In Dada Mail v10.3.0, the ability to mass mail the content of a blog’s feed was added. We’re going to go over the steps on how to send thtis type of message, then how to send out the mass mailing on a recurring schedule that will be sent whenever new content in the feed is available. That way, we’ll be… Read the rest
Recently, I’ve been getting many people wondering why, when running a discussion list in Bridge, that the From: header is rewritten from it’s original form, say:
From: "Subscriber Name" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
to something else completely :
From: "Subscriber Name email@example.com [List Name]" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
In my first example, the name of the subscriber (
Subscriber Name) occupies the phrase of the
I recently gave an InMotion Hosting a test drive, to see how it would fair as platform to run Dada Mail, along with the rest of your site. I’m happy to report back that it’s just about as perfect as a shared hosting account can be for Dada Mail.
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You’ve asked, we (finally!) answered: v10.2.0 of Dada Mail supports CAPTCHA on the initial signup form!
Although the app has supported CAPTCHA for many years for a whole bunch of things in the app, we never added support for the initial signup form. We were worried about the usability of forcing your potential subscribers to solve a CAPTCHA.
Dada Mail has the ability to send to only part of your mailing list (Segmentation).
We’re going to start with a list set up with a few Profile Fields:
first_name, last_name, city, state, favorite_color, _secret
Here’s a sampling of the csv file I’m going to import into my own mailing list:
email@example.com,Angelina,Mcintyre,Vernon,NV,,that,IAMneoTj firstname.lastname@example.org,Alex,Holt,Milton,ID,,watch,kDaCRtzm isaiah.rodriguez161@blah,Isaiah,Rodriguez,Kingston,MT,yellow,day,TiepsAau email@example.com,Caroline,Albert,Ashland,DC,,place,nkg5PhuY firstname.lastname@example.org,Angelina,Hudson,Salem,WA,,house,wfHs5ZaC email@example.com,Payton,Mcguire,Riverside,NV,,more,ZpxOkY2f firstname.lastname@example.org,Lucas,Barnes,Mount,WI,,this,4CQ3wQ97… Read the rest
Pro Dada is a distribution of Dada Mail that is shipped without any mailing list, or subscriber quotas, as well as direct email support available. It’s our commercial offering of Pro Dada, and what funds further development of the app. Here’s more about Pro Dada
Many people start with Dada Mail (in fact, we suggest to try Dada Mail first,… Read the rest
Dada Mail fully supports sending personalized mass email messages to your entire maling list, or just a segment of your mailing list. Let’s go through how to set this all up!
By default, Dada Mail only captures and stores a subscriber’s email address, but we can add additional fields to capture and save in the List Control Panel.… Read the rest
Easily wrap your mass mailing message in one of the provided layouts that come with Dada Mail. Layouts provide the necessary information for your mailing list message, so you don’t have to: things like making sure the unsubscription link is included correctly in every single mass mailing message you send out. Layouts and Dada Mail’s support for the Zurb Foundation… Read the rest
Dada Mail 10 introduces Email Themes, as well as also allowing you to create your own custom email theme. We cover how to to work with email themes in the docs at: http://dadamailproject.com/support/documentation-10_x_x/features-email_themes.pod.html
In this post, we’re going to go over how to do the actual customization, and start using our new theme live on our own site.
First, we’re… Read the rest
Web apps are a target for abuse by individuals or other nefarious apps/bots. Dada Mail is no exception. Although we haven’t discovered a vulnerability in the app itself, it’s true that attempts are made, however unsuccessful they are. Here are a few ways to safeguard Dada Mail from these attacks.
Closed-Loop Opt-In Confirmation
The first line of defense doesn’t seem… Read the rest