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WordPress SparkPost

Use SparkPost emails right from your WordPress site.

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Option 1

  • Download the plugin from WordPress's plugins repository.
  • Upload to plugins directory of your WordPress installation which, usually, is wp-content/plugins.
  • Activate the plugin from admin panel.

Option 2

  • From your WordPress site's admin panel go to Plugins -> Add New.
  • Enter sparkpost in Search Plugins text field and hit Enter.
  • It should show pluging titled SparkPost SMTP. Click Install Now button.
  • In next page, upon successful downloading click Activate Plugin.


Once plugin is installed, you need some quick but important configuration. Click SparkPost SMTP from Settings menu

  • In the form put SparkPost API key, sender name and email.
  • Click Save Changes

Test Email

From Test Email section, try sending a test email to yourself to make sure the credentials are working fine.


  • Install WordPress
  • Clone this repository to the WordPress plugins directory:
git clone ~/src/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-sparkpost
  • Activate the plugin from admin panel

Running Tests

  • Make sure you're using PHP 5.6 or above.
  • Go to ./tests directory.
  • Install test files by running bash bin/ wordpress_test root '' localhost latest (Try instead of localhost if you're getting error). Details on
  • Install composer
  • Run composer install to install required packages.
  • To run tests, run composer test.
  • Add your tests in tests/specs directory. Upon pushing the branch, Travis will automatically run it and generate reports (tests and coverage).


  • Create a branch off master: git checkout -b bump
  • Update the version in plugin meta and WPSP_PLUGIN_VERSION constant in wordpress-sparkpost.php
  • Update the version and change log in readme.txt
  • Commit the changes and push the branch
  • Create a pull request
  • Once the pull request is merged, run ./