Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

2

The DK_SIGNED rule comes from the DomainKeys plugin. It should have a corresponding DK_VERIFIED rule to check that the DomainKeys signature is valid, which would negate the score (if DK_VERIFIED == true) for a neutral result. The absence of the verification check indicates a configuration issue in SpamAssassin. Note that the DomainKeys plugin is deprecated; ...


2

The key really to ensuring your mail server does not get blacklisted for spamming is to make sure that you only send emails to people who want them and have asked for them, and if you include a working unsubscribe link people can leave your mailing list without any issues, since the main reasons servers get blacklisted are for high numbers of unwanted email ...


2

No, in the United States and Europe, you can never use a messaging system to automatically opt-in people who haven't opted in without any worries. Yes you can do it, but not worry free. A customer making a purchase isn't enough to absolve you from having to follow laws like CAN-SPAM and Europe's E-Privacy Directive. You may be able to get away with it, if ...


1

MailChimp's support got back to me and had this to say: Unfortunately there would not be a direct way for MailChimp to send out a confirmation email for you, however there is an alternative way to get those people to signup without entering them all one by one into your signup form. By reconfirming your list, subscribers will be able to click ...


1

At least in my case, I kept all the bureaucracy to make my chances to reach an inbox safer. From top of my mind: Make sure you use a custom domain address (blah-blah@yourdomain.com). Using a generic, public accessible domain (think of gmail, outlook, yahoo) is not a good idea, since you can't control it, and other providers don't like (and tolerate) emails ...


1

The types of emails that you are talking about are "transactional" emails not "newsletter" emails. The main Mailchimp product is meant for sending out newsletters, where you send out nearly identical emails to everybody on a mailing list, all at the same time. Transactional emails are sent as people need them and are triggered by actions on your site. The ...



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible