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Post By Email

Create new posts on your WordPress blog by sending email to a specific email address.

  1. See Installing Plugins.
  2. Set up an email address that will be used specifically to receive messages for your blog.
  3. Make sure your email service is configured to allow external connections via POP3 or IMAP.
  4. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu.
  5. Configure mailbox information under Tools->Post By Email.

Instructions for specific email services

  • Gmail: This page will walk you through enabling IMAP or POP3 access. When prompted to select an email client for configuration instructions, select "Other" to view the settings.

  • Yahoo! Mail: Use these IMAP settings; IMAP access should be enabled by default. Mail Plus subscribers can also use these POP3 settings.

  • Outlook.com (Hotmail) settings and instructions can be found on this page.

Requires: 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.7.18
Last Updated: 3 years ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


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