Mailing List contains a group of email addresses which users can subscribe to. The mailing lists are useful in sending email messages to multiple recipients at the same time. The email messages sent to the subscribers may include promotional materials, plain texts, links, colorful newsletters and presentation materials.
Using Plesk, you can create a mailing list then add and manage subscribers. Note, that this is intended to be a permission-based system so only send to recipients who’ve opted-in to receive an email from you.
This article will walk you through how to set up and use mailing lists in Plesk (Windows).
How to Setup and Use Mailing List in Plesk (Windows)
Setting Up a Mailing List
To set up the Mailing List, you Login to Plesk and then click Mail.
Click the Mailing Lists tab.
You can create and manage mailing lists from this section. Create the lists, by clicking on Create Mailing Lists.
Fill in the details on the Create Mailing List. In the Mailing list address type in the email address that will be sending the messages and you can choose the domain name you want to use for the email address. Under the Mailing list administrator’s email, you type the admin’s email address.
On the Subscribers, include all the email addresses you want the email message to be sent to. Check the Notify administrator on the mailing list creation text box, so as to allow the admin to receive a notification on the creation of the list of emails to which the messages will be sent to.
Click OK to complete the creation of the mailing list. You will be able to view the list of the email you have created on the mailing list page.
Using the email address that I have set, for example, the users who have subscribed to email i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org receive messages from this email address.
You can subscribe more users to the mailing list address by adding their email addresses to the subscriber’s list.
Additionally, you can unsubscribe a user from the mailing list by removing their email address from the Subscribers list.
Once you are done removing or adding mail users to the Subscribers list you click OK.
Removing a Mailing List
To delete a mailing list, you click Mail, then click Mailing List tab.
Check the Mail List you want to remove from the list and click Remove.
From the dialog box, click Yes to confirm removal of the mailing list.
You can switch on/off the mailing list under certain subscription. Thus, to switch off, you click Websites & Domains, then select the domain name and click Mail Settings.
Click Mailing List tab then click on the email address from the Address list then clear the Switched On checkbox.
Click OK. Then from the Address list, the mail list will appear as switched off.
To switch on, repeat the above step and then check the Switched On checkbox and click OK.
The Mailing List will be enabled.
The Mailing Lists are useful in organizations as they play a significant role in sending messages quickly to many individuals at once. Using the above steps you can quickly create Mailing Lists and subscribe users to it.
Through this, the work of sending emails is simplified, and people can receive messages from one email address at once.
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