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Plugs a mailto link on your dashboard. Enables people to send e-mails based on user roles.


  • Recipients get selected by user roles (e.g. editors, contributors). Plugin supports custom roles now.
  • Capabilities: Subscribers can address admins only. Contributors can address editors and admins. Authors can address authors, editors and admins. Editors and admins can address all users.
  • Filters duplicate e-mail addresses.
  • BCC mail if recipients contain subscribers (for privacy reasons).
  • Multi-language.


  • mailto:staff on WordPress 3.8 dashboard.
  • Plugin supports not only default user roles but custom roles now.
  • Mailto link with your staff being addressed directly.
  • BCC mail if recipients contain subscribers. Privacy FTW!


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3.1 (10-20-2015)

  • WP 4.3 compatibility
  • Improve performance of user role checks by using role names instead of caps.
  • Bugfix: remove duplicate emails

3.0 (02-01-2014)

  • Supports custom roles now.
  • WP 3.8 compatibility
  • Doesn’t use the activity widget (»Right now«) any longer but comes with a shiny new own widget now.
  • New style, new icons, new code.

2.4.2 (12-30-2012)

  • WP 3.5 compatibility

2.4.1 (07-23-2011)

  • Yuck, previous release was incomplete

2.4 (07-23-2011)

  • WP 3.2 compatibility
  • Use separate widget for subscribers as they don’t get the activity widget (»Right now«)

2.3.1 (09-22-2009)

  • Make plugin work with WP < 2.8 again. (Sorry for the inconvenience!)

2.3 (09-15-2009)

  • i18n bugfix on user roles

2.2 (06-26-2009)

  • saves selection in cookie now
  • some minor changes

2.1 (06-15-2009)

  • improvement: select admins if editors are missing