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Better Notifications for WordPress

Send customisable HTML emails to your users for different WordPress notifications.


  • New: WYSIWYG Editor for notifications!
  • New: From Name, From Email, CC and BCC options are now available to use for each notification!
  • New: 'Send Me a Test Email' button. Save your notification first and then send yourself a test email! This will only go to you and not to any of the other users selected in the notification. Shortcodes will not be expanded but will be shown in place.
  • Improved: The User Role / Users drop down box has been unified for simplicity.
  • Fixed: Lost Password (For User) notifications were being sent in plain text.
  • Fixed: Not all custom post types were showing when setting up a new notification.
  • Fixed: Notifications for New Terms not generating notification emails.
  • Fixed: Custom Taxonomies missing from columns in the All Notifications screen.
  • Fixed: Added a space after lists of tags, categories, and terms.
  • Thank you again for all of your support, feedback, and awesome reviews. You people make WordPress great!

  • Compatibility with WordPress 4.2.

  • Fixed: Custom Post Type Pending Posts not being sent.
  • Fixed: Post excerpt not outputting anything.
  • Removed: [closedpostboxes_page], [rich_editing], and [admin_color] as was a bit defunct and causing issues.
  • Changed: [post_author] now outputs the display name instead of the author ID.
  • Improved: Clarity of custom post type and taxonomy labels.

  • Fix for Custom Post Type notifications not populating shortcodes.
  • Fix for Custom Taxonomy terms not sending out notification emails.


  • New Shortcode: [permalink].
  • New Notifications: 'Scheduled Posts' and 'Scheduled Pages'.
  • New Shortcodes for the above Notifications: [post_scheduled_date] and [post_scheduled_date_gmt].
  • New Notification: 'New Page Published'.
  • New Notification: 'Page 'Updated'.
  • New Notification: 'Page Pending Review'.
  • New Notification: 'New Page - Comment'.
  • Fixed: A few bugs reported via the forums and some others that i've found - thanks everyone!


  • Lots of cool new stuff and more to come soon!
  • Transactional notifications (notifications intended only for the end user) have been added as a new group in the notifications select box.
  • New Notification: Post Pending Review (for all post types).
  • New Notification: New User Registration (Transactional).
  • New Notification: Password Reset (Transactional).
  • New Notification: New User Welcome Email (Transactional).
  • Added an option to enable or disable each notification.
  • Better support for custom taxonomies and terms.
  • Fixed: A few PHP warnings were showing when using WP_DEBUG.
  • Fixed: HTML tags being stripped from [post_content] and [comment_content].
  • Removed: Some WordPress Multisite shortcodes that didn't work properly. Proper support for Multisite will come later.
  • If you liked this plugin, please leave a review. If you didn't or have a problem, please send me a message in the Support Forum.


  • Bug fix for [ID] shortcode not outputting anything.
  • Bug fix for [post_category] showing as empty.
  • Added tags shortcode for use in certain notifications using [post_tag].


  • Bug fix for notifications not being sent to custom user roles or individual users of custom roles.
  • Added a 'Notification Type' column to the notifications screen.
  • Renamed 'User Roles' column in notifications screen to 'User Roles/Users'.


  • First major release - we're no longer in beta!
  • Total overhaul. The plugin has been completely re-written.
  • Auto-importer: Your old notifications will be imported when updating the plugin.
  • New 'Generator' for easily creating and editing your notifications.
  • More options and notification types as per feedback via the forums - thanks everyone!
  • Granular control over choosing either user roles or individual users you'd like to send a notification to.
  • Fully translatable.
  • Loads of bugfixes and improvements.

0.2.1 beta

  • Minor Bugfixes

0.2 beta

  • Added an option to suppress spam comment notifications.

0.1 beta

  • Initial version of the plugin.
  • Settings page for configuring notification types for roles.
  • Email Templates page for customising emails using HTML and shortcodes.

Requires: 3.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.2
Last Updated: 2015-5-19
Active Installs: 1,000+


4.9 out of 5 stars


40 of 42 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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