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How should I handle the problem of people entering others' e-mail addresses without annoying them with "verification" e-mails?

At its root, this is a problem about verifying ownership of an email address, and as far as I know there are only two ways to practically verify ownership of an email address: Send a verification ...
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Is there any list of email addresses reserved because of security concerns for any Public Email Service like Gmail / Yahoo?

Here is a list of addresses that you may want to treat as reserved: abuse 1,4 admin 2,3,4 administrator 2,3,4 hostmaster 1,2,3,4 info 1,3 is 3 it 3 list 1 list-request 1 majordomo 4 marketing 1 mis 3 ...
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How should I handle the problem of people entering others' e-mail addresses without annoying them with "verification" e-mails?

There is not much you can do to avoid verification mails (in case you actually need to store and verify mails at all, of course): if you display it to users or sent mails to that address, you better ...
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Are webmaster accounts required for non-email domains?

As specified by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Request For Comments (RFC) #2142, the proposed standards are specified. Link here: If your domain uses DNS, HTTP and SMTP, then you should ...
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Is it usually better to establish hosting for a domain based email account with a domain registrar or web host?

When you create a website and email for a domain name you generally have to purchase four services: Domain registration DNS hosting Website hosting Email hosting Each of those four could be with ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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cPanel - Email queue and allowing sending of outgoing email after the account has been on hold

Edit: Check also @Steve answer for important additional information Based in cpanel documentation, it says this: Restrictions Use this feature to allow or suspend a user's ability to log in, receive ...
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If I move from shared hosting to VPS hosting, but my email box will stay local would I still need to massively configure email DNS records?

Further to the answer from @davidgo. The best way to avoid any down time is to set up DNS in advance. Make your MX record point to mail.example.com and then an A Record for mail.example.com pointing ...
Steve's user avatar
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If I move from shared hosting to VPS hosting, but my email box will stay local would I still need to massively configure email DNS records?

This depends on how DNS is configured. If its been done to best practices Your email records would remain largely the same, save that you might need to add the IP address of your vps to your SPF ...
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Is there any list of email addresses reserved because of security concerns for any Public Email Service like Gmail / Yahoo?

This might be slightly related list, although its not for Gmail, but for Google Groups for G Suite: https://support.google.com/a/answer/6093413?hl=en Reserved group names: We reserve certain names ...
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How to set a "Profile Picture" in Roundcube Webmail

The profile image (or avatar) shown besides each sender's email is a function of the email client you are using. GMail uses Google accounts for profile images for emails sent from other GMail users, ...
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Client isn't receiving emails from my web form, but I can

It's a Cpanel issue. Go to Cpanel > open MX records > select Domain in Question > Make sure "Remote Mail Exchanger" is selected.
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How does a domain registrar forward emails from non existent account

Simplifying a bit - A typical (Linux based, like Postfix) mail server is comprised of multiple subprograms (think modules) which are chained together. Included in this are modules for receiving email, ...
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Connecting custom domain to Outlook.com

I would first like to make clear that Outlook.com and Microsoft Outlook have very different functions and services. Although both can be used as the email clients for your domain email. There are 2 ...
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How can I stop a user from deleting emails? - Emails hosted on cPanel

To prevent a/any user to perform any actions on a mailbox, just change the user's rights on that mailbox.
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How long will it take for google to release a deleted account username

Accounts Are Never Released According to Google, they do not release them. For a limted time (around a month), you can restore your deleted account: But if it was a long time ago, ...
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Email and Domain Name at one host; website at another

This sounds like an email routing issue. Check the cpanel "email routing" setting at Namecheap and make sure that domain1.example is set to remote.
Steve's user avatar
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cPanel - Email queue and allowing sending of outgoing email after the account has been on hold

The answer to this is it depends - on the hosting settings. In the cPanel documentation at https://docs.cpanel.net/knowledge-base/email/how-to-set-email-send-limits/ it states After the system ...
Steve's user avatar
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Is it usually better to establish hosting for a domain based email account with a domain registrar or web host?

There is no single standard and no single better answer - it comes down to your needs and who can best provide them. I would err on the side of your registrar or even another party for email if I ...
davidgo's user avatar
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Will creating a new Google analytics ID for my website give me access to historical data

A new account, property or view will not have any historical data. It starts fresh and clean. The only way to keep historical data is to maintain the original account. Nevertheless, you can export ...
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Moving domain/email from MS Exchange to GSuite

Have you read through this documentation? https://support.google.com/a/answer/180898?hl=en
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How can we use same domain for employee email and system emails?

One server needs to be configured to receive the emails for your domain. It sounds like you are choosing Google for this. To make this happen you need to change your DNS MX records to the values ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
1 vote

Send bulk email dynamically

You need a "transactional" mail service that is meant for one-to-one communication with users. You would then use it more like a a bulk mail service, but with customization of each message. I use ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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What is the technique called where all emails with some prefix go to a single mailbox

I think you mean a catch-all inbox: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catch-all You can make rules like: *@example.net -> [email protected] I'm not an exchange expert, but i think this will help: ...
Milo Tischler's user avatar
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How to set a "Profile Picture" in Roundcube Webmail

Finally I got a very useful tutorial on Google Forum. According to the reply, simply follow the following steps to get your profile image while sending emails: Create a Google+ file with the ...
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