Solved

How to make e-mails sent by wordpress include the image of the posts?

Posted on 2014-09-12
8
140 Views
Last Modified: 2014-09-14
Hi.

I have a wordpress site on my own server. This wordpress site uses jetpack subscription widget to allow users to register.
When I create a new post then all subscribed users received an e-mail with the title and excerpt of this new post. Is it possible to include first image of the post also on this e-mail?

Thank you in advance.
0
Comment
Question by:gplana
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 4
8 Comments
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
Jason C. Levine earned 500 total points
ID: 40320477
This wordpress site uses jetpack

Because Jetpack connects to wordpress.com to do everything, you can't edit those subscription emails at all.  Jetpack has decided for the moment to not send the featured image:

http://wordpress.org/support/topic/jetpack-abbonnement-subscribe-to-blogposts-in-email?replies=2

So you are out of luck.
0
 
LVL 15

Author Closing Comment

by:gplana
ID: 40320593
then it seems there is no solution, but thank you anyway.
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Jason C. Levine
ID: 40320947
Technically speaking "you can't do that with Jetpack" is the solution, albeit not the one you wanted.  It kind of deserves full credit and not a B grade. The B indicates that my solution is incomplete or inaccurate in some way.  It isn't.
0
PeopleSoft Has Never Been Easier

PeopleSoft Adoption Made Smooth & Simple!

On-The-Job Training Is made Intuitive & Easy With WalkMe's On-Screen Guidance Tool.  Claim Your Free WalkMe Account Now

 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:gplana
ID: 40321172
Yes, but I think it would be better to give a walkthrough. However, anyway, I thank you for the link and for letting me know that it is not possible with JetPack. Sincerely.
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Jason C. Levine
ID: 40321207
Yes, but I think it would be better to give a walkthrough

A walkthrough of what, gplana?

"Can I do this with Jetpack"

"No, because the emails are generated from the Jetpack servers and you have no control over them (link to verify)"

What, exactly, could I have done differently based on the question you asked?
0
 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:gplana
ID: 40321451
Something like:

It's not possible to do it with HetPack (as you already explained) but you can use another subscription plugin like xxxxx, get your current list of subscriptions from jetpack in this way yyyyyyy and import them by zzzzzzzzz.

Anyway, I'm quite satisfied with your answer (I put a B, not a C, and I think you have got the points, isn't it?).

I don't understand why you are angry with me.

Regards.
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Jason C. Levine
ID: 40321898
You didn't ask for alternatives (which I could have discussed) so I didn't provide any.

Don't expect people to read your mind.  If you want more information about an answer, say something.
0
 
LVL 15

Author Comment

by:gplana
ID: 40321921
This conversation is getting a little bit unconfortable.
What I wanted (and what I asked for) is for a solution of my problem by using JetPack, as this is the plugin I currently use, but if it's not possible in this way, isn't it logical for a professional to give an alternative?

I don't want to enlarge this discussion anymore.

Regards.
0

Featured Post

Don't Cry: How Liquid Web is Ensuring Security

WannaCry is just the start. Read how Liquid Web is protecting itself and its customers against new threats.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to create your own WordPress Theme Before I begin with the theme design tutorial, I would like to give you the basics of what is required to make a WordPress Theme. The most basic WordPress theme only requires 2 files: a style.css file and an…
In Part I (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Blogs/WordPress/A_8410-Getting-Started-In-WordPress-Part-I.html), I introduced you to the powerful WordPress backend, the WordPress administrative Dashboard.  In Part II, I will introduce yo…
The purpose of this video is to demonstrate how to create a Printer Friendly PDF on a WordPress Page. This will be demonstrated using a Windows 8 PC. Tools Used are Photoshop, Awesome Screenshot” Google Chrome Extension, and SmallPDF.com Log…
This video teaches viewers how to create their own website using cPanel and Wordpress. Tutorial walks users through how to set up their own domain name from tools like Domain Registrar, Hosting Account, and Wordpress. More specifically, the order in…

624 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question