Self-hosted newsletter & mailing list manager

Performance and features packed into a single binary. Free and open source.


listmonk screenshot


The latest version is v1.1.0 released on 09 Jun 2021.


  • ./listmonk --new-config to generate config.toml. Edit the file.
  • ./listmonk --install to setup the Postgres DB (or --upgrade to upgrade an existing DB).
  • Run ./listmonk and visit http://localhost:9000

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Deploy listmonk on Heorku



Use the sample docker-compose.yml to run listmonk and Postgres DB with docker-compose as follows:


docker-compose up -d demo-db demo-app (DO NOT use this demo setup in production.)

Production setup

  • docker-compose up db to run the Postgres DB.
  • docker-compose run --rm app ./listmonk --install to setup the DB (or --upgrade to upgrade an existing DB).
  • Run docker-compose up app and visit http://localhost:9000

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Mailing lists

Screenshot of list management feature

Manage millions of subscribers across many single and double opt-in lists with custom JSON attributes for each subscriber. Query and segment subscribers with SQL expressions.

Use the super fast bulk importer (10k records per second) or use HTTP/JSON APIs or interact with the simple table schema to integrate external CRMs and subscriber databases.


Screenshot of Messenger feature

More than just e-mail campaigns. Connect messenger web services and send SMS, Whatsapp, FCM notifications, or any type of arbitrary messages with simple webhooks.


Screenshot of templating feature

Create powerful, dynamic e-mail templates with the Go templating language. Use template expressions, logic, and 100+ functions in subject lines and content. Write HTML e-mails in a WYSIWYG editor, Markdown, raw syntax-highlighted HTML, or just plain text.


Screenshot of performance features

Highly configurable multi-threaded, high throughput multi-SMTP e-mail queues for super fast campaign delivery. Throughput and sliding window rate limiting for fine grained speed controls. Single binary application with nominal CPU and memory footprint that runs everywhere. The only dependency is a Postgres database.


Screenshot of media feature

Use the media manager to upload and link images in e-mail campaigns on the server's filesystem or Amazon S3.


Screenshot of privacy features

Allow subscribers to permanantely blocklist themselves, export all the data associated with their profile including clicks and views, and to wipe all their data in a single click.

and a lot more …