Mailing lists (User)

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A mailing list is a list of users of the control panel who are subscribed to a periodic mailing on a particular topic. This will allow your e-mails to be sent to multiple recipients at a time. Mailing lists are a popular way for users to keep up with topics they're interested in, because they can receive various notifications, news and other important information from you.

The mailing lists are handled by special applications, such as majordomo, mailman or Minimalist. Learn more in the article Mailing lists. Technical details.

This module can be used to create a new mailing list, edit and delete existing ones, and submit the mailing list's subscribers and senders.

Module «Mailing list»


Image:T-bullet.gif View mailing lists
Image:T-new.png Create mailing list
Image:T-edit.png Edit mailing list
Image:T-delete.png Delete mailing list
Image:T-subscriber.png Mailing list subscribers
Image:T-sendmsg.png Mailing list senders

View mailing lists

  • Name - name of the mailing list.
  • Administrator - e-mail address of the list administrator. Various notifications and error messages are sent to that address.
  • Number of subscribers - number of e-mail addresses that receive messages sent to the mailing list

Create mailing list

To create a new mailing list, click the "New" icon and fill out the following form.

Please note, that if Minimalist is used, the form will be as follows:

Module «Mailing list»
  • Name - enter the name for the mailing list. It must utilize only alpha numeric characters and the "-", "_", "." symbols.
  • Domain - select one of your e-mail domains where you want to create a new mailing list.
  • Policy - subscription options that should be used:
    • Open - any of the users may subscribe to the mailing list. The subscriber's address will be specified in the in the "From:" field.
    • Closed - requires list administrator approval for subscriptions.
    • Read-only - the users are allowed only to read the mailing lists.
    • Mandatory - the administrator only may subscribe and unsubscribe the users.
  • Administrator - enter an email address of the list administrator (such as moder@domain.com). Various notifications and error messages will be sent to that address.
  • Maximum message size - enter the maximum size (in Kilobyte) of messages, which users can send to the mailing list
  • Information - enter information that will be automatically sent by the "info mailing_list_name" request to majordomo@site_name. Normally, it contains a brief description of the mailing list and its usage rules. You can use any symbols here.
  • Anonymous - check the box to hide the email address of a message sender and change it into the mailing list address in the "From", "Sender" and "Reply-To" fields.


If Mailman is used, the form will be as follows:

Module «Mailing list»
  • Name - enter the name for the mailing list. It must utilize only alpha numeric characters and the "-", "_", "." symbols.
  • Domain - select one of your e-mail domains where you want to create a new mailing list.
  • Policy - subscription options that should be used:
    • Email confirmation - the subscriber will have to respond to an email sent by Mailman to confirm subscription.
    • Administrator approval - the subscriber's request will be sent to the list administrator for approval.
    • Subscriber confirmation and administrator approval - the subscriber will have to confirm and the list administrator will have to approve the subscription.
  • Administrator - enter an email address of the list administrator (such as moder@domain.com). Various notifications and error messages will be sent to that address.
  • Password - enter the password for the list administrator.
  • Maximum message size - enter the maximum size (in Kilobyte) of messages, which users can send to the mailing list.
  • Prefix to the subject - enter a predefined prefix as an identifier to the subject of the list message.
  • Information - enter information that will be automatically sent by the "info mailing_list_name" request to majordomo@site_name. Normally, it contains a brief description of the mailing list and its usage rules. You can use any symbols here.
  • Anonymous - check the box to hide the email address of a message sender and change it into the mailing list address in the "From", "Sender" and "Reply-To" fields.

Edit mailing list

To edit a mailing list, locate the mailing list you wish to edit, click the "Edit" icon and modify the settings you want to change.

Please note, that the "Name" and "Domain" fields are read-only and they are not present in the edit form.

Delete mailing list

To delete a mailing list, select it from the list and click the "Delete" icon. Confirm that you want to delete the selected mailing list by clicking OK in the following form.

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