Postie allows you to create a post by simply sending an email. Create and edit your email in whatever email program you use. Click send and within a few minutes you have a new post! Postie has been downloaded 248,293 times, 7,658 in the last 30 days.
I was looking for a plugin that takes an e-Mail, writes a post and sets the first image as featured image for that new Post.
with POSTIE it worked perfectly in 2 minutes.
Postie offers many advanced features for posting to your site by email which are a big improvement over the built in Post by Email functionality.
- Supports IMAP or POP3 servers
- SSL and TLS supported
- Control who gets to post via email
- Set defaults for category, status, post format, post type and tags.
- Set title, category, status, post format, post type, date, comment control and tags in email to override defaults.
- Specify post excerpt (including excerpt only images).
- Use plain text or HTML version of email.
- move headers and footers from email (useful for posting from a mailing list).
- Optionally send emails on post success/failure.
- Control the types of attachments that are allowed by file name (wildcards allowed) and MIME type.
- Optionally make the first image the featured image.
- Gallery support.
- Control image placement with plain text email.
- Templates for images so they look the way you want.
- Templates for videos.
- Templates for audio files.
- Templates for other attachments.
- Email replies become comments.