About Mailgun

Mailgun is an email automation service built for developers. It offers a complete cloud-based email service for sending, receiving and tracking emails sent through your websites and applications. Mailgun's intelligent inbound routing and storage enables you to know exactly where your emails are ending up.

Built for developers, Mailgun is a set of APIs to integrate email. It supports all of the most popular languages including PHP, Python, Ruby, C# and Java. Tracking & analytics features, including A/B testing enable you to track all emails and maximize their chances of avoiding spam filters and reaching inboxes.


Key benefits of Mailgun

  • Mailgun's software automatically manages the delivery process to give your emails the strongest chance of landing in the inbox. With the API control panel, you'll always know what's happened to every email sent.

  • Each Mailgun domain is an isolated sub-account with its own sending queue and reputation. This way, your transactional emails won't get stuck behind your newsletters.

  • Easily personalize all emails for each user with Mailgun's recipient variables feature. Image URLs can be included too, to personalize the entire look of the email.

  • Route and forward email directly into you inbox or app with Mailgun's intelligent inbound routing and storage. Email parsing turns your emails into easy-to-digest structured data whilst spam filters keep out unwanted emails.

  • Carry out A/B tests and report on your data with Mailgun's tracking and analytics features. Always know what is happening to your emails with searchable logs.

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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    • Industry: Internet
    • Company size: 2–10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

    Setup and use anywhere any how even API or SMTP

    Reviewed on 2019/09/10

    We use mailgun as transactional email services, their free tier fit with our basic usage.

    We use mailgun as transactional email services, their free tier fit with our basic usage.

    Pros

    API is very easy to integrated, SMTP alternative is a quick start to use in software that require SMTP protocol to send email.

    Cons

    Current dashboard is kind of complicated, sometime I could not find a setting or where I could set a adjustment.

    Verified Reviewer
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 2–10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

    Mailgun is the most developer friendly and cost-effective transactional email service/

    Reviewed on 2021/11/14

    Mailgun was one of the most developer-friendly transactional email service providers previously...

    Mailgun was one of the most developer-friendly transactional email service providers previously until they removed their free plan. However, the ease of implementation and support by different plugins and software make it a really good tool. DNS is easy to configure so we have no issue with deliverability. The dashboard is also great and offers good logs and graphs.

    Pros

    Great documentation, 10k emails on the free plan was great previously for the prepaid plan is okay. Good API and interface.

    Cons

    Downtimes and deliverability issues can be daunting.

    Alternatives Considered

    Amazon SES, Brevo, SendGrid and Mailjet

    Reasons for Choosing Mailgun

    Pricing mainly. Maildrill was taken over by MailChimp and pricing got very high.

    Reasons for Switching to Mailgun

    Dashboard, ease of implementation, the support team was great too and offered very quick response times.
    Vendel
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    • Industry: Information Technology & Services
    • Company size: 2–10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 2+ years
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    • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

    Good, but crap customer service

    Reviewed on 2020/07/28

    They suddenly and mistakely suspended one of my domain and took ages to get it back. They told me...

    They suddenly and mistakely suspended one of my domain and took ages to get it back. They told me that their back-end service sometomes does it by mistake... not sure why it took them days and days to reply, and still not resolved after almost a week... (I was using a mid-range package, so not the the free tier.)

    Pros

    Easy to setup and use in WHM
    Clean and userful dashboard

    Cons

    Customer service is slow and useless
    More expensive compare to others

    Alternatives Considered

    SendGrid and Mailjet

    Reasons for Switching to Mailgun

    Ease of setup
    Ricardo
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    • Industry: Entertainment
    • Company size: 2–10 Employees
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

    Solid mail solution with good dashboard and exellent customer support

    Reviewed on 2021/04/23

    I needed a free solution to send transactional emails on wordpress. And Mailgun came as one of the...

    I needed a free solution to send transactional emails on wordpress. And Mailgun came as one of the favourites and also they had a good free plan.

    Moreover, it has integration with a mail plugin that I was using. So it seemed a good idea to try it.

    I'm using it for almost 2 years and it was easy to setup and it's working great since then without any need to fix or change anything.

    Pros

    You can try Mailgun and really use it on your site for free

    Great customer support that will treat you well even if you're using free plan and don't know nothing about emails.

    Being one of the most popular company, there is lots of information around the web on how-to-dos.

    Easy integration with wordpress plugins.

    Cons

    If you don't have a dedicated IP, your reputation will be influenced by other users. So if someone is using Mailgun abusively and is using the same IP to send emails you may get some problems.

    James
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    • Industry: Information Services
    • Company size: Self Employed
    • Used Daily for 1+ year
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    • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

    Simple pay as you go transactional email

    Reviewed on 2022/11/25

    Pros

    - Being able to pay based on my usage not a fixed price- Easy to use and well documented API- Webhooks to handle events such as bounces and unsubscribes

    Cons

    - Initially I had some deliverability issues but support were very helpful in resolving them- Slightly more expensive than some competitors but you get more features for that

    Reasons for Switching to Mailgun

    Cheaper than most and easier to set up than SES.
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    Mailgun FAQs

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    Mailgun offers the following pricing plans:

    • Starting from: US$35,00/month
    • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
    • Free Trial: Available

    0-10,000 emails: Free Next 500,000 emails: $0.00050 /email Next 1,000,000 emails: $0.00035 /email Next 5,000,000 emails: $0.00010 /email Any additional emails: $0.00010 /email

    Mailgun has the following typical customers:

    Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500, 501–1 000, 1 001–5 000

    Mailgun supports the following languages:

    English

    Mailgun supports the following devices:

    Mailgun integrates with the following applications:

    Parse

    Mailgun offers the following support options:

    Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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