Amazon SES – Connect with Mailster
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Build Your Own Email Marketing System
Hey everyone, how are you? In this article, I wanna show you how you can connect the Amazon SES service with the Mailster marketing application. This way you can build your own email marketing system. So stay tuned and share this on all your social platforms.
Mailster Email Marketing Application
In this post, let’s connect Amazon SES with the Mailster email marketing application. By the way, if you don’t know what is Mailster, it’s simply a WordPress plugin. It’s a small software that you install inside your WordPress website.
This way, you can
- have your own email marketing system
- manage your email marketing campaigns
- manage your lists, and everything related to email marketing.
- All this will happen within your WordPress website.
Let’s go now see how we can configure Mailster with Amazon SES.
Configure Mailster with Amazon SES
Friends, here I am on my test WordPress website.
As I told you Mailster is a WordPress plugin. Here is my newsletter plugin, the Mailster.
The first thing you need to do is simply click on the newsletter and go to add-ons. You will see there are a lot of integrations – a lot of add-ons related to Mailster.
We have a lot of free ones and some paid services. You can check them if you want.
Amazon SES Integration
What we need now is Amazon SES integration. So simply
- Install this small plugin or add-on named AmazonSES Integration
- Click activate and that’s it.
Let’s go now to the newsletter again and go to settings to configure our sending server.
Mailster Settings – Configure Email Sending Server
You can see here that I am on my Mailster settings. You need to go to delivery here. Click on delivery.
Mailster Delivery Settings
Now scroll down. You will see something called Amazon SES in the delivery method. Simply click on Amazon SES.
You need to get the access keys and the secret keys for SES at this point.
Amazon SES Credentials for Mailster
It is a rather simple task. Click on this link here that says Access Keys in blue. It’s a blue color for me here. May vary due to your color scheme.
You need to create access keys. So click on that, and it will directly take you to the Amazon SES service. It is actually Identity and Access Management for Amazon services where you can create API keys.
At this point, please go to access keys, and click on create new access key. Clicking show access key will let you see your credentials here. You are free to copy this and download this.
Setting AWS Simple Email Service Access Key in Mailster WordPress Plugin
Please copy the access key ID, and paste it on the designated field. The same goes for the secret key.
I think it’s super easy.
Selecting the Endpoint
Now you can select the endpoint or region. For me, my simple email service is configured in the US west. So you can see the region in the URL. Again you can see it here in the region section. It’s US west Oregon.
So just go here and select US West-2.
Very simple, right? Click Save Changes. Now you can see that your credentials are ok.
Amazon SES Email Address Verification
Now you need to enter a verified email address in AWS SES. If you go to email addresses here, you will see the verified email addresses.
Verified Email Setup Inside Mailster
Just have copied the one with your domain. Set that in the general section. Paste in from email, and reply to. Then click on Save Changes.
Let’s go delivery again. You can see now your domain email is verified.
Everything is awesome now.
Bounce Handling Settings in Mailster WordPress Plugin
By the way, you can set the bounce handling using Amazon also. You may use the default settings inside Mailster as well.
Test Email Server
Let’s test our server. I will send a test email to my Gmail account by clicking on the Send Test button.
You will see that the message is sent if everything is alright.
That’s it. You can see how real things are very simple. Now we have a Mailster email marketing application connected to Amazon SES. You can start email marketing campaigns, and manage everything from within your website.