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The PHP SDK: the first of many offic...

Today, we’re happy to announce that for PHP developers, it’s even easier to send messages with Mailgun! Over the past few weeks, we’ve been busy working on SDKs for the Mailgun API. The SDK allows you to easily interact with our API by yanking all the boiler plate code necessary to interact with an HTTP […]

  • 4 min read
  • August 21, 2013

New Mailgun pricing: no more minimum...

Our pricing has since changed. For updating pricing, please visit our pricing page. We’ve got something we think you’ll enjoy. Recently, we sat down to think about how we can improve the pricing model for our customers. We came up with the following objectives: make it simple; make it scalable; make it accessible; and not […]

  • 2 min read
  • August 16, 2013

Weekly product update: Improvements ...

A few weeks ago, we launched a new API to validate email addresses submitted through web forms (API reference & demo). Sending billions of emails, we noticed significant error rates that come from users mistyping email addresses and the pains that developers go through to validate them using complex regex expressions. We thought people would […]

  • 3 min read
  • August 9, 2013

Weekly Product update: New Events AP...

Posted on August 2, 2013. We believe in giving our customers full transparency into what is happening with their emails. That is why we show our customers what is happening with each and every email that gets sent or received through Mailgun with Logs. Recently, we’ve been working on improving log data by giving customers […]

  • 2 min read
  • August 2, 2013

Free email validation API for web fo...

Disclaimer: We’ve added new features and adjusted the pricing of our email validations. For the latest on validations, check out this post. Email validation is a hard problem that every single developer, building anything on the web, has to deal with. We actually have been working on email validation ourselves for years (more on that […]

  • 5 min read
  • July 26, 2013

Weekly product update: Mailgun defau...

Happy Friday everyone. We’ve got two updates to share with you today. First, we’re happy to announce that Mailgun is now the default SMTP config for all Rackspace Managed Cloud customers. So if you’re a Rackspace customer using Managed Cloud, your server images will now automatically be enabled to use Mailgun. A little closer to […]

  • 2 min read
  • July 12, 2013

Tips & Tricks: Guide to using R...

One of the features that gets the most love from our customers are Routes. Routes let you accept, parse and POST or forward your incoming emails. We’ve done some work lately to make Routes even more useful by adding the ability to test your webhook endpoints when you want to POST your incoming emails to […]

  • 3 min read
  • July 9, 2013

Weekly product update: validate DNS ...

We recently told you about our two newest APIs both in private beta: Domains and Webhooks. We’ve seen a lot of interest so far and gotten some good feedback. Thanks! If you want to try them yourself, just send an email to with your Github handle and we’ll add you. This week’s product update–DNS […]

  • 2 min read
  • July 5, 2013
How Geogram built a free group email service using Yii for PHP with MySQL

How Geogram built a free group email...

This post was written by Jeff Reifman. Jeff is technology consultant and writer living in Seattle. He is also the CEO and lead developer of Geogram, a free group email service for local places. You can follow him at @reifman. Geogram provides free group email service for your block, your neighborhood and your favorite places. […]

  • 10 min read
  • June 26, 2013

Weekly product update: Manage your w...

We usually publish a weekly update on Friday, but this week, we didn’t want to wait till then to tell you what you can start doing with Mailgun today. We’ve just released our new beta webhook API so that you can programmatically manage webhooks for all your domains! Our new webhook API, now in private […]

  • 2 min read
  • June 25, 2013

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