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Mandrill shuts down free transactional email service.

Discussion in 'Web Development' started by Christopher, Mar 3, 2016.

  1. Christopher

    Christopher Membership: Community

    Jun 13, 2014
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    For those that don't know Mandrill, is a service built by the team at Mailchimp to solve a greater need by their user base. At the time when they created this fork, they were just doing one to many marketing email services. But the users wanted to send one to one emails for things like password resets, and user registrations, to transactional emails in woo-commerce etc. The need for this service has grown exponentially in the last couple of years with 2 step verification methods as well. They as a business were happy to where up to 12,000 emails a month per user, but not any more, they shutting down that section into a paid version only. To read more about their notification to their users go here: https://blog.mailchimp.com/important-changes-to-mandrill/

    So What alternatives are out there to do large amounts of emails from your sites for free or in a free tier. This article goes into 5 alternatives. http://www.codeinwp.com/blog/mandrill-alternatives/
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  2. chris

    chris Administrator

    Mar 7, 2010
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