The Basic settings are given below.
Figure 5.a – General and Subscription Settings
Default HTML Editor – This is the default HTML editor with the script. We can use FCK editor or Text Area as default editor.
1.Opt-in Mode – It is the status assigned to an email address when a user subscribe to newsletter using the HTML form. There are 2 options,
- Single opt-in, which allows your users to be active immediately after the subscription
- Double opt-in, which send a confirmation mail to the subscriber and the user becomes active only after confirming the subscription by clicking a link.
2. Enable Welcome Mail – We can send a welcome mail after subscription is active by enabling this option.
3. Enable Unsubscription Notification – We can send a notification mail after unsubscription by enabling this option.
Figure 5.b – Email Sending Settings
Email Sending Settings
We can add the email sending settings here. The different settings are given below.
1. Hourly Email Sending Limit – This is the total number of emails send out in an hour from the script. If it is set to 500, we can send only 500 emails in an hour.
2. Default Sender Email – This is the sender email address (if the sending mechanism is default phpmail).
3. Default Sender Name – This is the sender name (if the sending mechanism is default phpmail).
4. Sending Mechanism – We are using 3 types of email sending mechanisms.
- Default phpmail, using the default mailing function of the site
- SMTP, uses any SMTP account for sending emails
- Amazon SES, is the dedicated mail feature from Amazon. It is a secure and reliable email sending solution.
Figure 5.c – Bounce Detection Settings
Bounce Detection Settings
We can detect the bounced emails (returned emails) in the XYZ Email Manager Ultimate script. The settings for the bounce detection are given below.
1. Automatically Detect Bounce Emails – Use this option to automatically detect the bounced emails.
2. Bounce Start Message Number – This is the starting number of processing emails in the mail box. (For example,consider you have already 500 emails in the mailbox and you are expecting bounced emails after that. In such a case you can use 501 as starting number.)
3. Email Process Batch Size – This is the number of bounced emails processed in a single execution.
4. Delete Bounce Report After Detection – Use this option to delete the bounce email reports after detection.
5. Bounce Email Handling – We can handle the bounced emails in 3 ways
- Detect only – It means the system is only detecting the bounced emails and not doing any further operations.
- Detect & Delete – Here the system will detect the bounced emails and delete the bounced email addresses from the system.
- Detect & Unsubscribe – Here it will unsubscribe the bounced email addresses after detecting them.
6. Default Bounce Detection Account – If your server supports overriding of Return-Path email header, you can enable this option and configure an email address below which will be used as common Return-path for email campaign. Else you need to configure bounce detection settings corresponding to every SMTP account used under the Manage SMTP accounts page.
Email Address – This is the email address where the bounced email reports reached .
Host Name – This is the host name of the email address.
Password – Enter the password of the email address.
Service (IMAP or POP3) – Specify the service you are using, IMAP or POP3.
Service Options (none, tls, notls, ssl, etc ) – This is the service option or security used with the email service.
Port – Enter the port address of the incoming emails here.
Default Mail Box – This is the default mail box where all the bounced email reports are reached.