WP Offload SES (by Delicious Brains) review



WP Offload SES Lite is a mailer plugin for WordPress, developed by Delicious Brains, that uses Amazon SES as its dedicated email service. A reliable and efficient mailer plugin is crucial for WordPress site administrators and developers to ensure proper email delivery and management.

Features and Functionality

While WP Offload SES Lite offers the standard features expected from high-end email providers, there are some extraordinary features worth mentioning:

At a glance

Feature set

Features of the standard version

  • Step-by-step setup wizard for easy Amazon SES integration
  • Verify sending domains and email addresses
  • View a list of all emails sent from your site
  • Configure multisite subsites to use different email settings or enforce the same settings for the entire network
  • Integration with popular form and newsletter plugins (e.g., Ninja Forms, Contact Form 7, Gravity Forms, Email Subscribers & Newsletters)

Features of the Pro version

  • Open & Click reporting
  • Auto-retry email sending failures
  • Manually retry email sending failures
  • Manually resend any sent emails
  • Search for any email
  • View a specific email and analyze engagement
  • PriorityExpert™ Email Support

Pricing and Plans

WP Offload SES Lite is available for free on the WordPress plugin directory. The Pro version, WP Offload SES, has pricing tiers starting at $80/year for one site up to $240/year for 20 sites.

Detailed pricing information can be found on the Delicious Brains website.

Configuring WP Offload SES Lite

To configure WP Offload SES Lite with Amazon SES, follow these steps:

  1. Install and activate the plugin.
  2. Go to Settings > WP Offload SES in the WordPress dashboard menu.
  3. Follow the steps in the setup wizard to configure your AWS account and WP Offload SES Lite.

There are various standout settings available, such as configuring default email addresses, names, and “Reply To” and “Return Path” addresses.

Customer Support and Resources

For the free version, support is available on the plugin’s support page on wordpress.org. For the Pro version, users can reach support by logging into My Account page on the creator’s website.


WP Offload SES Lite is a powerful mailer plugin that leverages the high deliverability and low cost of Amazon SES. It is an excellent choice for small businesses, e-commerce sites, and bloggers. If you have experience with WP Offload SES Lite or have any questions, please share them in the comments section.

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