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Nifty Newsletters (Formerly Sola Newsletters)

Create and send newsletters, automatic post notifications and autoresponders that are modern and beautiful with Nifty Newsletters.

4.0.14 - 2016-05-12 - Medium priority

  • Fixed a bug that was experienced on some servers that caused multiple emails to be sent to users when a previous email failed
  • New blank newsletter theme
  • Extended the read size of the error log for debugging purposes

4.0.13 - 2016-04-13 - Low Priority

  • Tested on WordPress 4.5
  • Menu icon has been changed to an envelope
  • Fixed a bug that threw an error in the newsletter editor if a theme wasn't selected
  • Fixed a bug that wouldn't show the Options menu for Automatic posts
  • Slashes are now removed from the subject where necessary
  • A subscriber will now receive a notice if they are already subscribed to a list in the widget

4.0.12 - 2016-01-07 - Low Priority

  • Promotion removed
  • Tested on WordPress 4.4
  • Styling conflict fixed in settings page

4.0.11 - 2015-12-03

  • Added a scrollbar to newsletter editor side panel
  • Resolved minor styling issues in newsletter editor

4.0.10 - 2015-10-20

  • New hooks added to settings page:
  • sola_nl_main_settings_after
  • sola_nl_email_settings_after
  • sola_nl_signup_widget_settings_after
  • sola_nl_social_links_after
  • sola_nl_analytics_settings_after
  • Extensions Page added

4.0.9 - 2015-09-22 - Low priority

  • Limited promotion

4.0.8 - 2015-09-09 - Low Priority

  • Validation added to the subscription widget
  • Translations added:
  • Dutch (Thank you Anton Prins)

4.0.7 - 2015-06-25 - Medium priority

  • Bug fix in the newsletter editor
  • Name change (Sola Newsletters to Nifty Newsletters)

4.0.6 - 2015-05-28 - Medium priority

  • New Feature: Added Shortcodes for subscriber first and last name
  • Improvement: Migrated from jqplot to Google Charts (Pro)
  • Bug Fix: Slashes stripped in emails when using an apostrophe
  • Bug Fix: French Translation file renamed

4.0.5 - 2015-04-13 - Low priority

  • Erroneous Debugging error being shown, Now fixed
  • Changed character to UTF-8

4.0.4 - 2015-03-25 - Low priority

  • French translation fix

4.0.3 - 2015-03-24 - Medium priority

  • Added support for Amazon SES (via the SMTP method)
  • New throttle setting allows you to specify the delay between each newsletter being sent via SMTP
  • Fixed a bug that caused the ajax send to not work correctly
  • Added 3 more newsletter themes
  • Added basic javascript validation to the newsletter signup widget to force a user to enter an e-mail address
  • Fixed issue in the newsletter signup widget, where when the same e-mail address was used for the signup it gave a database error
  • Removed the slashes from problematic textareas and textfields
  • Fixed Internet Explorer 8 issue where a user could not get passed the "Select Theme" page
  • Added javascript validation to the "Select theme" page, to force a user to select a theme before being able to continue. Also fixed the PHP back-end validation and warning for this
  • Added the ability to select multiple newsletter mailing lists to sign up for in the signup widget. If no list is chosen it defaults to the default mailing list
  • Added javascript to manipulate the DOM for the newsletter signup widget settings page when allowing a user to select mailing lists to subscribe to when using the signup widget

4.0.2 - 2015-02-19 - Medium priority

  • Fixed the bug that stopped you from dragging your own images into the newsletter
  • Fixed the column width bug for a 4 column table in the newsletter editor
  • Fixed the editing bug when trying to edit the content of columns in a table within the newsletter editor

4.0.1 - 2015-02-11 - Low priority

  • Scandir notices fixed when in the newsletter theme page
  • Added the ability to see all available newsletter themes
  • Bug fixes
  • Usability improvements on the theme page

4.0.0 - 2015-02-06 - Medium priority

  • Major improvements to the newsletter editor
  • You can now add tables to your newsletters (2 columns, 3 columns and 4 columns)
  • Improved drag and drop functionality
  • Image bug fixes (plugin no longer adds an image to a newsletter as width:100%, but rather max-width:100%)
  • Fixed height issue for left sidebar in the newsletter editor
  • Usability improvements in the newsletter editor
  • Theme functionality
  • We have finally introduced newsletter theme/layout functionality
  • You can now create your own layouts to sell on our website
  • You can now acquire new themes by visiting the Nifty Newsletters website (solaplugins.com)
  • Other changes
  • A Valentines Day newsletter theme is now available for purchase on our website
  • Many bug fixes

3.0.6 - 2015-01-23 - Medium priority

  • The dragging of the social widget bug fixed in newsletter editor
  • APC cache warning removed
  • A person can now select the newsletter mailing list when subscribing

3.0.5 - 2015-01-21 - Medium priority

  • Additional bug fixes in the newsletter editor in conjunction with changes made in WordPress 4.1

3.0.4 - 2015-01-20 - Medium Priority

  • Newsletter editor bug fixes:
  • Fixed bug that caused images to be dragged in incorrectly
  • Fixed bug that caused image dividers to be dragged in incorrectly
  • Fixed button bug in WP4.1

3.0.3 2014-11-07 Low Priority

  • Fixed PHP notices
  • Added a CAN-SPAM Act compliance guide for businesses in the settings page

3.0.2 2014-11-05

  • New Features:
  • You can now use your own custom HTML newsletter
  • You can now enable/disable newsletter link tracking globally
  • Bug Fixes:
  • Lists would not show when creating new newsletter campaign after clicking certain automatic options.
  • Improvements:
  • Update control implemented in Pro version
  • Spanish translation updated

3.0.1 2014-10-14

  • Improvements:
  • Links changed to new documentation (New Help Desk solaplugins.com/support-desk)
  • Bug Fixes:
  • Could not create a campaign due to a missing column
  • Could not confirm your subscription when signing up
  • View In Browser link stopped working in the preview mail

3.0 2014-10-09

  • New Features:
  • You can now create automatic post notifications on an immediate, daily or weekly interval
  • You can now create auto-responders for when a user or subscriber is added to your site
  • A new drag-and-drop 'Automatic Content' element has been added to the editor
  • Comprehensive Automatic Content options have been added
  • You can now change the View In Browser Text
  • Improvements:
  • More strings are now translatable
  • Bug Fixes:
  • Viewing subscribers by list issue fixed
  • Absolute URLS are now kept when editing an image within TinyMCE
  • New Languages Added:
  • French (Thank you Katia from Creaweb)
  • Russian (Thank you Alexey Arkhipenko)
  • Spanish

2.3 2014-07-22

  • New features:
  • You can now view the average newsletter open rate from all past campaigns
  • You can now see the newsletter open rate for that specific campaign
  • You can now view the total number of unique newsletter opens per campaign
  • You can now see what newsletter links each subscriber clicked on
  • You can now see which newsletter subscribers clicked on a specific link
  • Newsletter styles have version numbers
  • Improvements:
  • Newsletter statistics
  • Changed how newsletter styles are saved in db
  • Bug fixes:
  • Tinymce click issue

2.2 2014-07-11

  • You can now schedule newsletters to be sent
  • You can now edit the subject of the mail that is sent when someone subscribes to your newsletter
  • You can now edit the "Thank You" text that shows when someone subscribes to your newsletter
  • Fixed bug that caused JS to be fired on incorrect page
  • Fixed bug that caused the tinymce window to close when selecting font size and format
  • Beta Removed out of welcome page & footer
  • Text color option added to tinycme
  • Typo fixes


  • You can now force a batch of newsletters to be sent


  • Bug fixes
  • You can now pause and resume the sending of your newsletter. When paused, you may re-edit the newsletter and then continue sending
  • Drag-and-drop spacer added to the newsletter editor
  • Image styling functionality added to the newsletter editor
  • Updated PO file
  • RTL support
  • Code improvements
  • Localhost warning added (images in sent newsletters via localhost)
  • German translation added
  • Feedback area added


  • Added RTL support
  • Added UTF8 support


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Requires: 3.6 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.5.3
Last Updated: 3 months ago
Active Installs: 3,000+


4.7 out of 5 stars


6 of 6 support threads in the last two months have been marked resolved.

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