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Email Media Import


wordpress-email-media-import plugin allows users to upload images into WordPress Media Gallery by sending emails into specific email address.

Plugin does this by utilizing Mailgun’s ( routes ( feature.

Plugin also supports adding uploaded images to be added into Foo Gallery ( if the the Foo Gallery plugin is active in the installation.

Key Features:

  • Allows users to upload image via e-mail
  • Supports automatic orientation fixing
  • Supports automatic scaling
  • Supports adding uploaded images into Foo Gallery


  • Upload folder into /wp-content/plugins -directory
    • Activate the plugin in ‘Plugins’ menu
    • Change ‘Mailgun API Key’ to match your Mailgun’s private key in Mailgun Media Import Settings
    • Create new route in Mailgun administration panel, check the “store and notify” box and type in as notification address


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  • Refactored to use tags within the contents instead of subject and content to determine image title and description
  • Added support for specifying target galleries by tags


  • Relased into WordPress Codex


  • Refactored to use shortcodes instead of path override


  • Renamed plugin into Email media plugin


  • Support for autoscaling images
  • Support for auto-orientating images


  • Added support for adding images into Foo Gallery


  • Initial version