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 259,285 times, 6,068 in the last 30 days.

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.

Praise

This is exactly what I wanted. Choosing post types, categories, and tags are great.