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I know there are plugins out there for integrating the user base & sign-up, but are there any for using PHPlist to automatically send out newsletters of new posts?

I'm really trying to avoid a from-scratch solution here, though if nothing is 'ready made' I'd appreciate any pointers or head starts ;)

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Not exactly what you asked, but maybe some useful info. I just saw this post on my RSS reader this morning talking about newsletters. wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/… – Rev. Voodoo Apr 4 '11 at 16:08
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Don't know of a plugin that does that but if you take a look at WP PHPList plugin or more specifically the way it Interacts with phplist using PHP CURL, it logs in to phplist as admin and save cookie using CURLOPT_COOKIEFILE and then simulates a post to subscriber form. So maybe going in that route you can do the same and simulate a post to send mail form.

then all that is left is to hook you function to these hooks:

add_action('new_to_publish', 'send_new_post_mail');
add_action('draft_to_publish', 'send_new_post_mail');
add_action('pending_to_publish', 'send_new_post_mail');
add_action('private_to_publish', 'send_new_post_mail');
add_action('future_to_publish', 'send_new_post_mail');

I know its not a complete solution but should give you a jump start.

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Thanks, marked accepted, appreciate the pointers :) – TheDeadMedic Apr 11 '11 at 15:30

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