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Create a Contact List

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Creating and Editing Contact Lists

Take the following steps to create or edit a contact list:

    1. To create a new contact list, click Contact lists in the navigation bar. Select Create acontact list.
      To edit an existing contact list, click Contact lists in the navigation bar, select Viewcontact lists. Click the Edit link next to the contact list you want to modify.
    2. Configure the fields in the screen that displays.

      Create or Edit a Contact List

      New list details

      List name

      Enterthe name forthis contactlist. This name appears in the control panel
      and subscription forms.

      List owner’s name

      • Enter the name of the list owner. This is the name that appears on emails to this contact list.
      • Enter the e‐mail address of the list owner. This is the default “from” address that displays on email sent to this contact list.

      List reply‐to email

      Enter the default reply email address for emails sent to this contact list.

      List bounce email

      Enter the address to which bounced emails from this contact list are sent.

      Notify the list owner

      Select the check box to have an email sent to the List owner’s email every
      time a contact subscribes to, or unsubscribes from, the list.

      Custom fields

      Add these fields tolist

      Select the custom fields you want to associate with this list.

      Visible fields

      Show these fields Select the fields you want to display in the list’s View contacts page.

      Company details

      Company name

      Enter your company name. This is used when you add the
      %%companyname%% variable in your emails to this list.
      Note: Configure this field and use the %%companyname%% variable in your
      emails to adhere to the CAN‐SPAM act.
      Company address

      Enter your company address. This is used when you add the
      %%companyaddress%% variable in your emails to this list.
      Note: Configure this field and use the %%companyaddress%% variable in
      your emails to adhere to the CAN‐SPAM act.

      Company phone number

      Enter your company address. This is used when you add the
      %%companyphone%% variable in your emails to this list.
      Note: Configure this field and use the %%companyphone%% variable in your
      emails to adhere to the CAN‐SPAM act.
       

      Bounce account details

      Process bounced emails

      Select the checkbox to process bounced emails (see Bounced Emails on
      page 38).
      Note: If you do not process bounced emails your server is in danger of
      becoming blacklisted due to repeated attempts to email unavailable
      accounts.

      Bounce email server name

      If you selected the Process bounced emails checkbox, enter the IP
      address or hostname of the server you want to use to process bounced
      emails.

      Bounce email user name

      Enter the username for your account on the email server you use for
      processing bounced emails.

      Bounce email password

      Enter the password for your account on the email server you use for
      processing bounced emails.

      IMAP emailaccount

      Select the checkbox if the account on the bounce server is an IMAP
      (Internet Message Access Protocol) account.
      Deselect this if the account is a POP3 (Post Office Protocol version 3)
      account.

      Use extra mail settings

      Select this if you need to configure the bounce email server account
      further. The following fields display:
      Do not validate certificate: select this if you do not want to validate
      the server’s SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate.
      Use this if your server uses a self‐signed certificate. If you are not sure
      whether your server uses a self‐signed certificate, do not select this.
      Do not use TLS: select this if you do not want to use TLS (Transport
      Layer Security) to connect to the server. If you are not sure whether
      you want to use TLS, do not select this.
      Do not use SSL: select this if you do not want to use SSL (Secure
      Sockets Layer)to connect to the server. If you are not sure whether you
      want to use SSL, do not select this.
      Others: enter any other options required to connect to the server.

      Agree to delete emails

      Select this if you want to delete emails from the server once you have read
      them. If you did not save an email on your computer, you will not be able
      to re‐read the email.

      Test bounce settings

      Click this to test the bounce email account by sending a test email.

    3. Click Save to save your changes. Alternatively, click Cancel to return to the View contact lists screen without saving any changes.
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