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How to avoid getting spam through a website?

We seem to be getting A LOT of email spam, we have a combination of the email addresses as mailto links and contact forms that send to the same address. What measures can we put in place that will ...
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Are there sources of email marketing data available?

Are sources of email marketing data available to the public? I would like to see email marketing data to see what kind of content a business sends out, the frequency of sending, the number of people ...
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How to totally block inbound mail on cPanel / WHM?

Is it possible to completely block inbound email on WHM / cPanel (without blocking sendmail / PHPMail from working)? If so, what config steps are required?
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Keep email with registrar but host website elsewhere

I am currently building a website for a client who purchased their own domain and email on Godaddy. They have been using the email for a considerable amount of time now and only recently decided to ...
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Spam being sent from my domain

I have a suspicion that somebody is sending spam from my domain. Today I received an email from postmaster(AT)halliburton.com to htuwxjw(AT)example.com which said: The following email was blocked ...
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Where to place the SPF records and Google Apps DKIM on a multidomain website?

We're having issues with spam filters with our emails. They're not being received by our clients about half of the time. We decided to make sure the SPF and DKIM are correctly set. Suppose I have a ...
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Office 365 vs SendGrid as email relay

I have an IIS web server which is currently set up with the local SMTP server sending email via SendGrid. My company has recently migrated its email provision from Exchange to Office 365 and we now ...
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How long should email take to deliver? [closed]

I'm experiencing significant problems with the time it's taking to deliver signup emails. The signup process requires the user to verify their email address before they can use the site (it's ...
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Hotmail and IP in blacklist - how to solve now?

Our server's IP address is blacklisted by the provider of hotmail. We can't find any solutions. We followed up with all the instructions they gave us in the DEAMON email link, but it's not enough - ...
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Why should we prefer table over div when it comes to emailers?

When it comes to converting designed email templates to html format, how is a table layout better than a div? What are the exact reasons we tend to choose table over div for emailers?
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Tracking email traffic to Facebook in Google Analytics

My company is sending an email to our lead file with a link to a Facebook contest app. I know that ExactTarget (our marketing automation software) has the ability to track links, but we want to see in ...
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Self-hosted Disposable Email Services [closed]

Spamgourmet offers the source code for their service for people who want to run their own disposable email service. Are there any others available for download? I'd prefer them to be written in PHP ...
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Emails sent via Amazon SES going to spam in Gmail [duplicate]

Firstly I have read this question How can I prevent my mail from being classified as spam? -- I'm verified on Amazon SES and have DKIM enabled. I'm sending emails via Amazon SES - on Worpdress (using ...
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Hosting Email for domain on other hosting

I have a website (e.g: mydomain.com) hosted on squarespace.com and I want to setup email account on another dedicated server running Parallels Plesk CPanel. I have requested access to DNS of the ...
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Transferring Email to Google Apps - Timing

I did a site for a client a few months back. Hosting & email was setup through Dreamhost VPS. Hosting has not been an issue, but email has become increasingly dodgy. Long story short, they want to ...
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SPF, Domainkey, DKIM do not work in plesk 12

I followed tons of online tutorials, guides and even the post here about setting up SPF records in Plesk 11. I'm using plesk 12 on Ubuntu 12. I have set the following: *.webmail.gecab.nl. CNAME ...
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Emails from a VPS server usually go to spam folder? [duplicate]

I found that the emails sent from my VPS server usually go to the spam folder in popular email providers such as hotmail or gmail. Is it because the VPS IP has been marked as a spam server? (Other ...
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Are webmaster accounts required for non-email domains?

I see that best-practice for domains using email should have a webmaster account (and the other normal accounts), but what if you don't have any email addresses for that domain? We have our primary ...
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How to get whitelisted in microsoft's email network?

I have been trying for the last couple of weeks to get whitelisted in the Microsoft's email network. I can send emails from my site to gmail and yahoo with no problem. They are delivered to the right ...
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How reliable is email tracking?

I hope that this question is reliable as I guess all webmasters send out emails of one sort of another. I read a while back that gmail has started downloading all pictures attached to emails. As far ...
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550 blacklisted on Spamhaus

I received the following message failure response: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: xxxxx@xxxxx.com Technical details of permanent failure: Google tried to deliver your ...
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NEED ADVICE: phpmailer / mandrill / server blacklisted

okay, so, here's the sitch... i've got a website that utilizes phpmailer to send form submissions to email via Mandrill. please understand that this has been working perfectly for many months, and ...
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Any way to keep old email account passwords when transferring to a new shared server hosting package?

I am transferring a site from shared server A to shared server B via FTP (no command line access on shared servers). I have copied the /mail directory over and can recreate the email accounts on the ...
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changed DNS settings, how to reconfigure mail server

I recently changed my client's DNS settings to point to a site I am hosting on my server. Now their mail server is no longer receiving mail and sends an error back instead (please see code below). ...
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Several issues with e-mail after host change [duplicate]

I'm having a hard time with e-mail service after a host migration for a client. Here's the story: The client asked to change their old host to a new one, because the old one was not good and they're ...
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What is the use case for Fax links in a webpage?

I've used tel: and mailto: to link to a phone number or email but how and why would I use fax: linking in a webpage? We currently take orders via fax. What would be the flow for a customer who clicks ...
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Migrating just hosting (not e-mail or domain registration) from GoDaddy to DreamHost

I am attempting to migrate my domain hosting from GoDaddy to another service, as GoDaddy's servers seem to be painfully slow when handling interactive forms, PHP applications, WordPress, etc, even ...
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How can someone use my server to send email to an address on the server?

This is weird. Today, I received an email from a server I manage. In other words, the email ends in the same domain name that is run on the server. After checking the email headers, the composer ...
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mail to function not working mobile devices? [closed]

i have use mail to html code. this code will be all browser and ipad is working fine. but mobile devices not working. <a href="mailto:?Subject=title&amp;Body=content"><img alt="Email" ...
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domain registration, hosting and email [duplicate]

I currently have domain registration, website hosting and domain email with one provider 123.reg.co.uk. I'm reasonably satisfied with the hosting but their email is atrocious. Is there some way of ...
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How will moving domain hosting affect Exchange emails?

I have just been given control of our companies website and email systems to try to streamline them. The current set up has the website hosted and domain registered on 1&1 but the DNS is with ...
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Why would you want to own just the MX rights to a website?

I acquired an existing small website not too long ago. When I went to register the domain on google apps, it turned out the domain was already registered and I would need to contact whoever had ...
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Use email via Google Apps to avoid shared hosting issues with blacklisted IP

I currently use a hosting package that is used both for the website and emails. Since it is a shared hosting the IP is sometimes blacklisted so our emails are considered SPAM and are bounced back. I ...
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Need Help to stop Spam (Cake Php, external hosted website) [duplicate]

My company's website is currently getting spammed (1 email per second). The website itself is made using cakePHP and hosted externally. I am only able to access the cPanel through a website. I'm not ...
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Who to contact when my server is on a Gmail blacklist?

I am facing an IP blacklist problem when sending email to Gmail the emails are flagged as SPAM. The headers and the email body are following the Google guidelines and there is really no-reason why it ...
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Proper Campaign Tracking With Google Analytics

Let's say I have a link in an email newsletter like so: example.com&utm_medium=email&utm_source=pardot&utm_campaign=Autumn+Newsletter&utm_content=logo I am able to go into Google ...
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Is it possible to track an event without increasing sessions?

We recently added some tracking to our email templates to fire an email -> open event when an email is viewed. This looked like it was working very nicely but we've subsequently realised that it also ...
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What should the DNS settings be for my domain and mail server?

I am trying to configure my own mail server. My domain name is: example.net I've created a subdomain (a virtual host for Apache 2): mail.example.net My hostname is: server01 (the name of the server ...
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How do I add an spf for a Postmark App sender signature when there's an existing spf record?

I'm using the Postmark App service ( https://postmarkapp.com/) to handle the transactional mail delivery for my web app and I set up a sender signature email address ( welcome@somedomain.com ) for it ...
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Formatting pre-formatted text

I have a Unix Shell script which produces a plain text report. Horizontal alignment is achieved by inserting spaces so that the output appears to be in columns in the terminal. Caption ...
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Changing cPanel Mail Directories

I want to change the e-mail address format used by the company I work for. Currently the format is firstname@domain.com and I would like to change that to firstname.lastname@domain.com. I have read ...
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Sent emails pass SPF and DKIM, but fail DMARC when received by Gmail

Gmail is marking my email messages as Spam. The messages pass SPF and DKIM, but fail DMARC. Is there some way to make my messages pass DMARC? I recently signed up for WordPress hosting at Flywheel, ...
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How Can I Use An Email Address From A Domain To Register The Same Domain

I want to register a domain called webmasters.com. Can I enter admin@webmasters.com as the contact email when filing for the domain name? The forseeable problem is that the email address has not yet ...
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Own SMTP server vs SendGrid/PostmarkApp/CritSend/SMTP.com/etc

Wondering what the benefits are from switching from our own SMTP server to an SMTP service. They all seem to talk about handling the deliverability issues. However our server is set up with reverse ...
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Setting the name on a CPanel Email

Is it possible to set the name on CPanel Email? I know that the service CPanel uses to send email might have a different name, but I wasn't able to figure out what this is. If anyone could tell me ...
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Does using “Newsletter” in my email campaign name prevent Google Analytics from tracking that campaign?

I've had a successful email campaign series setup using Universal Analytics with the /collect img code for open rate, except there are two emails that are mysteriously not tracking. Tracked opens ...
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How do I know my email open rate?

I saw some people saying their newsletter has X open-rate. How can I know this thing?
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Can email be hosted by a different company when the domain is registered with GoDaddy, and the site is hosted with Wix?

I registered a domain name with GoDaddy and I changed the DNS to point to my site on wix.com (my host). I don't have email with GoDaddy or Wix, but I have a hosting account with RS Hosting (cPanel). ...
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How can I configure my own email server to accept emails with + symbol (like Gmail)* [closed]

I have a hosting at Hostgator and my own domain name. I have a habit to create Apple IDs using email+someTerm@domain.comand this works for Gmail. For example, if my email is user@gmail.com, I can send ...
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Moving domain currently on Google Apps to my own machines

I own a domain which currently uses Google Apps (it was free back then). Due to recent events I have decided I want to move everything right where I can control the data, which basically means I have ...