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Top 9 in this Area:
1. How can people subscribe to my mailing list?
2. How do the members post to the list?
3. How can I set it up so everyone who subscribes automatically gets a welcome message?
4. How many people can be on my list?
5. How do I use images for my subscribe and unsubscribe submit buttons?
6. receiving bounced messages for your mailing list
7. How can I import a list from my old list to here?
8. What can I use this list for?
9. Will my mailing list still work if I change my domain's MX record?

 
Announcement Mailing List Description
We provide a simple CGI program that visitors to your site can use to subscribe to any mailing lists you offer via a form on your web page.

Instructions on how to use that form as well as common questions regarding its usage are below.

Last updated: Apr 23, 2002.

Sub-Areas of Announcement Mailing List
Question How can people subscribe to my mailing list?
You can manually add people to your list from our Announcement List area.. they will receive an email with a link to confirm their subscription. For the general public you have to do is put some ... (more)
Question How do I use images for my subscribe and unsubscribe submit buttons?
If you don't want to use the standard submission buttons but would rather use your own images , you can do that with this code: <input type="image" border="0" name="submit" src=" subscribe.gif... (more)
Question How do the members post to the list?
They cannot. This is an announcement-only mailing list, not a discussion list. We also offer discussion lists, however, which are much better suited for this sort of usage.
Question How can I set it up so everyone who subscribes automatically gets a welcome message?
Just set up ListName@yourdomain.com to be a valid email alias (which can point to null if you don't want to receive an email notifying you each time a new person subscribes), and then set up an auto-r... (more)
Question How many people can be on my list?
There is no limit on the number of people who can be on a given list. However, it may take a while for all the messages to go out if you have a really large list (they will go through, eventually... (more)
Question How can I import a list from my old list to here?
Create an announcement list from our "Mail > Announcement List" panel. Then click "edit", cut and paste a list of each of the old addresses you had into the "Subscriber List" box there, then click... (more)
Question What can I use this list for?
Use your mailing list to keep subscribers up to date on changes to your business or web community. If your site is home to a club, keep subscribers apprised of meetings and events. If you have a busin... (more)
Question Will my mailing list still work if I change my domain's MX record?
Believe it or not, it still will! Nothing will change with it at all, except that if you have an auto-responder set up it will stop working. But you can still post to your list and people can subscrib... (more)
Question receiving bounced messages for your mailing list
How do I set up my mailing list so that I get notified when email is bounced from addresses on the list? In order to get the "bounced" messages for your mailing list, you need to set up an em... (more)