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Subscribe2

Sends a list of subscribers emails when you publish new posts. Automate user growth and revenue with ReadyGraph integration.

17 reviews
Average Rating
3.9 out of 5 stars
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Users deleted!
By , for WP 4.2.1

I deleted subrscribers that were also blog users and this poorly written plugin deleted them not only from subscribers but from blog users list also!

Crashed the website
By , for WP 4.1

I've used this plug-in on another website and it worked fine. However, on depressionhelptips.com, it crashed the whole site during the activation process. I had to access delete the plug-in folder to make the processes quit. It wasn't pretty :-(

This is a spam plugin
By , for WP 4.1.1

Recently the plugin owner integrated it with ReadyGraph.
Since then it is pure spam, because you can disable ReadyGraph only with hacks.
Moreover, it only allows for 100 users.

Don't install it, don't lose your time.
More details here:
https://wordpress.org/support/topic/how-to-get-rid-of-readygraph?replies=13

Crashed my Dashboard
By , for WP 4.1

My Dashboard started showing blank pages so I manually installed WP 4.1.1 but this was worse. Eventually deleted Subscribe2 and hey pesto back to normal!

This will ruin your site
By ,

It installs a little banner for "readygraph" which is on all your pages, no way to disable it. It also ruins your site on mobile. No setting to disable it; you just have to uninstall the entire plugin. DO NOT INSTALL!!

Problems with dashboard
By , for WP 4.0

I was hoping after the last version my problems would be over and my readers would again receive new post notifications, but no, no. I have the delete this plugin via ftp.

Someone an alternative? I only want anew post notifier.

Used to be good but not now
By ,

This used to be a great plug in and very reliable, but now I find it just doesn't do what it's supposed to do: send all my subscribers an email when I publish anything new :( I would like to find a new subscription plug in, but have built up a list of thousands of subscribers with this one, so it's not as easy as I would like. Very disappointing.

Disabled
By , for WP 3.9.1

Do not install this plugin! Do not sell out your readers/users.

I registered with WP to write this review. After deactivating the plugin on all sites.

The latest reviews - please see the discussions in comments too - are pretty much self-explanatory.

A former must-have plugin was turned into an address stealing spam machine.

It was a great...once
By , for WP 3.9.1

The only way to use this plugin now is to go to the Developers link and scroll down the list of previous versions to 9.4, download that, and then install it via an upload.

Version 10 brought along with it all of this ReadyGraph stuff which I'm sure is great for those people looking to make a bundle on the social networking bandwagon (and the spam bandwagon, because the subscribers' addresses are apparently "shared" with ReadyGraph, an unknown third party), but pretty lousy for those of us who would just like to be able to send emails of new content to those who opt-in to what they understand/understood to be a "private" list.

In addition, per the support threads here, the annoyance of the ReadyGraph banner, the tremendous server overhead for cron processing (seemingly even without enabling any of the ReadyGraph stuff) has wreaked havoc on my system, causing me many, many lost hours.

It would have been great if someone would have just forked the project at 9.4, even if that did not include Matt's fee-based HTML code, and let the ReadyGraph gang move in their own direction while maintaining the functionality of the 9.4 version, and building on that.

Anyway, beware of automatic plugin updates. Easiest way to bypass those when manually installing 9.4 is to edit the main class (subscribe2.php) and bump the version number from 9.4 to 99.4, so that it remains untouched.

Valuable plugin is now a marketing tool
By , for WP 3.9.1

This plugin used to be quite good until the author decided to sell it.
Since then there have been numerous versions, all of them very buggy.

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