Method of exchanging digital messages from an author to one or more recipients.

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Good webmail service provider [closed]

Short background: We are a small webhosting company serving NGOs. We have over 2000 mailboxes on 500 domains. Our biggest problem is the crappy Horde webmail we provide to our customers today. Our ...
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What kind of spam is this on our form?

We're receiving a lot of spam that looks like this: Form field 1 (textfields): duYYAJPNaMVsC Form field 2: icDiQOVRy Form field 3: uSDzPEObWIrTsCidma Form field 4: ODscxPiiqj ...
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Change host / keep emails

I haven't done this before so I gotta ask. I'm doing a site for a client. The current site is done in PHP, and I'll do it in ASP.NET. Now, the current hosting service does not support ASP.NET code, so ...
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Domain Registration and Hosting Transfer

Domain Registration and Hosting Transfer I am in a kind of situation here and I need your help. I have a domain (www.myowndomainname.com), which is registered and hosted by a reseller in UK. The ...
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How to phrase the from field in system generated emails my site sends?

I have a community site that sends emails after certain actions like 1) When someone makes a comment 2) When someone does something called "suggest solution" 3) When someone makes a comment in the ...
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What is the maximum frequency for checking email in Gmail, and are there alternatives?

I am trying to build a Python program for small business. My customers will send their orders in plain texts via email to me. My first thought is to use Gmail as my email server so I could write a ...
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User uses “mark as spam” to delete email

I want to ask, what would be the recommended procedure for dealing with users who used "mark as spam" button to just delete emails. Recently I have a user, who requested "password reset" email 3 ...
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Can I host a website on a different address from the webmail?

I have what is to me an unusual situation. I have a client for whom I have built a website which I will be hosting, they have been using their domain name for their email addresses for a long period ...
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Sending Bulk Email/Newsletter (20,000 emails) - our SMTP server vs bulk provider, what software, etc

Wishing to send an email to about 20,000 recipients. Our own SMTP server used for transactional emails I believe is well trusted, we've not heard of deliverability problems, mails go to gmail/yahoo ...
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changing CNAME record, will it affect existing email addresses

I need to forward a domainA to redirect to domainB. I've been doing this via CNAME records but for this situation I need to leave email addresses for domainA intact and unaffected while redirecting ...
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Different email providers for different subdomains?

Setting up an email provider - Google Mail/Apps, Outlook, etc - seems straightforward for a single domain. In the case of multiple subdomains, can different email providers be used on a per-subdomain ...
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What is the best email address for a personal website with my name as the .com domain name? [closed]

I convinced one of my creative friends to finally purchase his own name as a domain name and start a portfolio. It has been years coming, but mission finally accomplished. Now I am helping him build ...
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Gmail is marking my emails as SPAM - Please help [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How could I prevent my mail from being recognized as spam? gmail is marking my emails as SPAM I used the great service: isNOTspam.com to check my email against spam I ...
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Why is Gmail showing the word 'Unsubscribe' in email subject lines?

I have recently noticed that when I send out e-mail campaigns that Gmail is now including 'Unsubscribe' in the subject along with my actual subject. Is this now a common practice among e-mail ...
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Aggregating customer service emails from multiple ecommerce sites for easy handling

For one of my main customer help email addresses I use Mozilla Thunderbird with a combination of tags and saved searches. As the number of my e-commerce sites grows from 1 to more, customer service ...
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Same or different domain for system emails and company emails?

We have a website (Drupal) that provides daily email alerts to about 350 members who have opted in to receive these. In the past we have had small issues with some of our daily alerts being flagged as ...
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Transfer Domain settings from hosting to own server

At my workplace, we have a pretty messed up setup for our website, say domain.com, that was earlier hosted with another company, say hostingCompany1 At hostingCompany1, there are 2 control panels: ...
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Legitimate emails from web contact form in Joomla website get marked as spam/phishing by Gmail

I'm using a Perfect Web contact form on my Joomla 2.5 website. The contact form emails all the info when a user fills it in and sends it to my Gmail account which in turn forwards it to my office ...
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Why is an email failing RFC2822 specifications?

I am sending an email to a maximum of 14 gmail users. They are part of a small group of paid subscribers. In a send to all 14 1 or 2 are normally returned saying Reason: Remote host said: 550 ...
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Mail Hosting That Will Allow Outbound Bulk Mail?

No, I'm not a spammer! I do volunteer work for a non-profit social services agency. They send out daily email with several hundred recipients on each message. Their web hosting company has been ...
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Use of list-unsubscribe to improve inbox delivery

To overcome email being classified as spam by Gmail, Google recommends a number of steps, which we have implemented (namely SPF, DKIM, and Precedence: bulk). One additional measure they recommend at ...
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Use Outlook password for website verification

I am currently building an internal employee dashboard for our global company (it is hosted on an external website for logistical reasons) I'd like (need) to password protect the page as we will be ...
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Magento mails coming from[ftpUsername]@[servername.hostingcompany.com] on behalf of SENDER

I have a Magento installation, and for certain recipients the transactional emails appear to be coming FROM something like [ftpUsername]@[servername.hostingcompany.com] on behalf of SENDER instead of ...
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System depends heavily on emails - use gmail?

I am creating a system where it depends heavily on alerting users through email. I was wondering if it's a better choice to sign up to googles businesss gmail account. Would this give me a better ...
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How to configure Drupal email functionality on GoDaddy server

I have Drupal 6 installed on a GoDaddy server. The email functionality used to work fine, but about a month ago they moved my site to their newer generation of server, and I discovered today after ...
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How to move a website and domain name without experiencing downtime for emails or site?

Okay, I have a pretty complex problem, so I'll get right to it. I'm a designer who built a new website for my client. Their old site is hosted at GoDaddy, as well as their email. Problem is, the ...
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Name.com DNS Managment

Hey, I am not good with all this DNS stuff but i am looking to use Google Apps to provide my email... To do this i need to add MX records but when i go to Domain>DNS management it says: "This domain ...
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Personal e-mail address on Heroku

Right now, my Rails website is being hosted on a regular virtual host, running CentOS and cPanel, the classical way. I also have an e-mail address on my domain, and my host also, obviously, provides ...
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email server services for websites

I have a growing website and I don't want to deal with setting up a mail server to send emails through. Currently I am using Google Apps and sending emails via a Java program that I wrote. However, it ...
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Crossing Twitter follow info with members database

I have an email database with a couple of thousand members and a twitter account with a couple of thousand followers. Many of them are in both lists for sure. For the purpose of segmenting the email ...
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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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I'm having some trouble moving MX records to the registrars DNS

I run Google Apps email and have traditionally hosted my own DNS records through my Plesk setup. It has been recommended to us that we'd more reliably serve emails during downtime if we kept the MX ...
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How to provide email accounts without changing the DNS?

My client have registered a domain name through BigRock.in, and my client needs 10 email accounts, so I decided to provide it through my web hosting (re seller account). My question is - How to ...
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What seems more like spam? Which do users hate more? Transactional Emails or Marketing emails? [closed]

I've always assumed that users would think of marketing emails as more spamy than transactional emails. I'm getting the opposite reception though from our users. Especially power users are very ...
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Will Checking Existence Of Email Be Throttled By Email Servers?

As part of a web application I am building, I must check if a particular email address exists. This check may be performed at around 1000 times an hour at a given server. Is there any mail server ...
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Email forwarding to Gmail accounts instead of maintaining a mail server?

I want to set up 4-5 email addresses on my newly purchased domain (from namecheap.com), for team size of just 2-3 people. But I really don't want to maintain my own mail server. I don't have the ...
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E-Mail Marketing “Width”

I am working on building an email marketing newsletter, is there a good general width that I should stick with? I have seen 600 as a number but I am unsure what others have encountered. I need this ...
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Why are bots clicking on email links? And how to stop them?

I help run a fairly large email newsletter. Recently we have discovered that our click through rates have been artificially raised by some kind of bot activity. They are clicking on links in our ...
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Tracking clicks to my site from a link in an email (normal email, not a newsletter) using Google Analytics

We sometimes send out links to one part of our site that is password protected, at the moment what we are doing to check if the recipient clicks on it, is to not give them the password and when they ...
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How and where to place - css, html and images in email to make it a HTML email? [closed]

How and where to place - css, html and images in email to make it a HTML email? I have seen many advertising emails in my inbox and I am curious to know how does the email body display the HTML.
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Embedding video in email - possible?

Is it possible to embed video into an email that will allow the viewer to watch the video within the email itself in a consistent and cross platform compatible manner?
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Use Google Apps mail with website on a separate web host

We've bought a domain through the free Google Apps service and use the Gmail account provided. I'm thinking of hosting our own site on a separate web host, but emails sent to our domain might be ...
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Should I accept bounced emails when the emails are automatically generated from a “no-reply” user?

I have a website that generates emails based on user action such as registration on the site. These emails have a "no-reply" user name as I do not intend to receive a reply from them. Should I accept ...
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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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How to easily delete all email forwarders in cPanel?

I know that I can import a list of email forwarders using CPanel, but how can I delete a list? I want to manage 300+ addresses - as a membership list for my organization. I want to be able to delete ...
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Google Analytics: Track user from opening email to following link to finishing form

We track the opening of our marketing emails by using the utm.gif image which works well. But, we would like to see how many users go from opening the email, to clicking a link within the email and ...
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Add email attachments by URL in CodeIgniter [closed]

I tried this code to attach a file in CI. This is working: $this->load->library('email'); $this->email->from('me@mymail.com', 'vignesh'); $this->email->subject('Email Test with ...
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Where do I set my SPF record for domain managed by Yahoo?

Many years ago we purchased a domain from Yahoo. Now our website is hosted on Amazon EC2. The output of an SPF checking tool (http://www.kitterman.com/getspf2.py) says: SPF records are primarily ...
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mass e-mail sender [closed]

I have a database with 3000+ emails and I want to send a HTML email to all of them. I don't want to be treated as spam emails, also to have the possibility to attach a pdf file. Could someone ...
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Email a very large list of WordPress subscribers = fail (every single time)

I have tried using a number of plugins to email my 40,000 registered users on my WordPress-powered site, to no avail. I have tried Subscribe2 (seems to send some, but I have no idea how many) as well ...