5.2.0WordPress eCards Update: Gutenberg and Columns
5.1.0WordPress eCards Update: eCard Collections
5.0.2WordPress eCards Update: Custom Image IDs
5.0.1WordPress eCards Update: Lighter and Faster
5.0.0WordPress eCards Update
WordPress eCards is a WordPress plugin used to send electronic cards (eCards) to friends. WordPress eCards features a native template designer.
Start your own eCards site! Be it Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter or Halloween, the eCards plugin works for everything.
WordPress eCards at a glance
eCards makes it quick and easy for you to send an eCard in 3 easy steps. Just choose your favourite eCard, add your personal message, and send it to any email address. When you send an eCard using this plugin, no personal information is stored in the WordPress database. Send any embeddable image, be it JPG, PNG or animated GIF. If no image is found in the post, the eCard is still delivered to its recipient.
WordPress eCards Features
- The plugin optionally uses Akismet to filter email spam.
- The plugin allows the user to select a predefined image or to upload one or to select from their Dropbox.
- For a better system management, the plugin allows for user creation upon eCard sending, automatic custom post type creation and eCard scheduling.
All these options are switchable (on or off) from the plugin’s Settings tab.
- The plugin allows for multiple ways of displaying an email.
- The plugin allows for a fixed email address to be used for all eCards.
- The plugin allows for custom content to be appended to all emails.
- The plugin allows for optional description and post content.
- The plugin allows for subject shortcodes, such as
All these options are switchable (on or off) from the plugin’s Email Options tab.
- The plugin allows for membership restrictions.
- The plugin is compatible with third-party payment or membership plugins by default.
All these options are configurable from the plugin’s Email Options tab.
WordPress eCards Screenshots
WordPress eCards Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Will the shortcode work on any page in my site?
A: The eCard shortcode displays the eCard form anywhere on the site: public posts, public pages, restricted pages, gateway pages, custom post types and so on. If you use a payment plugin or a membership plugin to restrict access to certain area, eCard will work without a problem.
Q: Is there a way to add a border around the emailed eCard with CSS without updating all the card images?
A: No, there is no way of styling the email content.
Q: I get an error regarding
Fatal error: Can't use function return value in write context in /path/to/plugin/file.php on line XXX.
A: Upgrade your PHP version to 7 or higher.
Q: I have the plugin working on the site, but it’s not sending eCards?
A: Check your server logs for any mail related errors or create a dedicated email address on your server and add it to the Email Options tab or install an SMTP plugin or disable other email plugins.
Q: Can you send to multiple emails at the same time?
A: No, that would be spammy and your email address (and even the domain name) would be banned.
Q: If I want to allow my website visitors to send their own designed eCards, will this plugin allow front-end submission?
A: Yes, there is a user upload option/button which allows users to upload their own images.
Q: Can I use foreign characters, such as Russian, Scandinavian, Greek?
A: Yes. It also depends on your theme’s settings, as the plugin inherits the current site language.
WordPress eCards changelog
🌟 What customers are saying
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This is the most awesome plugin I have used in a long time. My site funeral.com incorporated this into the site to allow users to send eCards to the bereaved. It’s perfect, well-thought-out and works perfectly. Highly recommended and worth every penny. One can sell their eCards also, which at this time we are experimenting with the free version.
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ An excellent plugin and the customer support is superb. Any question I have had has been answered promptly and completely. Very happy!
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Installed this plugin on a charity’s website, and it’s working nicely. Features are pretty much what I’d expect. Glad it’s not overloaded with settings. It does seem improved, compared to an earlier version I tested a year or two ago. It’s a really important tool for us, because last Christmas we made ~£600 from donations by people clicking a link in e-cards. This year we’re aiming for over £1,000.