How to transform an email into a WordPress post safely.
One of the most famous and appreciated plugin used to better configure an email as a gateway for creating an automatic post is POSTIE.
It’s really intuitive and easy to set up.
What you need is just to install POSTIE plugin and set up the incoming email.
Take into account that everyone who will send an email to the incoming email could create a post so it’s recommended to choose an email account that must be hard to suppose (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and set up the default status to draft (to be able to verify the post before the publishing).
Setup the email Postie
It’s pretty easy. Next an example based on servermx.com account configuration (here you’ll find other configurations parametrizations) :