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Handling custom domain e-mails for multiple people

I was using OVH custom domain to create custom mailboxes. Earlier this service had no additional pricing for hosting (you could create free 5MB hosting with up to 5 mailboxes). Now they changed the ...
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Will redirecting to a mailto URL prevent spam bots from harvesting the email address?

On https://www.heartinternet.uk/blog/15-ways-to-hide-your-email-address/, under the sub heading Replacing with a PHP script, a method to hide email addresses is presented that I like very much. On the ...
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email address best practices for no reply?

right now my company structures our no reply emails like this: noreply@[subdomin].[domain].com (example: noreply@foobar.example.com) I want to know if something like this is acceptable: noreply_[...
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Gsuite - Mailed-by and from. How to have a mailed-by as subdomain but the from is the primary domain - in gSuite (Gmail)

I want to have my email "from" to be from my primary email (gSuite), adn the mailed-by be from my subdomain (which I have added to my Gsuite account). Is this possible in GSuite? I know ...
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Are .xyz domains usually blocked by mail servers? [closed]

I have read answers on question Email-prevalent domain, .xyz vs .email however that question is more than 5 years old and I would like to know if things have changed since. Are .xyz domains usually ...
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How should I handle the problem of people entering others' e-mail addresses without annoying them with "verification" e-mails?

I have forms on my in-development website which require the person to enter an e-mail address. I don't want to have to send them a "verification" e-mail with a URL containing a code, or ...
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How does a domain registrar forward emails from non existent account [closed]

I've registered a domain in a domain registrar, and in one of its' upgrades it includes an email address for the domain (for example info@example.com if I registered the domain example.com), for a ...
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Why can't I send emails with my domain name emails without deliverability issues?

I have separate my website and email hosting. I use yandex smail service for email hosting. Everytime I send and email to an address, I get no dkim authentication issue even though, I have configured ...
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How do I set my MX records to point to Bluehost when my site is registered with Namecheap but hosted with AWS?

A quick back story on my case here as its a bit complicated: I bought a domain on Namecheap and hosted with Bluehost on a 3-year plan. But I decided to move the website to AWS and its up and running ...
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Email sent to 2 addresses with shared same organization domain @123abc.com and one bounced back. Was it successfully delivered to the other address?

It is my first time asking questions, so my apologies if there is any mistakes. I sent an email to 2 addresses (2 different departments in same organization with shared @123abc.com), one bounced back ...
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Sending contact form email from site if using Hosted Exchange

MS Exchange does not allow sending emails from any user that is not a user in Exchange. Which means a form on our site can't send from that user name or that user's email for replying via SMTP/...
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Connecting custom domain to Outlook.com

I use Outlook.com as my personal email account and have done since ~2006, but I now need a business email for the sake of professionalism: info@business.com. Is it possible for me to just register ...
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Will email address obfuscation code that could look like it might be malicious hurt search engine rankings?

I use an email obfuscation tool. <a href="mailto:email@domain.tld">Send email</a> would become: <span class="noscript"><span>&#83;&#101;&#110;</span><...
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What are the best practices for creating email addresses on a domain and its subdomains? [closed]

I want to setup several applications on my own server, both having their subdomain. Until now, I had one generic email address generic@example.com for every purpose. I think this is a bad design, so I ...
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How does Google domains resolve conflicting wildcard rules for email forwarding?

I am using Google Domains for my website. I also get a free email-forwarding facility. However, there is no documentation on how the wildcard entries are resolved. For example: I have the following ...
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I live a period in one country and a period in another; what do I do with both local websites?

I live in country X for 6 months and in country Y for 6 months. I have a local website for country X and a local website for country Y. Both websites have local phone numbers; so if people visiting ...
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I bought a domain namespace at AWS, can I setup an email addresses using this domain at AWS?

I bought a domain namespace at AWS and I'd like to know is it possible to setup an email address using this domain at AWS? For example, let's say I bought boughtwebspace.exampleat AWS. Is it ...
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Can I send personal email under GDPR?

I run an app with around 10,000 users. When users register, we show them a checkbox saying "Send me occasional tips and updates", which is unchecked by default. If users don't check it, we don't send ...
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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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Would an @netscape.net email address still be valid? [closed]

I am trying to contact a person which employer organisation states can be reached at <name>@netscape.net. I have sent an email to this address from my gmail account a few hours ago, and so far ...
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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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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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For a DokuWiki site, how to force new users to have an email address from a specific domain?

I am trying to manage a DokuWiki site designed for school members. The problem is that I have to check whether the new users are actually members of our school. Since DokuWiki sends temporary ...
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What happens to my custom domain email address after website expires? [closed]

I'm considering of transferring my domain to another host. I have a custom domain email address(ex. myname@myname.com) which is at the old host. If I end up transferring my domain to another host ...
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Is there any list of email addresses reserved because of security concerns for any Public Email Service like Gmail / Yahoo?

I am in the process of conceiving this idea of a webApp when can be termed as a completely new take for providing Email Service to the consumers on Domains that I own. The idea is similar to what ...
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sending bulk email with different names in reply address and spam filtering [duplicate]

I have a web service where I send out bulk email on behalf of customers. The sending email address is the same for all customers, something like noreply@mycompany.com. When sending out the email on ...
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Is it possible to get the email addresses from all the people that liked my Facebook company page?

I've got a weird question. I'm almost certain that this is not possible due to privacy and protection of personal data, but my (vastly more experienced) colleague is almost certain that it can be done....
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How to create email server on my personal computer [closed]

Suppose I own a domain name xyz.com and I want to create an email hello@xyz.com. Ps. I am a newbie so this question may be lame. Correct me. Thank you 🤗
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What is the technique called where all emails with some prefix go to a single mailbox

I have an issue where I need multiple emails to go to a single mailbox and it needs to be done on the fly without setting up new emails. For instance, the following three emails would all go to the ...
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Email obfuscated in HTML page [closed]

I am trying to design a page based on simple material design lite - similar to this page: http://fxpblog.co/firefox/nightly/. If you look in line 380 of source code the email address is given but it ...
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How to set a "Profile Picture" in Roundcube Webmail

How do I set a profile picture for a custom email address (which in my case is contact@shivensinha.xyz), i. e., a picture that appears beside the subject on sites like Gmail. For example, if an image ...
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If MX records are set to Gmail, does the mailbox need to exist in the CPanel hosting package?

I have a client who currently has his domain's MX records set to Gmail ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM., etc. I am transferring the client's site to a new host. Do I need to create the mailbox in the new host's ...
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Does it really help against spam to replace the "@" with "(at)" and similar practices?

When e-mail addresses are mentioned on the web, I see a lot of: send (dot) me (at) spam (dot) com send . me (a) spam . com etc. Does it really help againt spambots finding the addresses to do these ...
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How to change the hosting company and keep the email messages?

We aren't pleased with our current shared hosting account and we will change our hosting company to AWS (if this matter). The main problem which I see now is that we have two email accounts (let's say ...
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DNS CNAME domain.tld, email address problem

After having bought a domain (example.tld) without webspace, I want to let this point to my other domain called (myhomepage.somefreehoster.com). I know this will work using DNS CNAME record and when ...
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Should we date our e-mail addresses

I have a website I'm administering for a volunteer organization that has a big staff turn over (annually - the team working in 2014 is almost completely different from the team for 2013 as the team ...
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Fake domain and hosted email addresses issue?

Many email addresses for domain rustamtowel.com have been compromised. My client forwarded me an old email which he sent me few days ago but I haven't received that email. That email was sent to cs@...
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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 to implement an unspammable email address

Providing info email or contact email in plain text helps spammer (robots) to extract the email using regex or any technique, currently I provided an image like this: But this method has usability ...
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Registering a domain without an email address

I am soon going to be getting a domain and setting up email addresses for me and a few of my partners in business. I personally do not want to be tied to my current Outlook.com email address and I don'...
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Setting up a coming soon page. Should I create a whole database for "Sign up now for updates" email addresses?

I'm helping a friend set up a "Coming Soon" page for his website. Naturally, he wants people to enter their email addresses so they can get updates about the status of the website. I know I can set up ...
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What should I do if I host my email with a different email server, while using another web hosting for hosting my website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host? What should I do if I host my email with a different email server, while using another web hosting for ...
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Is is good or bad to have the email address of a domain's registrant on the same domain?

Say I own domain abc.com. I think it's a bad idea to use eric@abc.com as the registrant's (myself) email address. This will cause problems when I need to transfer the domain to another registrar e.g. ...
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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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Is it ok to use uppercase letters in an email address?

If I send an email to Hello@Example.com instead of hello@example.com, could there be any problems with delivery because of the uppercase letters?
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Can email harvesters extract addresses from PDFs?

Our website does some basic obfuscation (foo at example dot org) for email addresses on web pages visible to the general public, but doesn't do so for PDF documents. Is it common for email harvesters ...
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Appropriate designation for a personal email address at yourname.com [closed]

Say your name is John Doe, and you own johndoe.com. What are the best practices for identifying your personal email at that domain? john@johndoe.com is redundant me@johndoe.com seems a bit juvenile ...
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Email validation tool to check someone works at an organisation

I am setting up a tool that allows users to claim a company profile and am wondering if there is an automated way to validate that the email they enter actually belongs to the organisation Eg If User ...
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All Wordpress PHP Mail stuff being sent to spam

Every mail sent with the PHP Mail() is getting sent straight to spam (all providers e.g. gmail, yahoo, hotmail) My IP is not blacklisted. Here is an example of an email header that got sent to spam: ...
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Where to find ISP abuse email databases?

I have a number of abusive IPs visiting my website, and I want to write a quick script to send automatic email to their ISP, is the any place I can get abuse emails for the ISP automatically, it is an ...
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