• Be very wary of this plugin. Firstly, it hasn’t been updated in 7 months, and that’s a red flag. I own a digital agency and my developers are very familiar with plugins. We built and maintain several plugins that we sell to the public. I tell you all of that to give you perspective to our plugin experience and expertise.

    We used this plugin on a new client site because it was used on their old site, and they didn’t have any problem with it.

    We installed this plugin on the client’s Beta site (in-development website). After importing our client’s subscriber list, we then batch-imported our client’s blog posts from their old site. And without any warning or indication, the plugin began a MASSIVE run of sending email notifications of each blog post published to the entire subscriber list.

    We caught this about half-way through, and did everything we could to stop the emails from coming; our datacenter manually disabled website email sending and we DEACTIVATED THE PLUGIN. In fact, they were able to confirm through our datacenter partner that despite disabling website sending at the server level (which should have stopped this issue in its tracks), the plugin kept sending email.

    … But the emails kept coming. and coming. and coming. This was an unmitigated disaster for our client and I felt paralyzed and helpless, seemingly unable to make it stop.

    We have deleted the plugin, never to return. Our datacenter described the situation with Subscribe2 as a “physical impossibility” that the plugin could keep sending mail when all of these safeguards were put in place (disabling mail sending, deactivating the plugin, etc…)

    We will be syndicating email via Mail Chimp or Active Campaign moving forward, and I advise everyone to do the same.

    • This topic was modified 2 years, 3 months ago by zackpoelwijk.
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