how to set up new post notifications to your email list contacts on Constant Contact. It will go a long way in saving you the stress of having to manually create newsletters for every new post you publish on your WordPress site.

MailOptin will automatically send the new post newsletter to your mailing list on your behalf for every new post you publish.

Follow the guide below to learn how to set it up.

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

Click “Email Automations” > Create New.

Enter your “Automation Title” and “Select Automation Type” > “New Post Notification” > Select Template.

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

Creating new email automation

After selecting your template, you will be taken to the email customizer page where you can configure the automation settings, template page, template header, template content and even send a test email to your email address.

MailOptin WordPress email template builder

For this process to work without issues, you need to click the “Settings” and select “Constant Contact” as your connection.

Then select a specific email list to send the email to.

You can also decide to send the newsletters immediately after post-publication by checking “Send immediately” or schedule it to be sent minutes, hours or days after a post is published.Constant Contact as New Post Notification target

Note that you can create as many automation to be sent to different email list base on the categories and tags the post belong to.

Categories and tags mapping

Set up is now complete.

Every time MailOptin send a new post newsletter to your list, you will see the record in your Constant Contact dashboard.


For this to work without any issue, ensure all email campaign settings especially the address and sender part are filled and saved.

Also, ensure the email address you saved in email campaign settings is a verified email address associated with your constant contact account.

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 question or comment.