Is there a free mail host for self hosting?

The new commenting system requires memberships which in turn require a configured mail host.

I believe mailgun now charges everyone.

Which free service do you recommend?

Mailgun does offer a Flex/Pay-as-you-go plan that includes 1k emails a month.

If you’re not seeing that option, please contact their support.


You can use AWS SES for transactional emails. It’s way too cheaper than mailgun and easy to setup. SES is absolutely capable of sending bulk email, but its not supported by Ghost natively.

I ended up using sendinblue - totally free. Works just fine.

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