phpList is Open Source
newsletter and email marketing software.

You benefit from phpList being Open Source.
You have the freedom to flexibility customise your functionality.
The entire community contributes to your security
and you control your data.
All the freedom and no vendor lock-in.

You can try free
today and get started right away.

phpList: newsletter and email marketing software

phpList is Open Source software

used for sending email newsletters, announcements and notifications.

phpList is designed to send

a single email to large numbers of subscribers, from several hundred to millions of recipients.

  • Emails are composed in a web interface.
  • Emails can be personalised.
  • You can use plain text, html and templates.
  • Subscribers are organised into lists.
We have a large community

of committed users who contribute to its development and reliability.

You have the freedom

to flexibility customise your functionality. The entire community contributes to your security and you control your data. All the freedom and no vendor lock-in.

  • You can import your email addresses and attributes from your email account, online shop, blog or database.

phpList: Economical and Scalable

Choose a service to suit your budget

  • Choose for a pre-configured, fully maintained installation.
  • Use the trial account: send 300 messages a month - for free, forever.
  • Prices for basic accounts start at US$1 per month.
  • Choose to pay per message or per subscriber.
  • Send a million messages every month from only US$8 per month.
  • Host your own phpList installation and run it yourself.
  • Hire a developer to create new features or customise phpList to your needs.

Futureproof your email marketing

phpList is powerful, adaptable and seriously scalable. It's simple to get started and enterprise ready too.

You can manage an unlimited number of segmented lists with complex demographic dat.

You can manage your phpList with multiple administrators, flexible permissions and a collaborative workflow.

phpList can be used in 20+ languages, and subscribe pages can be internationalized too.
In control:
your data belongs to you and you can host your own phpList any time. No vendor lock-in, so you can keep sending whatever happens.

Get help:
if you run phpList on your own servers, you can still get paid support from the phpList developers whenever you need it.

If you need to take a break from our services, we will keep your installation active.

phpList: successful permission marketing

phpList is designed to help you grow lists of engaged subscribers.

  • Easy import and export of subscriber data from any source.
  • Subscribers can update their own email address, personal data and subscription preferences.
  • Our double-opt in, easy unsubscribe system gets your email to the right people and increases your list quality.
  • Subscribers can be placed on a do-not-send list: you can't accidentally send to them again once they unsubscribe.
  • Our message queue ensures that no subscriber receives the same campaign twice, even if they're subscribed to several lists.
  • You can re-queue campaigns to send to new subscribers only.
Every email you send with phpList is uniquely customised for its recipient.

  • Collect and utilise subscriber attributes such as 'name', 'country' and 'language' alongside any attributes of your choice.
  • Use placeholders, attributes and lists to create highly engaging, individualised campaigns.
  • Unlimited list segmentation and target selection.
  • Exclude-list feature to refine segmentation even further.
  • Analyse your campaigns with phpList's inbuilt statistics, Google Analytics or Open Source Piwik.
  • Track how many users opened your message, clicked each link or forwarded the message and compare across campaigns.
  • View statistics by campaign, URL and subscriber for a thorough analysis.
  • Use list segmentation to a/b test campaigns and improve performance.

When using our service:
  • Clean lists and intelligent bounce processing.
  • Continuous monitoring of blacklists and
    deliverability. (*)
  • Automatic spam complaints processing from major mail hosts.

When you Host your own installation:
  • Freedom to decide exactly how you handle bounces.
  • Define automated actions on receipt of bounce message delivery.
  • Comprehensive and up to date documentation of phpList functionality.
  • Documentation available for beginners, regular users, power users and developers.
  • phpList blogs describing new features and tips/tricks for success.
  • Tailored documentation: our manual is available under a creative commons licence and you can adapt it to your needs and contribute to the community.
  • Email support for customers from the core development team.
  • Community support is available through forums and IRC chat.
(*) See our Terms and Conditions for our anti-spam policy.

phpList: A powerful list manager with flexible integration

Use all your data,
get more from your lists

With phpList you can:
  • Implement simple or advanced list segmentation, behavioural targeting and internationalisation.
  • Import and manage complex data; use CSV or tab delimited files to import information about your subscribers
  • Match each column of data on import with a custom attribute in phpList, so no data is discarded
  • Use a 'foreign key' to update and synchronize your lists without duplicating subscribers

Smooth integration and
unlimited subscribe pages

phpList can be fully integrated into your website
  • Subscribe pages: choose any combination of template, language, subscriber attribute and list to create the perfect page for every situation.
  • Integrate subscribe functionality using AJAX or the API: your site visitors can subscribe without leaving your website.
  • Set up email notifications to tell you when you get new subscribers.
  • With you can use your own domain and pre-configured AJAX scripts

phpList: feature rich designing and sending

  • Create beautiful HTML campaigns using a web interface.
  • Send well-formatted plain text versions to those subscribers who prefer it.
  • Send pdfs or documents as attachments.
  • Insert images into messages, or include them as remote links
  • Inset images into messages, or include them as links. With phpList, the choice is yours.
  • Store and use multiple HTML templates.
  • Templates are applied to your campaigns after composition.
  • Our unique template system keeps your mails looking great while providing a simple, consistent interface for composition.
  • You can send a webpage, using custom HTML or a CMS like WordPress.
  • We provide basic templates alongside documentation for design.
With phpList you control when you send your campaigns

  • You can schedule your campaigns to send at just the right time - for you and for your subscribers.
  • If your campaigns are time sensitive, you can use an embargo or stop sending on schedule.
  • will carry on sending even after you’ve shut down your computer.
  • You can host a cron job locally or remotely, or use command-line sending if you need it.

Own your data, protect privacy

phpList is secure.

  • By installing phpList on your own servers you can protect your subscribers privacy.
  • By utilising the inbuilt link-tracking you can protect your subscribers privacy.

More on security!

  • Our comprehensive export features mean that your data really belongs to you: you can change service or software providers freely and manage your data in a way that suits you.
  • If you use our service, you can request a copy of your database at any time
    more on this.