Installing the WordPress plugin

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to install Wordpress plugin and connect it to your Sendinblue account.

Installing the plugin

  1. Login to WordPress as administrator
  2. Go to Plugins > Add New, find the Sendinblue plugin and Install it
  3. Activate the Sendinblue plugin and go to the plugin

Connect to Sendinblue

Now that the plugin is installed, it's time to connect Wordpress and Sendinblue:

  1. Go to your store Admin panel in Wordpress
  2. Click Sendinblue Logo on the bottom of the side menu list
  3. Enter API v3 key from your Sendinblue account (Account -> SMTP&API -> API v3 key)
  4. Click Login


Home page


  1. Access to the list of all my contacts
    Redirects to your Sendinblue account, where you can check contact lists you have
  2. Sync my users
    By clicking the button, you will open sync contacts menu where you can choose roles, list and, and match attributes.

    💡 Good to know
    If you want to sync different roles to different lists, set up sync rules for each list. 

  3. Transactional emails
    Enabling this feature, you choose Sendinblue as your main SMTP provider. The plugin will use wp_mail function.
    On the plugin's Statistics tab (or from your SendinBlue account), you can see whether each sent email has been safely received, opened and clicked.

    💡 Good to know
    If after enabling the feature, you see error message please check if any of installed plugins is using SMTP and disable it.

  4. Automation
    If Automation is enabled for your Sendinblue account, you can track visitor actions through the integration by clicking yes.

    💡 Good to know
    When Automation is enabled, a Sendinblue tracking script will automatically be embedded in your store. 


As to create a new form you need to: 

  1. Go to Sendinblue plugin
  2. Choose forms
  3. Add new form


💡 Good to know
Forms created in your Sendinblue won't be displayed in the list of forms in Wordpress plugin as well as Sendinblue Wordpress forms won't be displayed in your Sendinblue account.

Add new form


To accommodate both novices and more advanced users, form editor has a dual interface:

  1. HTML editor
    On the left is an HTML editor that allows advanced users to easily customize the form
  2. Form previewer
  3. Form fields
    A simplified interface for adding a field to a form, as well as a view of this.form_fields.png

💡 Good to know
Don't forget to refresh the preview to see your changes.

Sign up process

  1. Choose list to sync new subscribers
  2. Sending a confirmation email (selecting the template and sender)
  3. Set up Double opt-in activation
  4. Configure redirection to a specific URL after subscription

Confirmation message

You can also adjust notes that will be shown to your customers


Once you have configured the form, you just need to go to the Appearance/Widgets menu to add the "Sendinblue form" widget to one or more sidebars.

💡 Good to know
You can have specific forms for different parts of the website. For example, for a themed portal you could have a themed form with specific questions and a separate list for these subscribers, which would enable you to better manage future mailings.


As to see your campaign performance you need to: 

  1. Go to Sendinblue plugin
  2. Choose Statistic tab
  3. Set up time period 


🤔 Have a question?

If you have a question, feel free to contact our support team by creating a ticket from your account. If you don't have an account yet, you can contact us here.