Create WordPress Posts by Email with Postie

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 510,869 times, 17,623 in the last 30 days.

Praise

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Postie and the Postie Shortcode Add-On did not work perfectly with my custom post type right out of the box. However, this plugin has great support and the developer went out of his way to help me get it working the way I wanted it to.

SMRogers May 21, 2015

Features

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.

Your appreciation

If you really like this plugin, please give it a nice ranking in the WordPress plugin repository, or you can send me a donation via paypal.