Questions tagged [email]

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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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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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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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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 (...
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Why are jpegs used for unsuitable images in many html emails [closed]

I produce html emails on a regular basis in my work. Recently I've been baffled by the number of promotional emails I receive which use jpeg for images which would be far better served by a png or ...
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What are the disadvantages of using POP3, SMTP with Google instead of service like G Suite or Zoho Mail? [closed]

G Suite is not free and Zoho Mail free plain has some limitations. But I can use POP3, SMTP with Google 100% free. But I would like to know that what are the disadvantages of using POP3, SMTP with ...
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Is there any email marketing service which send emails to gmail primary tab? [closed]

I am using Mailchimp as my email marketing service. But almost all emails delivered to "promotion tab". Is there any email service which are sent to primary tab?
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How to transfer Google G Suite in the sale of a site?

We're in the process of selling a domain and going through all of the intricacies involved. We currently use Google's paid G Suite for things like email (gmail) and calendars etc. I'm wondering what ...
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Any problems with including a unique identifier in bulk email from address?

I understand that VERP allows you to encode the recipient's email address into the sending email address and we can use this to identify the recipient in bounce management system. But if I instead ...
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Is there way to validate emails without sending confirmation links?

Note : I don't know that this question is most suitable for here or ux.stackexchange.com. Please move it to that site if moderators feel like this is better for that site. Some(can be said as a lot ...
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Finding all Google Accounts from a Domain

I dealing with issues regarding employees using email addresses from the company domain to sign up for google services. I dealing with both reckless employees forgetting the credentials and malicious ...
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Gmail suspicious link message on my email links

My site sends emails to users, gmail has an issue with the links on these emails. On click of my links a message comes up saying: suspicious link- this was sent from untrusted site. You sure you ...
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SMTP Connection DNS Connection Redirect [closed]

If I had a domain such as example.com and an smtp address for a mail server such as really.long.smtp.address.com is it possible to setup a DNS record on example.com, such as smtp.example.com, and to ...
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Which DNS entries need to be updated when moving email from one service to another?

So, I'm keeping my website with my registrar and moving the email to a better service (better than the awful cPanel one). I'm giving myself a crash course in A, AAAA, CNAME MX SRV TXT. Which records ...
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DKIM fails for Gmail only. Emails in spam

I've been banging my head at this for 2 days. I've installed a fresh copy of Virtualmin and I enabled DKIM as mentioned in the documentation. Everything went fine. I've added spf and dkim records in ...
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Sender score and side effects releated to mailinator.com or maildrop.cc or any other spam eater tool

I have looked around, however, I can't find accurate information if the Sender Score could be affected if I send hundreds of transactional emails daily to mailinator.com or maildrop.cc or any spam ...
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How to get a booking confirmation to Gmail in Google Calendar

I'm owner of a day-spa and I've read on several places that a reservation email (like hotel booking) send to Gmail can show up automatic in Google Calendar. Do you need to do something special with ...
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Do E-Mails get linked/traced to each other in any way? [closed]

If I look at the raw payload of the e-mail with the headers and all, does it have a link to the e-mail I replied to or forwarded? Or is that grouping purely done by the client by inspecting the ...
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What is required to get input from an HTML form emailed to you? [closed]

I am new to HTML and trying to build a form which basically gets the data from user as an input and by clicking on send it should send the details to admin via email + it should also notify user on ...
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Cannot send mail after changing DNS records for website to a new host

I am trying to move my site to a different provider. The mail server I am using at the moment I want to keep. My DNS management is done at a different service. I am trying to figure out what the right ...
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Email sending to only one of two form addresses

I'm trying to find possible places to look for an issue that I'm struggling with on my website. Scenario: Ubuntu server uses sendmail and configured mail relay to go through our O365 servers. This ...
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Not receiving mail sent through PHP SM_SMTP, but can get mail when sent through same server via telnet

Having heard so many bad things about PHP mail() I skipped it and downloaded kid moses' SM_SMTP class. This seemed easy enough to config. server, port, user, password etc. But when I tested it I ...
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Why is my Ubuntu server not sending emails from my website visitors through PHP? [closed]

I have hosted my website on my Ubuntu server. I have added an email forum on my website so visitors can send emails to me. But it is not working anymore. Here's the full php code <?php $...
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Can I delete TXT record after DKIM configuration?

I've added a TXT record to my domain DNS configuration in order to configure DKIM. Can I delete that TXT record after DKIM configuration?
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MxToolbox says dmarc DNS record is not found despite having one configured with NameCheap

My emails get stuffed into spam folder. I havent sent it to anyone but myself. MxToolbox displays 1 error: dmarc DNS Record not found These are my namecheap configurations regarding dmarc, dkim ...
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Using user email address as “From Name” and domain email as sender in contact forms?

We have a contact form with an email address field. Let's say user@yahoo.com will send an email using our contact form. When it's submitted this is what the headers would look like: From: "user@...
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It is possible to wildcard for all distribution emails with GoDaddy?

Title is the question. i.e. info@example.com, sales@example.com, or any variation of distribution names to be sent to the a single forwarded email by using a wildcard, i.e. an asterisk *@example.com. ...
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Which company is responsible for emails deliverability when sent to a specific domain?

We are experiencing troubles with an important provider that makes all our emails bounce. We tried a lot of solutions to no avail, now we would like to contact the problematic ESP in question (ig....
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UTM tags for transactional emails

I'd like to be able to track visitors from transactional emails in Google Analytics, but I'm not sure what values to use for the UTM tags. utm_medium should obviously be "email", but what about ...