How to Send Mandrill Email with Popular CMS Providers

In additional to an official WordPress plugin, if you're using WordPress, Drupal, or Magento, there are third-party plugins/modules that can be installed to route your site's mail through Mandrill.

WordPress

The official WordPress plugin for Mandrill is wpMandrill. It's designed to handle all of the emails generated by WordPress automatically and sends through the Mandrill API.

If you're not able to use wpMandrill for some reason, or if you prefer to send via SMTP, there are a number of WordPress plugins for handling email via SMTP and, in theory, any of them should work. For example, you could use the WP Mail SMTP plugin using your Mandrill SMTP credentials. If you're using a different plugin, the below can help you adapt the settings for the one you're using.

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Magento

A third-party plugin is available from ebizmarts to sync your Mailchimp marketing lists with Magento, and now integrate your Mandrill account for Magento's transactional needs, such as order status emails: Ebizmarts MageMonkey Mailchimp plugin.

Drupal

A third-party Mandrill module developed to work with the MailChimp module; features the ability to send all site emails through Mandrill and a reporting dashboard: http://drupal.org/project/mandrill

Joomla!

A third-party extension that allows your Joomla! installation to send emails through Mandrill: http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/content-sharing/mailing-a-distribution-lists/20624

SPIP

A third-party plugin, Mailshot, offers SMTP or Mandrill integration.

Note

  • Please note that third-party plugins are not created or maintained by Mandrill. They are listed for your convenience only, and we can't guarantee these services or products.
  • You'll need to add SPF and DKIM records and verify ownership of your sending domains before you can send email through your account. Mandrill will not send any email from unverified domains or domains without valid SPF and DKIM records, including public domains like gmail.com, yahoo.com, and more.

    A message that is rejected with the reject reason unsigned indicates that the sending domain hasn't been properly set up, and that your account is unable to send and authenticate email from that domain.

    Learn more about SPF and DKIM and domain verification, or manage sending domains in your Mandrill account.