ET Mailing

Here's the tutorial video describing the below steps

You need to build an email or newsletter for your Marketing campaign, and wonder how to make use of this.

Thousands of businesses are crying out after investing millions using third party mail stream providers, which do not allow you to create and customize your emails or newsletter.

You need a plugin that makes it super easy to create forms and send massive emails from your database. ET Mailing is your point.
With 3 SMTP mailstream tools integrated in this extension, you could be able to target customers precisely and control what will be sent to them.
Here below is things that you have to know before using this wonderful extension.

1. 3 rd party services


SendGrid is the world's largest Email Infrastructure as a Service provider. The email delivery service moves 2% of the world's non-spam email (over 14 billion emails/month) for more than 180,000 companies including technology leaders like Pinterest, Spotify, and Uber.
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Quota : Send up to 400 emails a day (12,000 emails a month), no credit card needed, no expiration.
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Trusted by more than 375,000 customers
Mandrill is a scalable and affordable email infrastructure service, with all the marketing-friendly analytics tools you’ve come to expect from MailChimp.
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2. Configuration – Service Registration Instruction

After successful installation, if you use EngineThemes products,  you will notice a new tab appears in Engine Settings field as below:

2.1. General Configuration

After your first installation of this plugin, you have to set up the general configuration for ET Mailing.
In General Settings tab, you could configure default email sending information for your website.

For each setting :

1.       The email here could be your contact email, support email or main business email. It will appear as “email from sender”

2.       Similar to From Mail, From Name will be sender’s name or organization.
3.       Some themes allow you to customize sender’s email or sender’s name in email header setting. So these 2 things are changeable. If you want these setting unchanged for all emails, Enable this features.
4.       Choose your wanted service. Remember to update API information for each service. Learn more about this in the next section.
5.       This part is for your testing the performance of these services.
6.       Tracking feature allows you to summarize link – clicking metrics. You could also see this in your email service’s dashboard.
7.       Similar to Tracking, this helps you know how many emails are open and read.
All settings will be saved automatically after you fill in information.

2.2. Setting up the API

Here's the instruction guiding you how to set up the API based on the service you've chosen: Mandrill or Mailgun.


Trusted by more than 375,000 customers
Mandrill is a scalable and affordable email infrastructure service, with all the marketing-friendly analytics tools you’ve come to expect from MailChimp.
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Service Registration 

After reading carefully service’s terms of use and agreements, pricelist, and other important information, start to create your account at

Fill in your email and password then finally complete your registration. Following the instruction on Mandrill page, check your email for account activation. Then your account is ready to use.

Acquire API  

After activating your account, please login at

Access to and click New API Key button to create API Key.

Fill in the required information as above and create API key. If you check the box “Test Key”, your email sent by this API key will not be successful because this is simulator and testing only.
Save your API key and go to the next step:

API Configuration

Back to your dashboard and enter your API key. If you need to create subaccount, tab, please contact Mandrill.


Your first 10,000 emails are free every month, but add your credit card now and get:
1.       Ability to send unlimited emails
2.       30 days of log retention
3.       Up to 1,000 custom domains
4.       Use our pricing calculator to estimate your cost beyond 10,000 emails.

Service Registration

Register at

Acquire API

After successful registration, log in your account, access your dashboard and get API key.


Similar to those 2 above.