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Getting a lot of postmaster undeliverable notices for non-existent users

I've had my domain (straightpathsql.com) for a few years now. I host my e-mail with Google Accounts for business and have for awhile. ALl of the sudden in the past week I am starting to get a lot of ...
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My website's email is being marked as spam, how do I analyse a X-CNFS-Analysis email header?

My website is sending out email that RackSpace email is marking as spam. I'm trying to figure out why the email is being marked as spam and what I can do about it. The most interesting header that ...
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Reduce likelihood of Mailchimp email campaign going to Spam

The company I work for sends a marketing email at least one time per week using Mailchimp's email service. All of our subscribers are opt-in active customers and our emails are not spammy. There is ...
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Legal terms required to email users - is opt in necessary

Creating a new site requiring membership to participate. I don't anticipate emailing members at this time except for password related issues. Perhaps down the road emails will be necessary. I ...
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SMTP Email volume

My company's application has a bulk email system, all custom built, used by our clients to send emails based on opt-ins. While doing performance monitoring during some particularly large email batch ...
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Email marketing service with delayed sending?

I would like to dispatch certain emails to users that sign up for my email communications at a fixed timeframe. For example, send email A after 7 days of signing up, email B after 21 days, etc. (...
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What do I need to do before deleting a domain name?

I've owned a domain name including webhosting for a couple of years. No I don't need the domain anymore. Is there something I should do before deleting the account that includes the domain name, email ...
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Contacting large list of unverified user emails

I currently have a very large list of user emails (around 100K), but with unverified emails addresses. In order to make signing up and using the site as convenient as possible (especially for the ...
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How to Export Email “Sent” Folder?

A client had her web site and email hosted at "company A". She was switching to "company B" but didn't want to lose her email. I set up a Gmail account, POPed into her webmail account, and pulled the ...
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How do I migrate mail from one shared hosting account to another?

My web-host suddenly decide to merge with another company and that move has left me in the lurch. I have two weeks till I can migrate my mail data over to another account. The only way that I can ...
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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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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 ...
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Unknown IPs on DMARC report

I've signed up to recieve DMARC reports from https://dmarc.postmarkapp.com/ I have setup my email service (Sendgrid) in my DNS so all emails I send are passing DMARC. My email address is using gmail ...
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How do email spam filters tell if a spam email was maliciously sent with intent to shutdown a real email address?

So for example, let's say we have a legitimate user from "user@legitimate.com" who sends real emails. However, there is a malicious individual who is using their own server or some other email service ...
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How to get company logo as contact icon in Gmail and Inbox?

When I receive emails from big companies, when viewed in Gmail or Inbox the contact icon is actually their company logo. I am building a hotel website, and would like their emails to have their ...
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Personal e-mail address on Heroku

Right now, my Rails website is being hosted on a regular virtual host, running CentOS and cPanel, the classical way. I also have an e-mail address on my domain, and my host also, obviously, provides ...
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enable email on Godaddy when using Zerigo on Heroku hosted app

A little recap of what I have done ... and then my questions Q1, Q2 and Q3 1 - I developed a RoR app that I deployed on Heroku. biowatts.heroku.com 2 - I bought a domain name at GoDaddy: ...
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Google Search Console emailing “New Mobile Usability issue detected” but live test shows “Page is mobile friendly”

I have a site with 20,000 URLs per language. Each language is added as a separate property in Google Search Console. This month Google started emailing me about each of the properties due to "New ...
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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 an email from register.it with a link asking to verify my email address after registering a domain name a scam?

Shortly after I registered a domain with an Italian company that I know for sure is legit (www.register.it) I got an email (pasted below) allegedly from them which sounds to me a lot like a scam ...
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Does having Abuse and Postmaster Emails help to stop being treated as SPAM?

I read on some blog (I don't remember the URL) that having abuse@mydomain.com and postmaster@mydomian.com in addition to main email help to prevent our mails from being categorized as spam. Is it true?...
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How Can I Use An Email Address From A Domain To Register The Same Domain

I want to register a domain called webmasters.com. Can I enter admin@webmasters.com as the contact email when filing for the domain name? The forseeable problem is that the email address has not yet ...
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Adding SPF records in GoDaddy

I have the GoDaddy hosting and send mail using the following code: $to = "demomail@gmail.com"; $subject = "Test mail"; $message = "Hello! This is a simple email message."; $from = "info@...
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Email forwarding to Gmail accounts instead of maintaining a mail server?

I want to set up 4-5 email addresses on my newly purchased domain (from namecheap.com), for team size of just 2-3 people. But I really don't want to maintain my own mail server. I don't have the ...
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Email private information appearing in Google Results

I've got a major problem in that emails sent to our clients are showing up in Google's search results. For confidentiality reasons, I can't post those links (for risk that they get indexed here), but ...
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What is the maximum frequency for checking email in Gmail, and are there alternatives?

I am trying to build a Python program for small business. My customers will send their orders in plain texts via email to me. My first thought is to use Gmail as my email server so I could write a ...
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User uses “mark as spam” to delete email

I want to ask, what would be the recommended procedure for dealing with users who used "mark as spam" button to just delete emails. Recently I have a user, who requested "password reset" email 3 ...
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Good practice for sending out test emails without being classified as a spammer

I am trying out some new ideas involving HTML emails that will be sent from my site. I am sending lots of test emails to my Gmail and Yahoo accounts, all of which go straight to the spam folder. ...
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Different email providers for different subdomains?

Setting up an email provider - Google Mail/Apps, Outlook, etc - seems straightforward for a single domain. In the case of multiple subdomains, can different email providers be used on a per-subdomain ...
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Is it a good practice to use Gmail, Yahoo Mail & Hotmail addresses for registration?

I am designing a website in which clients should register to use some specific services, and I am trying to prevent temp mails, or mails from personal domain. The question is that is this a good ...
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Sending Bulk Email/Newsletter (20,000 emails) - our SMTP server vs bulk provider, what software, etc

Wishing to send an email to about 20,000 recipients. Our own SMTP server used for transactional emails I believe is well trusted, we've not heard of deliverability problems, mails go to gmail/yahoo ...
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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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Does pointing an MX Record to a server allow it to send mail as well?

I'm using Google Apps for Business with my domain for emails. I have MX Records configured to point to Google's Mail servers. I understand why this lets me receive emails on Google Mail. By default I ...
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Can I have a webhost with one company and an E-Mail host with another? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host? I was wondering if it was possible to use one company (and respective name servers) for email hosting, ...
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Mail Hosting That Will Allow Outbound Bulk Mail? [closed]

No, I'm not a spammer! I do volunteer work for a non-profit social services agency. They send out daily email with several hundred recipients on each message. Their web hosting company has been ...
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Email hosting for managing emails across many domains

I wanted to get peoples thoughts on integrated email hosting solutions. As a webmaster/web developer, I own many domains and would ideally like to incorporate all those emails into 1 interface, like I ...
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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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Legitimate emails from web contact form in Joomla website get marked as spam/phishing by Gmail

I'm using a Perfect Web contact form on my Joomla 2.5 website. The contact form emails all the info when a user fills it in and sends it to my Gmail account which in turn forwards it to my office ...
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Webmail with option to change password for email account?

Been testing out different webmail options to use (so far AfterLogic, Horde) And it seems that there is no options to change password for user. It's really bad thing that i have to go to server and ...
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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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Is it bad practice to change the “From” name when sending emails?

I have an email module that lets users send an email to their city councillor. As of now, the From address of every email sent is My Cool Website <info@mycoolwebsite.ca>. Is it considered ...
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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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Hosting email & web for domain on separate cpanel accounts

We're currently transitioning our web site & email infrastructure from a single shared hosting account onto a new linux VPS, which we manage using WHM and cpanel. There are two big chunks we need ...
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Good webmail service provider [closed]

Short background: We are a small webhosting company serving NGOs. We have over 2000 mailboxes on 500 domains. Our biggest problem is the crappy Horde webmail we provide to our customers today. Our ...
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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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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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Change host / keep emails

I haven't done this before so I gotta ask. I'm doing a site for a client. The current site is done in PHP, and I'll do it in ASP.NET. Now, the current hosting service does not support ASP.NET code, so ...
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How to phrase the from field in system generated emails my site sends?

I have a community site that sends emails after certain actions like 1) When someone makes a comment 2) When someone does something called "suggest solution" 3) When someone makes a comment in the ...
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PostmarkApp inbound domain creation for MX record redirection

I'm trying to use Postmark App service (https://postmarkapp.com) to forward email to my subdomain to my PostmarkApp server. I'm trying to use inbound domain forwarding by configuring my MX record to ...