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The Keila logo is a stylized elephant Keila - An Open Source Newsletter Tool

Keila is an Open Source alternative to newsletter tools like Mailchimp or Sendinblue.

With Keila you can easily send out newsletter campaigns and create sign-up forms.

For smaller newsletters, you can use your own email inbox to send out campaigns. For larger newsletter projects, AWS SES, Sendgrid, Mailgun, and Postmark are supported in addition to SMTP.

Screenshot of the Keila campaign editor showing the WYSIWYG editor and the default template

Give Keila a Try!

You can give a hosted version of Keila a try at

If you want to deploy Keila on your own server, you can use the official Docker image pentacent/keila or use the sample Docker Compose config in this repo.

Follow the Installation Docs for more details.


You can contribute to the Keila project with translations or code! Learn more about how to contribute code or translations to Keila here:

The Name

Keila is the name of the elephant mascot of this project. She’s a wise and diligent elephant lady, able to remember countless email addresses and contact names. Fun fact: Keila loves going on holiday trips to the lakes of Finland.


Keila is free software. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Keila is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

For more details, please read the full license here.

Please note that the Keila logo is not subject to the aforementioned license.