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WP Mail SMTP Latest Update and Newly Added Features

WP Mail SMTP has just announced its latest update, version 2.9. They claim it to be their biggest and exciting update and release so far.

by Vinayak Bansal
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WP Mail SMTP latest feature and updates

WP Mail SMTP has just announced its latest update, version 2.9. They claim it to be their biggest and exciting update and release so far.

They have added a whole new bunch of new powerful features which will be beneficial for you to track and keep a record for all your WordPress emails.

In this article I will give you an overview of everything that you need to about this latest update and some exciting new ways to track emails and open rates.

Read till the end to know more about WP Mail SMTP.

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How To Track Email Open Rates and Clicks

With the latest features and update of WP Mail SMTP you now get an option to track open rates and click tracking of your emails.

How tedious this job used to be previously when you have sent a mail and didn’t get to know who opened your mail and who didn’t. All these worries of yours have now been taken care of in this new 2.9 update.

Now you can easily see if the emails you are sending are attracting the attention of your customers or not, and if the users are actually interacting with your sent emails.

open email clicks


This feature is good for you if you:

  • Use WordPress to send mailshots or emails
  • Are using a WooCommerce webstore and want to know if your sent email are being received or not
  • Use WordPress to send email newsletters for your email marketing campaign
  • Are a seller of online courses and want to track open rates and click on your vital and important courses

To enable this feature simply enable email tracking and email logging from the settings menu.

This plugin will then start collecting data of any HTML email sent from your site.

open and click rates of WordPress emails - WP Mail SMTP


This new feature is only available for the pro users. It is advisable to buy the pro feature of you want to reduce your workload and  take the full benefits of it.

There are a lot more additional and exciting features with this new update.

Read along to know more about it.

Resend WordPress Email With WP Mail SMTP

Resending an email is always a task when it comes to WordPress.

Well it is no more a tiring task. Now you can resend emails from the WordPress email log itself.


resend WordPress emails


As it is shown in the above image, an important email has not been sent. You can click on the resend button at the bottom and boom, your email is now delivered too the recipient.

Also you can send the email to the original receiver or change the original email if you wish to deliver it to someone else.

resend WordPress email


Alon with the resend option you also get a new added feature of resending bulk emails which makes it easier for you to resend multiple emails at once.


Now let us look at other exciting feature of WP Mail SMTP which is Save Email Attachments.

Save Email Attachments

The new pro feature update of WP Mail SMTP lets you to save the attachments in WordPress emails.  Earlier this was not possible but they have listened to their customer reviews and come up with this exciting feature.

After you have enabled this feature, you can see each attachment being saved under with the original email under the attachments section at the bottoms.

file attachment with WP Mail SMTP


Plus you need not worry about the disk space. Whenever you delete a log the attachment s are deleted along with it.

Also if you are storing the attachments,  the new resend emails features will resend those attachments along with the mail automatically.


So this was everything you needed to know about the latest update of WP Mail SMTP. There are other important added features in this update which I have not covered in this blog. You can read more about it here.

Also if you want to take full advantage of this new update you need to buy the pro version of this plugin, as these features are not there in the normal version .

Do let me about your thoughts on this article in the comments section below.

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