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[resolved] How to send plain-text emails? (6 posts)

  1. mpek
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I would like to send automatic mails without any footer, header, picture, or anything but text and my plain signature with contact details - no html. Is that possible with Mailpoet free version?

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/wysija-newsletters/

  2. MailPoet Staff
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hello Mpek,

    MailPoet only send HTML emails.

    This said, of you don't include anything, the emails will look pretty much like a regular email, minus the footer.

  3. mpek
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Does that mean the footer links can be deleted? How? I just want to let MP send out emails to a few recipients on specific days automatically, but they need to look like mails i just send... just a few mails i send out when a new client wants to work with me, no newsletter, can this be achieved with MP? Autorisierung mail without any additional links and in plaintext? I can't find how to delete the footer and the links with text in a chosen test template...which one to take for my task?

  4. MailPoet Staff
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Mpek, there's no way to remove the footer.

    Although we do plan to eventually offer a simple text, or simple email style in the future, it is currently not possible to do so.

  5. Ann Stokes
    Member
    Posted 12 months ago #

    It would be nice to have the option to send plain text. Overly formatted emails look very spammy to many people.

  6. Elfenwald
    Member
    Posted 8 months ago #

    ...just stumbled across this "old" post when searching for an option to send non-shiny real emails with MailPoet.

    I'd like to second this request. At least add it to the paid version or make an addon for it.

    Any split test I know of shows clearly that text-only mails have a better open AND clickthrough rate, people, incl. me, are bored of over-designed emails. having to click "show remote content" in Thunderbird, and so on...

    Two approaches that would both be awesome:

    1. leave the editor as is, but add an option for subscribers to only receive the text version.

    2. include an option in the editor to switch to text-only mode.

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