Mail Control – SMTP Deliverability, Email logging, opens and clicks Tracking


Control your SMTP email deliverability, track your emails clicks and openings (reads), and allow defering the emails as a background process to speed up your pages.

With Mail Control, you will be able to have a better control over how your emails are handled by wordpress.

Tracking and logging emails opening and clicks

This will allow you to optimize how you craft your emails content and get the better of your email marketing.

Sending Emails via an SMTP server

Need a better deliverability for your emails? use a reputable SMTP server is the way to go.

Testing Email Deliverability of your SMTP server

Help you make sure your smtp servers checks all the requierements for the perfect deliverability by testing your SFP, DKIM and DMARC setup (and more on this to come).

Sending the emails by a background process to speed up your pages

No more page timeout because the smtp server take too much time to respond, defer your emails and let a cronjob take care of sending your emails in a separate process.

Having a log of all the emails sent (or failed) by wordpress

You can find all the emails handled by wordpress (or still in the queue), and resend them if needed.

More features and documentation coming

Mail Control Online Documentation writing is in progress.


  • Configure Logging and Tracking
  • Configure Background Mailer Settings
  • Configure Smtp Mailer
  • Test your smtp confirugation, "Send a test email" and "Test your SPF, DKIM, and domain DMARC setup"


  1. Upload the plugin to your plugins folder: ‘wp-content/plugins/’
  2. Activate the ‘Mail Control’ plugin from the Plugins admin panel.
  3. Customize your installation in the «Settings» Page ( Then send a test email )


Why should I use an Email Tracker to track Email Opening and clicks?

If your recipient receives your email, don’t you want to know? Is it in his spam folder? Is the email subject clear enough that he actually opens the email? is your call to action compelling enough so he clicks on it?

What if you notice that a visitor reads you email multiple times? isn’t it a good indicator that he is interested in what you are selling? maybe you should contact him again…

Email Tracking will help you detect problems and opportunities so you can take action, it is an invaluable tool for the great marketer.

How Mail Control will help me solve my email deliverability problems?

With this plugin, you will be able to test your domain name’s SPF, DKIM and DMARC records and have actionable suggestions to fix any detected issue.

As it is an experimental feature for now, we can assist you if you need any help.

How can I defer sending the emails and why should I?

With this plugin, you can activate the Background Mailer, this will defer sending the email to a background cron job.

This will speed up your pages and response times and more importantly avoid any critical timeout error in your checkout experience.

Will Mail Control work with my theme and other plugins like WooCommerce or Contact Form 7 ?

Probably, as long as your theme or plugin doesn’t override the wp_mail function. Mail Control should work just fine.

As tested now, mail control is compatible with «Contact Form 7» and «WooCommerce».

Where can I get support?

If you get stuck, you can ask for help in the Mail Control Plugin Forum.


5 de diciembre de 2022
Plugin utilise pour notre site internet. Il est top et fonctionnel. Je recommande
24 de noviembre de 2022
Simple and easy plugin for mail tracking with powerful configuration options to set up the SMTP connection. I saved more time on resending failed emails. It worked perfectly for me and it allows WordPress to send transactional emails to all users. Great experience. I highly recommend this plugin.
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Registro de cambios


  • Fix regression : send test email result doesn’t show
  • Fix composer dependencies : downgrade symfony/cssselector to 5.4.17 to keep minimum php version to 7.4

0.2.5 : Resend WordPress emails

  • Added possibility to resend emails
  • Email Detail will list and show email attachments (image viewer or download link)
  • Minimum capabilities to access Email logs and Mail Control settings can be configured in the settings page
  • Use custom icon go in dashboard menu


  • Added Show details button in the log view to display the emails content, headers, errors as well as events details (opens and clicks)
  • Emails logs and Mail Control settings can be accessed with «manage_options» permission


  • Fix notice undefined variables and typo in readme file

0.2.2 : Email Delivreability testing

  • SMTP Mailer : Added SPF, DKIM and DMARC Tester (experimental feature)
  • Settings page : Better variables sanitization, and showing validation error


  • Added Domain Path to plugin file comment
  • Added field descriptions to SMTP Mailer Settings section
  • Reviewed French translation


  • Added the possibility to send a Test Email in the SMTP Mailer Section


  • Initial release