Posts Categorized: Email

Manage your email addresses

Email addresses are now easier to manage with OnlineGroups.net. We have recently updated the Change email settings page so it works better for mobile, simpler for everyone, and yet still retaining all the sophistication that people need.

Snipping signatures and bottom quoting from posts

OnlineGroups.net changes the posts that people make to your groups to make them more suitable for the medium of group email. Some changes are subtle, like the modified email headers; others are more obvious, like HTML email. Another way that the message is altered is by post snipping: when parts of the message are automatically… Read more »

Email headers (listserv basics part 2)

Email messages are divided into two parts. The body is the main part of the message, and is what most people think of as the message. It is what we discussed earlier when we talked about HTML formatting, for example. The other part contains all the email headers, which are used to describe the message…. Read more »

Daily digest of topics

The daily digest of topics allows members of your groups on OnlineGroups.net to follow the activity in the group without being overwhelmed with email. To put it another way, it allows people to keep track of conversations, rather than follow the discussion closely.

Email commands for your listserv

At OnlineGroups.net you can read messages in your group using either the web, or email ( just like a normal listerv). Likewise you have two ways to control your group: using the web or email commands. We provide commands for all the basic functions you would expect of a listerv, as well as a few… Read more »

Hide posts in your archive

People can post to your listserv using the web or email. Regardless of the method, the post is placed in the excellent online archive — organised into topics along with the other posts. However, sometimes something is wrong with the post and you need a post removed from the archive. OnlineGroups.net gives both you and… Read more »

Multiple email addresses

People are more than just an email address. At OnlineGroups.net we understand this, and give everyone the power to add multiple email addresses to their profiles, and customise what addresses are used with each group. This is in stark contrast with a traditional listserv, which only allows members to have a single address each.

Threads and topics

It is common for a listserv archive to show conversations as threads, but at OnlineGroups.net we use topics. A topic is easier to read than a thread, and has some powerful features.