What is Mailgun?

Mailgun is a set of powerful APIs that allow you to send, receive, track and store email effortlessly.
Mailgun is a tool in the Transactional Email category of a tech stack.

Who uses Mailgun?

Companies
2673 companies reportedly use Mailgun in their tech stacks, including Slack, Stripe, and reddit.

Developers
3270 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Mailgun.

Mailgun Integrations

WordPress, Heroku, Magento, Rollbar, and Gravity Forms are some of the popular tools that integrate with Mailgun. Here's a list of all 50 tools that integrate with Mailgun.
Pros of Mailgun
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Quick email integration
147
Free plan
91
Easy setup
67
Ridiculously reliable
54
Extensive apis
29
Great for parsing inbound emails
25
Nice UI
23
Developer-centric
15
Excellent customer support
12
Heroku Add-on
4
Easy to view logs of sent emails
3
Email mailbox management for developers
2
Great customer support, love rackspace
2
Great documentation
1
Great PHP library
1
Better than sendgrid not ask too many question

Blog Posts

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Mailgun's Features

  • Optimized Queue
  • Scheduled Delivery
  • MIME Assembly
  • Test Mode
  • ESP Feedback Handling
  • Unsubscribe Handling
  • Spam Complaint Handling
  • Bounce Handling
  • HTTP POST to your App
  • Routing w RegEx Filters
  • Parsing to UTF-8
  • Signature Separation
  • Quoted Reply Separation
  • Wildcard Domains
  • Spam Filtering
  • Live Logs
  • Message Tagging
  • Event Webhooks
  • Open/Click Tracking
  • Unsubscribe Tracking
  • Complaint Tracking
  • Bounce Tracking
  • Mailing Lists
  • Template Variables
  • A/B Testing
  • Link Performance
  • Geo Performance
  • Recipient Level Data
  • SMTP or HTTP API
  • Clean IP Addresses
  • SPF Authentication
  • DKIM Authentication
  • SSL/TLS
  • Scales on Demand

Mailgun Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Mailgun?
Twilio SendGrid
Twilio SendGrid's cloud-based email infrastructure relieves businesses of the cost and complexity of maintaining custom email systems. Twilio SendGrid provides reliable delivery, scalability & real-time analytics along with flexible API's.
Postmark
Postmark removes the headaches of delivering and parsing email for webapps with minimal setup time and zero maintenance.
Mailchimp
MailChimp helps you design email newsletters, share them on social networks, integrate with services you already use, and track your results. It's like your own personal publishing platform.
Mailjet
Mailjet is a real-time Cloud Emailing platform: scalable, agile and flexible. Our unique algorithm boosts your deliverability and our platform provides in-depth insight so you can optimize more than ever.
SparkPost
SparkPost is the world’s #1 email delivery provider. We empower companies with actionable, real-time data to send relevant email to their customers which increases engagement and both top and bottom line revenue.
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