How to Install, Setup and Use The Newsletter Plugin On WordPress Website

How to Install, Setup and Use The Newsletter Plugin On WordPress Website

The Newsletter plugin is the most versatile Newsletter plugin available for WordPress. It offers a complete solution for your newsletter needs starting from creating a subscription form to creating responsive newsletters, sending these newsletters, tracking and generating analytics and reports. Its free version itself is highly capable of handling your requirements, its premium version comes with unbelievable features to make your website a Newsletter powerhouse in itself.

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Useful Stats about The Newsletter Plugin –

Active Installs – 200,000 +

Ratings – 4.4/5 ( 700 + users rated)

Languages available in – 8 ( Dutch, English, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Turkish)

Active Support Availability – Yes, directly from plugin Author

Where to Find The Newsletter Plugin – 

It is available as a free plugin in WordPress inventory itself and you can find it from your admin panel itself. Also, you can find it on wordpress.org website. It can either be directly installed from your WordPress website’s admin panel or can be downloaded from wordpress. org website and installed manually using FTP account.

Premium version of this plugin is available on its official website . You can also follow the upgrade link for the admin panel itself. You can buy its subscription as an individual for up to 3 websites for $49 or as an agency for unlimited websites at $129. With a subscription, you get one-year updates and support.

Why You Must Use Newsletters To Promote Your WordPress Blog?

As you know SEO and Social Media where we usually promote our blogs, are not under our 100% control and may ditch you anytime. Till yesterday you were on the first page of Google search results but today you are not. Till yesterday all your followers or fans were shown your posts but today only a fraction of it (like what Facebook did since 2013). These sudden changes in the content promotion strategies of Search engines or Social media sites will impact your blogs traffic health and your financial health adversely if you were 100% dependent on these media. You must work on an alternate medium to promote your blog, which is in your control. Emailing regular newsletter is one of them. But to mail newsletter, you need to have a relevant list of Email Ids of the people who are interested in the content you are creating. Who better can be for this purpose than your previous readers? If you could somehow ask these readers to leave their Email Ids with you saying that you will inform them once you write another piece of content. It is possible by placing a newsletter subscription form on your blog.

Major Features of The Newsletter Plugin –

Features in Free Version –

  1. Create a Newsletter subscription form.
  2. Send Newsletter to multiple Email Ids at once.
  3. Emails Tracking
  4. Analytics and reporting

Additional Features in Premium Version – 

  1. Automated Newsletters
  2. Advanced reporting
  3. Automatic followup emails
  4. Contact form 7 integration
  5. Woocommerce integration
  6. Facebook connect
  7. Amazon AES / Sendgrid / Mailjet / Mailgun integration for optimized delivery system and bounce detection.

How To Install The News Letter Plugin :

Installing this plugin is as simple as installing any other plugin in WordPress. Following steps you can follow to install it from the admin panel :

Installing NewsLetter plugin from Admin Panel

  1. Go to the plugins section.
  2. Click on Add New.
  3. In the search bar type News Letter, it should show you some plugins related to Newsletter.
  4. Find “The News Letter” plugin.
  5. Click on the install button.
  6. Once installed the Activate button will be active.
  7. Click the Activate button to activate this plugin.

Installing NewsLetter Plugin from FTP account :

  1. First, go to the plugin pages on WordPress.org
  2. Search for The Newsletter plugin, go to its page
  3. Download the plugin’s zip file
  4. Open the respective FTP account and move to the WordPress installation directory
  5. Move to wp-content -> plugins
  6. Upload the plugin’s zip file in this sub-directory
  7. Extract the zip file
  8. Now come to the admin panel, you will be able to see this plugin in the installed plugin section.
  9. Activate it.

Installing NewsLetter Plugin from cPanel :

  1. First, go to the plugin pages on WordPress.org
  2. Search for The Newsletter plugin, go to its page
  3. Download the plugin’s zip file
  4. Open the cPanel
  5. Open the File Manager
  6. Go to public_html folder
  7. Move to wp-content -> plugins
  8. Upload the plugin’s zip file in this sub-directory
  9. Extract the zip file
  10. Now come to the admin panel, you will be able to see this plugin in the installed plugin section.
  11. Activate it.

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