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Questions tagged [email]

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

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How to stop Google translation on a link?

I use Mailchimp for campaigns. They have a feature where a person that receives the email can click the email in a web browser and translate to another language. The issue is the links in the email ...
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Correct MX Configuration for Cloudflare

I've always assumed that if I use an external nameserver (like Cloudflare) for a domain, then my local WHM nameserver is completely bypassed for that domain. Is this correct? I've always pointed MX ...
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Domain email forwarding for group discussions

I am using Hostinger for my website and domain. With my previous webhost, I was able to send a mail to one account, for example group1@mydomain.example, and it would then automatically be forwarded ...
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Is email obfuscation still helpful in 2019? [closed]

Historically, even simple tricks would prevent mailto: links from being harvested by web crawlers, but I'm curious to know if modern bots are too advanced to be beaten. Is the effort to obfuscate ...
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Trying to add a mail server, mail.example.com redirects to different subdomain. How do I stop that?

I have an Apache web server that also runs my Gitlab server and now I'm trying to make it a mail server too. Various tutorials told me that I needed to start with adding some DNS entries and getting ...
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Why is google.com trying to send emails from my domain?

I pulled up a DMARC Analyzer report showing emails received on behalf of my domain: In addition to my normal authorized (SPF+DKIM aligned) personal emails from the protonmail.ch domain, there are ...
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Email Private Server IP Address Characteristics - How does an email inbox from a “warmed” ip verses a “cold” ip

We send email blasts to aged lead lists so we need to use private email servers. We recently acquired a new IP address, so we need to warm it up to ISPs so that it inboxes better. That being said, ...
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Bluehost keeps a copy of forwarded emails

I've set up email forwarding successfully on Bluehost, but it appears they keep a copy of forwarded email. I was able to log in to webmail ("roundcube") and see all of them. Is there any way to ...
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Spam emails from my domain

Do spam spoof emails pretending to be sent from your domain which SoftFail SPF verification hurt your domain's reputation with spam filters?
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It is harder for users to log on to my website when using gmails “+company” email address feature. How can I help them?

If you have a website and lots of people create his accounts with this format: mail+mycompanysite@gmail.com mail+companysite@gmail.com mail+company_site@gmail.com This issue is causing me several ...
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Why do I get mailer-daemons from my server?

Today I was sending bulk messages, with an FROM address and an ReplyTo address from my virtual server. 75% of the bounces where from my server by the following email mailer-daemon@vwp*****.webpack....
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Effect of email address on spam filters

I am setting up a newsletter mailing list for a company and an interesting question came up, Does the email address that we send our newsletter from have an effect on whether we get filtered out ...
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Use form elements in Email-Marketing

Is it okay to use form elements (text boxes, radio buttons, check boxes, buttons) in an email newsletter or is it still risky because a lot of clients do not support it? What do you think? I would ...
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How to deal with trolls entering wrong email addresses to mess with my SendGrid reputation?

My website sends emails to users via SendGrid, a transactional email delivery platform. SendGrid accounts have a reputation bar. When your emails bounce or get marked as spam, your reputation goes ...
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Is there a way to find out if Plesk is having problems?

I run 2 websites, and their emails, on a VPS. I use Outlook for the email needs. Recently, I sent out 6 emails. 5 of them went through with the last one getting stuck in Outlook's Outbox. The ...
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Fixing internal email function with WHM on a dedicated server

I have a server by the name svr1.domain.com which runs on a CentOS with WHM. I have configured its email service to pass through a relay while discarding any email generating through the server name (...
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Can email senders figure out my catch-all email address by looking at the email headers?

I want to set up a catch-email address, so that email to a non-existent account on my domain will go to this default address. I know that you can access email headers for any email that's sent. Will ...
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Setting up an email account using godaddy's cpanel hosting service

I just recently purchased a cpanel hosting service with GoDaddy. Next I set up hosting for a domain which was registered on a different GoDaddy account. For this I edited the DNS record in the second ...
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Registering domain name, but there were old sites

I am going to buy a domain name to build a WordPress related business. When I search my desire domain name I found that it is available. But when checking the domain name in the Wayback Machine, I ...
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Setup a mailserver with several domains

I'd like to setup multiple mailaccounts for our company. The format of the emailaddresses should be 'mail@forename-surname.fr'. Now I can find a lot of offers but I want to use one server for all ...
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List-unsubscribe requests when member is not in our list

We have an opt-in service that people leave via a list-unsubscribe request. We attempt to honor all such requests immediately. Unfortunately, it is all too common that we receive a list-unsubscribe ...
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Something or someone fuzzing links in emails

We have a system that sends emails to people inviting them to visit our site to fill in a survey. Each person is sent a unique link so we can customise the survey for them. We also include some ...
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Can anyone spoof my Email address with mailgun if I'm using it?

I'm using mailgun as kind of a sandbox for my personal/portfolio site. I've got all the required and optional records, including an SPF record allowing mailgun.org origin emails. I recently got an ...
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GDPR and receiving emails?

Scenario: I have a company email address that is operated by a common email provider (e.g. gmail). The email address may be under the company domain, so it does not end with @gmail.com. This means ...
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Correct configuration for mail DNS when mail server sends mail, but have zoho accounts for business comms also

I'd like some help sense checking my website email and DNS set up, as well as troubleshooting one issue I have. I have a website with a mail server installed for sending order confirmation emails. It ...
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Websites using email alerts to notify users - is this considered marketing / covered by GDPR?

If I have a website that uses email to alert users of updates in a forum or other purely practical service related tasks in relation to what they subscribed for, is that deemed as marketing and/or ...
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Which webmail providers spider links in emails? [closed]

Does anyone know which webmail providers spider links in emails? I know that Outlook.com does, because I made a canary token and emailed it to an Outlook email address and the token got crawled ...
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Can I let customers send invite emails under GDPR?

I have a system in which organizations are usually the main account holders. Usually they will add sub accounts for employees or other people who need to use the system by entering their email address,...
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GDPR - Kills email marketing, How can I do email marketing under GDPR?

How can I do email marketing under GDPR? European regulation changes the marketing landscape. Suppose i have 40,000 contacts (name, email, telephone) which weekly i mail about my products/updates. ...
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Spamassassin reporting FILL_THIS_FORM_LONG. What does it mean

I'm trying to create a new SMTP server. I've got all the DKIM, Dmarc and SPF stuff sorted. But when I'm testing on www.mail-tester.com, I keep getting marked down by Spamassassin on "...
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Is there a workaround in cPanel for email plus addressing for misbehaving sites?

I'm trying to use Email Filters in cPanel on mxroute to work around misbehaving sites that don't support email plus addressing (as described here). In short, replacing the "+" with another character ...
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How do I get email clients other than Gmail to show my company avatar beside my emails in inboxes?

I have noticed in my inbox that a number of companies have their avatar/logo displayed next to their address/message snippet. This is true in a number of email clients that I have used - Gmail, ...
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Transferring domain from Ipage to Bluehost and want to keep old email

I'm transferring two .com's that were originally setup on Ipage. I initiated the transfer on Bluehost for the domains to and have created a email account with the same address as the email he wants ...
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Why do my emails land in Junk Folder, despite following all the Email Verification steps?

I have created a WordPress website, which I have hosted on a VPS. In a bid to promote both email security and help improve the chances on an email landing in an Email's recipient's Inbox, rather than ...
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Is there any advantage using separate domain for mails?

Even if Facebook can use facebook.com or mail.facebook.com, Facebook uses facebookmail.com for sending notifications, etc. Basically it is bad practice since users may think that it is a spam message....
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What DNS records do I need to update to change email hosting but keep the website hosted as is?

A friend's domain is registered with 123reg. The nameservers point to Host A, who currently host the website and provide Exchange email. He would like me to keep the website with Host A, but change ...
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how to handle email signup when the same email is pending approval

How do i handle multiple signups with the same email, while email confirmation is still pending? Here are my tables user uid - bigint primary key uname - varchar 255 unique uemail - varchar ...
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Is there a standardised/recommended email address for legal/copyright contact/disputes?

RFC2142 defines many standard email mailbox names for technical/administrative web service contacts. My question is whether something similar exists for legal/copyright contact details, and if not - ...
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Could a previous owner's email spam prevent a new great site on that domain from ranking now?

As far as I can tell there is no real connection between email spam and SEO, but I have a hard time explaining any other way. Site: local marketing agency with major clients, good profile and decent ...
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Why my emails go to spam [duplicate]

Now dont get me wrong, i did everything i possible can to ensure that my smtp server is GOOD, i use high quality content so this is not content issue. i never sent email to anyone besides my self for ...
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Offering opt-out for core business emails

I have a marketplace in Brazil that concentrates people that need all kinds of accounting services. When my system receives a lead, it sends that lead to the partners I have in that region, so that ...
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MailEnable MTA message properties list

I am using MailEnable 9 Standard shipped with Plesk 12.5. I have made a custom VBScript to use as a filter in the MTA (Mail Transfer Agent). I already know how to use some properties of the message, ...
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Outlook 2016 says “The target principal name is incorrect” on my site's security certificate

I currently run a Plesk VPS, with 2 Domains hosted within. Some time ago, I had installed the 'Let's Encrypt' SSL Certificate onto my Plesk VPS. Both domains, successfully displayed the 'https' ...
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DMARC failure on forwarded SharePoint Online emails

I have a client that uses SharePoint Online but insists on using Gmail. Each user has a O365 account with an Exchange Online mailbox and mail flow/delivery options are set to forward all incoming mail ...
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migrating DNS while retaining email hosting from Microsoft 365

The title might be a bit misleading but I don't know how else to describe my situation. Situation: Client have registered a domain through company A, which from the record it is currently pointing to ...
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SPF and DKIM vs email forwarding addresses: how to avoid being rejected as spam? [closed]

Situation: I am sending emails from me@mydomain.com to alice@example.org. My DNS for mydomain.com is correctly configured with an SPF record. The recipient at example.org is able to receive my emails ...
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cPanel Mail Function [closed]

There is a wordpress installation installed on a cpanel account. They have a contact form on that wordpress installation that is sending using the php mail function. It is supposed to be sending like ...
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How to create email address which not affect when servers changing?

I change namservers almost every year because I change web hosting companies. I have plan to use Zoho for my emails. So how to create email address which not affect when servers changing? I mean ...
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Can Facebook advertising be targetted only to users with an email address?

We are trying to promote our website with Facebook ads. We are finding a sizable percentage of users that come in through those FB ads are trying to sign up for our site but don't have an email ...
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Lead Generation Forms & Privacy Policy

I have a lead form in my website (A website about High-End Fashion) in which visitors can contact a sales representative about product A. There is no opt-in checkbox, just a couple of text fields (...