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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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Can spambots access pages available to only registered, authenticated users?

I have a web application where users register and are activated via an email sent to the email address they supplied. Then there are pages that are only visible to registered users (non-user access ...
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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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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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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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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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Mandrill for bulk messaging

I'm about to start sending a newsletter to quite a big amount of users (around 60k emails). They are all customised emails, in around 30 different languages, so almost every email will be different ...
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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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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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outsourcing email - google apps alternative

I have an application that needs to send email for a couple of different @mydomain.com addresses. I'd also like to be able to read any replies sent to those addresses though a web client. I don't want ...
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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 ...
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Personal Domain Email Integration

i have a domain www.personal.pk with which i got my email... the company from which i got hosting from says the my email has following feature Email (pop3) IMAP Compatible WebMail Email Aliases ...
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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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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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SpamAssassin penalising DK Signed

I am checking an email for spam via isnotspam.com, in the results I'm receiving the following messages: ---------------------------------------------------------- DomainKeys check details: ...
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How to set up a mail server on Linux only for sending admin/debug emails?

I need to send server reports to myself from my remote servers, and I don't mind them going to spam, so I don't need SPF, DKIM, etc. I tried using mailutils to send something like this: uptime | mail ...
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My email based support form on my shared host is being blocked by Gmail

On my site (developed with ASP.NET, if that matters) I have a support form, which is nothing more than three fields (i.e., name, email, and message) plus a Send button. The form code generates ...
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HTML mail signature influences blacklisted SPAM?

I had a several Undelivered Mail Returned to Sender with my domain. This started happening at least 2 months, after I made an HTML signature. It is possible, I don't know very well the sense of this. ...
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Do some mail clients automatically urldecode %2b strings?

We have an email address verification process on our website. The site first generates an appropriate key as a string mykey It then encodes that key as a bunch of bytes &$dac~ʌ����! It then ...
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How can I create email accounts on my web server? [closed]

I'm wondering how to create an info@domain.com or any other email account (e.g., john@domain.com, ann@domain.com). What should I do? I have my domains in GoDaddy, but I would like to not pay for ...
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How do I set a subdomain like mail.v2techlabs.com where I can directly access my email

I am using iPage shared hosting. I want to access my emails at URLs like mail.xyz.com where I can directly login to my email. Right now it is going to the iPage website and logs in from there. Can ...
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Are my emails being sent to spam?

I'm working of a quite a large support organisation and we have a strong reason to believe that our outgoing emails are being delivered to spam folders. Are there any services I can use to check if ...
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Are there any shared webhosts that offer Gmail or Google Apps as part of their package?

I see that Dreamhost is doing something like this but i am not clear how much extra it would cost me. Any other hosts?
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Are these technical reasons correct for not providing 1GB mailbox for each e-mail ID on shared hosting environment?

Following is the response from the server space provider, I have got upon requesting 1GB mail box size for each e-mail id for the website hosted in shared environment. Please note that in the ...
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cPanel email doesn't seem to work - error 550?

I am fairly new to the web hosting game, so bear with me :) Recently set up a VPS with cPanel and WHM. Everything is going well so far, I've created a user domain and transferred my website there, ...
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Best way to setup multiple sites' emails in my Gmail

I've a dozen sites and I want all of their emails come to my one gmail id and I want to reply centrally from Gmail only. I've also added all of those emails in "send email as:" list in Gmail. I could ...
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Using AWS or Azure, what to do about emails?

I'm coming from a background of paying a hosting company X amount per month for a server. This server comes with IIS, WebsitePanel and Smartermail all bundled together. When I create a new domain ...
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What different email addresses should I use to test email coming out of my website?

I have recently noted a few clients complaining that emails from one of my sites always go into their spam folder. I don't know enough about email to start trying to work out even what level in my ...
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Improve email Delivery Rates [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How could I prevent my mail from being recognized as spam? I have a web server that sends legitimate transactional email in high quantities. A reasonable percentage of ...
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How did my email end up in spam? Spam only filters this specific email, other email contents work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How could I prevent my mail from being recognized as spam? My website has users buy our products and when the purchase completes, it sends the user an email. However, ...
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cPanel - Moving mails to another host

I need to transfer about 20 addon domains and their email accounts to a new host, where I already have some sites, mail accounts, databases etc.. For some reason, I think that my best bet is to ...
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Migrating Google Accounts into Google Apps

My company wants to migrate all email and cloud work to Google Apps for Business. We currently have a Google account, however, with our domain appended to the user name. It's my understanding that ...
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Is there a good, centralized resource for helping users setup white-lists in their e-mail?

I'm sure there are plenty of webmasters who have sites that send e-mails to users. Many times they land in the user's spam/junk folders, unbeknownst to the user. I'm wondering, is there a good, ...
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Are there any free webhosts who offer SMTP to an email on a separate domain?

I have written up a PHP script that sends form inputs to an email. However, the free webhost that I've tried could only send SMTP to a domain that you owned. I don't have one yet, and can only use ...
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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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How do I change the default email that my host sends from php mail from in Justhost's C-panel

I'm trying to work with sending mail through PHP for the first time and I've done pretty well with the exception of one thing. All mail i send is from an email address that ends in "justhost.com" ...
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Do you know a good html mailing list management software with admin levels? [closed]

I'm basically looking for a program/app/script (can be commercial) which I can ideally install on a windows server (we can run asp, asp.net php mssql) we have different groups of people who send ...
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I bought a domain from Arvixe without hosting, how can I set up email?

I bought a domain from Arvixe, without any hosting plan. In the domain settings, I didn't find anywhere to set up email accounts. Do I have to buy their hosting plan to have email accounts?
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CAN-SPAM and transactional emails without legitimate physical address (for foreign webmaster)

Situation I am a very small time web developer working on a personal web project. This website will be sending only two types of emails, a email validation email and a forgot password email. I do ...