We’ve added a simple ping test to see if the host at the port you’ve specified can be reached. Many times, problems sending via SMTP are because the outgoing port on the server Dada Mail is installed on is blocked, rather than the SMTP credentials being wrong, or there’s a bug in Dada Mail. This small enhancement will help clarify where the problem may be.
Added .htaccess file in, “dada” directory
We’ve added a simple .htaccess file in the main dada directory to set the DirectoryIndex to the mail.cgi script. That way, one can just visit,
and will see Dada Mail’s default screen instead of nothing, or the underlying directory structure.
Installer: SQL database port value not being read correctly?
Still using Mailman for your discussion mailing list? Dada Mail makes administrating a mailing list much, much easier. In this screencast, we’ll show you how easy it is to set up a Discussion List with Dada Mail, on a cPanel hosting account in less than 5 minutes.
Learn how you can upgrade your own Dada Mail to version 9! We’ll also go over how you can use the Installer to install additional plugins, such as the Global Configuration plugin, so that making additional, global changes to your Dada Mail configuration is easier to do in the future. Finally, we’re going to double-check that Dada Mail’s cronjob is set correctly, and reset it to be 100% sure.
Utilize Dada Mail’s Profile Fields, and the Tracker plugin, to automatically update those fields, when users interact with your message. Then, use that information in your subscriber’s profiles to search, and send out relevant news and information to the part of your list it would be most useful for!
This screencast teaches you the difference between the Dada Root Pass and the List Passwords in Dada Mail, then shows you have to disable list control panel screens to streamline and simplify the list control panel to make Dada Mail even easier to use!
Magic Templates are an awesome feature in Dada Mail. Have an already-existing website? Dada Mail can blend right in. Make changes to the design of your website? Dada Mail’s Magic Templates will adjust automatically and reflect your changes. Magic!
We’ve updated our installation screencast for v9 of Dada Mail:
Dada Mail is designed to be easy to install on your own web hosting account. In this screencast, I go over how to install Dada Mail from scratch, as well as how to set up the Bounce Handler plugin (essential!)
Follow along with this screencast, as you go through the install docs,