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Questions tagged [civimail]

Questions specifically about CiviCRM's mass mailings system CiviMail. For question about general mail related issues in CiviCRM use the tag *email*.

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Resend a mailing to recipients who did not open

Our communications staff wants to be able to resend a mailing (or send a new mailing) to recipients who did not open a previous mailing. Of course, this is possible by creating a group from the "...
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View mailing in browser- access denied

CiviCRM 5.3 (at the moment), Drupal 7.63 Mosaico Ext- 2.0-beta4.1528762072 View Mailing as browser link from emails working fine for logged in users, not for anon Given view public mailing content ...
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Upgraded to PHP 7.2; no errors but Sparkpost doesn't receive and send CiviMail

I upgraded to PHP 7.2 and received the system warning​ stating "your SMTP password will not be stored encrypted, and if you have recently upgraded from a PHP that stored it with encryption, it will ...
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Mosaico 2.0, Drupal 7.64 - “Sorry an error occurred and your information was not saved”

Installed Mosaico 2.0-beta4 on Drupal 7.64 and CiviCRM 5.7.2. I followed all installation instructions and installed Shoreditch then Flexmailer then Mosaico. I'm getting an error - when I try and ...
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Best way to cleanup CiviMail database tables?

On CiviCRM installations that use CiviMail extensively, the mailing tables can become pretty big. For example, I'm looking at a database with a civicrm_mailing_recipients table that has 4 million ...
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Unable to submit Mosaico mailings

We have recently started using mosaico and despite test mailings being sent and received successfully we cant get any 'live'messages to send, to individuals or groups. When you hit submit it just ...
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Is A/B testing possible using Mosaico?

When I go through the Create new A/B test workflow, it presents me with a traditional mailing interface, even though I have Mosaico installed. I'm pretty sure that means A/B testing is not possible ...
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After creating a mailing using Mosaico, can one save that as a new Mosaico template?

Quick answer seems to be no. Create a new mailing, pick one of the Mosaico templates. Add blocks, change text, etc., save it. Now after all that work I thought I'd like to save this as a new ...
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After update, emails have to be written out in full html!

We updated CiviCRM and the next time I tried to email a contact, I found all the buttons to insert bold, hyperlinks etc. had disappeared and the only option seemed to type it all in manually, even ...
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civiMail doesn't work

I'm getting this error message trying to send a bulk mail from civimail: Finished execution of Send Scheduled Mailings with result: Failure, Error message: API permission check failed for Group/get ...
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SMTP errors with “Thank You Letters - print or email” — does this use CiviMail settings?

I'm on CiviCRM 5.9 on WordPress. We just did our first batch of year-end contribution summary letters, and ran into an issue when choosing the "Send emails where possible. Generate printable PDFs for ...
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images in emails not displayed in Gmail clients (browser or mobile)

For months/years we have been battling Google support on fixing an issue we're seeing so I'm wondering if others have come across the same thing. Images in emails sent by CiviCRM (CiviMail or just ...
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CiviCRM Email seems not to use Outbound Email settings

I've saved outbound email settings with: Using sendmail Path: /usr/sbin/sendmail Arguments: -t -i When I press "Save and send testing email", I can receive testing email correctly from sendmail. ...
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Uninstall mosaico

I have tried installing mosaico (after installing shoreditch and flexmailer). However it did't work so after searching stackexchange I thought I would install it from github which seems to be a later ...
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Upgrade to 5.9.0 - 'From' address for e-mail confirmations has changed [duplicate]

Following our upgrade to CiviCRM 5.9.0, the 'from' address for event registration confirmations has changed to "7306@civi.acenterprises.org.uk" It should be ""Ian Foster" " - and this is what still ...
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Permission errors on Cividesk Sparkpost extension

I’m looking for some assistance to debug an issue with the Cividesk Sparkpost extension. At first I thought that the extension was not compatible with Civi 5.8.x, but others report that is not the ...
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SMTP Verification failed

SMTP settings are checked (with user@domain as login) and Track replies using VERP in Reply-To header is disabled (it worked before). How come a generated email adress name is used as login, thus ...
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Postcode limitations

We never had a problem with the postal code, nothing has changed, but this time CiviMAIL generates an error, caused by a limit on the postal code (between 2000 and 3000). Where is this limitation/...
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CiviMail *only some* Tracked Click Throughs not Redirecting properly

We have a problem with tracked click trough links ending up in a 404 Page not Found but only when the target URL ends in a hyphen. e.g. we link to something like and end up nowhere: https://mysite....
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Why do click and open reports show times in UTC rather than the site's timezone?

The mailing and click tracking reports are showing times in UTC. There is no PHP MySQL timezone mismatch - and mysql -e 'select now()' and date return the right times - as per timezone.
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CiviMail draft takes a really long time to save

We recently upgraded to Debian 9 so I think there are some server configs and tuning yet to be done. Originally draft mailings wouldn't save at all and I recreated the smart group that fed the ...
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Proper work with incoming mail

Already mastered the system. Faced problems, but not here they helped to solve them, for which many thanks. There was another question, the answer to which I can not find anywhere else. 1) I set up ...
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Can multiple mailings have deduplicated email addresses, so each address will not receive multiple emails?

We'd like to send a mailing in a few slightly different versions to different groups. What we'd like to avoid is having two contacts, who share the same email address and are in different groups, ...
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CiviMember payment- message template

When someone renews their membership using Pay Later, they get the Membership Receipt Online message as an Invoice from message templates. The contribution is pending. In the backend, if the ...
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How to target a specific event type in a system workflow message

We'd like to separate the receipt for signing up for events by the event type - an email for one specific type and another one for all the other events. However, I haven't figured out how to ...
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Transactional Mail Extension Problem

I installed the Transactional Mail Extension and after adjusting a needed Drupal CiviMail permission got it working. After testing, I deleted the Transactional Mail pseudo mailing, to start fresh, ...
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How do folks handle email preview text?

When sending a CiviMail message, users sometimes want to customize the preview text for email clients - which is good practice. (The preview text shows up under the Subject in many email clients.) ...
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Problem with process_mailing

Using Drupal 7 and Civi 5.7.0 When sending batch emails using CiviMail, if I select "Administer CiviCRM » Scheduled Jobs" and select "Process now" on the "Send Scheduled Mailings" job then the ...
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image directory path seems to be ignored in CiviMail editor

G'day, Using CiviCRM 5.7.2 with Drupal 7.61, when editing a newsletter in CiviMail, the image browser always points me to $drupaldir/sites/all/modules/civicrm/persist/contribute/images/ no matter ...
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Civimail sparkpost extension stats / is my mail being delivered?

We are using the cividesk sparkpost extension on civicrm 5.5.3 and wordpress 4.9.8. In the last few days, we have sent 2 emails to the full list which is about 6,000 emails each, so it should be ...
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Event members only for 3 days then open to the public

I have a need to be able to enter a period when an event opens for registration/access to a file to members only for a period of time (normally 3 days). So the goal, to be clear, is to open an event ...
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Copying and pasting formatted text

Using a Mac laptop, when I copy formatted text from Mac Mail into a CiviMail newsletter I'm composing using Firefox, it does what I need. But doing the same using a Mac desktop, the pasted text is ...
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How to use Views to send a Mailing to a Selection of Recipients?

Drupal 7.60, Civicrm 5.6.0 I want to give to my users the ability to send a mail or mailing to a selection of recipients, based upon some cross selection of fields values. Views is a good tool for ...
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How do I replace the “From” address from my mailings?

I setup a default adress in CiviMail -> From Email Adresses , like this : "Example" <example@example.org> but the problem is that when I send mails, the "From adress" change and become : "...
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CiviMail error: “Sorry an error occurred and your information was not saved”

CiviCRM 5.6.1, WordPress 4.9.8, PHP 7.1.22, MySQL 5.7.23, WordFence 7.1.16 I just started getting this error when trying to create a mailing. It happens with Mosaico and traditional mailings. I ...
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CiviMail Mailing Scheduled But Not Sent

I have set up a mailing and scheduled it. The date and time has been and gone and the status is still scheduled... Any ideas where I am going wrong?
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How can I increase the rate at which the 'fetch bounce' job works

The scenario is that bounces weren't being fetched and there is now a major backlog, and that running 50 every cron is too slow to make real progress.
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How does civicrm handle automatically generated 'Unsubscribe' messages from google

Asking because in looking at some other bounce issues I notice a bunch of emails such as Unsubscribe - This message was automatically generated by Gmail in INBOX/CiviMail/ignored and just ...
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CiviMail - CiviCRM (Drupal 7): Problem with attached documents

We are having a problem when sending emails with attached documents from CiviCRM and happens in both ways simple and bulk emails. Three months ago, we hadn’t this problem, we sent a bulk email last ...
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Edit Message Template Permission

Can anyone shed some light on the new(ish) permissions for editing message templates? I'm moving to Civi 5.5.3 on Drupal 7 and noticed that now the permissions are broken out into CiviCRM: edit ...
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CiviCRM (Drupal 7) Problem sending bulk emails

Before anything I hope you can escuse my poor english and little technical knoledge. We are working with CiviCRM (4.2.7) on Drupal () and the function of bulk mail have sudenly stopped working. You ...
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Email signature is set but does not appear in messages I compose

This question: Customize a User's Signature indicates that it should be possible for CiviCRM to automatically include an email signature if one is set for the sending user. I have set a signature ...
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Completed emails showing on draft list

We've got 27 emails that show as completed, have a report, etc; however, they are showing on the list of Draft/Unscheduled emails. What could be causing this to happen? I'm trying to clean up the back-...
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Thousands of new contact records created from CiviMail (Postfix/Gmail?) mis-configuration

I have read documentation, but still am having a hard time understanding how I should change my configuration to fix this issue, esp. without causing other problems. Basically all seems to be working ...
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How do I call the Fatal Error Handler for extern/url.php?

I noticed my Fatal Error Handler wasn't being called when CiviCRM had problems processing trackable URLs in a CiviMail. My answer will tell you how to do this.
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Error when user uses “forward to a friend” using token in mailing

We have been seeing error messages such as the following in the Drupal syslog: Sep 26 22:05:13 prod drupal: UID 0 207.46.13.101|civicrm|https://www.example.com/civicrm/mailing/forward |$Fatal Error ...
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Amazon SES Bounce Processing

I have setup Amazon SES to send email from CiviMail. All the stats except bounces are coming back into the system. For bounces I followed this helpful post here https://www.compucorp.co.uk/node/1740 ...
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CiviMail SMTP error

I have configured SMTP on CiviCRM, All the details are correct I have received the test mail from CiviCRM mentioned that "SMTP settings are correct". But If I tried to send a campaign or an email to ...
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Can you use Mosaico to create message templates

Is this a thing that is possible? In other words to create a template in Mosaico (that is, the Mosaico CiviCRM extension) and to store it for use in User driven message templates such as emails?
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100% mailing have bounced : validation failed for <(INVALID)>

Hello after two modifications on the server and on CiviCRM, it becomes impossible to send any mailing. All the email adresses are "burned" with all the email addresses being wrongly tagged as bounced. ...