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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How do I modify the new 4.6 CiviMail form?

I am the author of a CiviCRM extension that needs to disable, depending on configuration, the URL tracking and open tracking checkboxes of the mailing form. In version 4.4 this was accomplished using ...
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CiviMail: What is the expected behaviour when unsubscribing from a mailing sent to a parent group?

I'm sure I remember reading somewhere ages ago that when unsubscribing from a mailing sent to a parent group, the contact would be removed from all of the child groups that they belong to that are ...
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Does archiving mailings do anything in particular?

CiviMail has an option to archive mailings (when browsing mailings). Does changing the status to archived have any concrete impact on mailings, such as cleaning up information in the database? If not,...
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How to disable or fix the wysiwyg editor on civimail

Oh joy of wysiwyg editors, that are going to alter the html you have so carefully typed to be compatible with all the mail clients in their glorious diversities... For some mailings at least, I'd ...
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Does CiviMail SMTP work with Amazon AWS SES?

Would like to use AWS SES as the SMTP service for CiviMail. The AWS SMTP is set up and authorized but not working with CiviMail. Has anyone done this successfully? Are there any special ...
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Why is test email but not mail campaigns working with Amazon SES with CiviCRM?

I have configured Amazon SES with CiviCRM, after configure outbond setting in CiviCRM I got mail from my CRM via amazonses.com with Subject "Test for SMTP settings" and body "SMTP settings are ...
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How can I reference a contact's Drupal/Wordpress/Joomla account with a CiviMail token?

From time to time we need to send messages through CiviMail that include a contact's CMS (Drupal/Wordpress/Joomla) username or ID. How can we add this to the available tokens?
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Can we add an approval process/queue to emails sent through CiviCRM?

We're a fairly large NGO that is trying to consolidate and control emails to major gift donors (VIPs). We have an accounting department and a student sponsorship department that produce different ...
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Case ID in e-mails from case

When sending e-mails from a case in CiviCRM the subject line contains a hashed case id between square brackets. It looks something like [case #a234db] Subject of the e-mail which is not really user ...
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How can I chase up mailing list subscribers who don't confirm their opt-in?

When someone adds themselves to a group that is configured as a mailing list they get sent an email with a confirmation link. The email includes the token: {subscribe.url} We now have something like ...
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Print PDF and Send to Contact

We currently use CiviEvent extensively for online courses. When a person completes a course, we're able to use our certificate template to print out tokenized PDFs and then send those to the ...
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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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help on wordpress for send mailling

I want to send mailling with civcrm and it doesn t work i resume : i install wordpress, i install civcrm for wordpress extension and i install mosaico extension too ok no problem in wordpress -> i ...
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“Content-ID” in email attachments

I need to add image(no public) in a email. Initially I tried "Inline Embedding" but gmail, ... block the images, now I'm trying to add with "CID Embedded Images" Exist some way to add the Content-ID ...
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Can't send or test bulk mail, but test mail succeeds in System Settings / Outbound email / SMTP

Civi 4.7.20 / WP 4.8 For the past several weeks, we've been unable to send out any emails or test mails through CiviMail. No errors are logged, and even with backtrace displayed and error debugging ...
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Siteground Email - How to configure?

I am on Siteground hosting services. Everything is great except for civiMail. The issue is their outbound service drops the majority of my bulk emails because I'm feeding their servers too fast. ...
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Mail not send if preferred_mail_format is NULL

I had some contacts who complain of not receiving mailings. In communication preferences, email formats were 'both' for all contacts. Quite by chance, I went to look in the log file, where there were ...
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Unable to load the recipients group when sending mailing with Civimail

I am running CiviCRM 5.17.4 on Wordpress 5.2.3. The problem I am facing is that I am unable to send mailing to mailing lists (defined as groups) via CiviMail. When I try to enter the group in the ...
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4.7.15 breaks civimail styles and templates (fullPage doesn't help)

Since upgrading to Civi 4.7.15 CKEditor is stripping out the email headers and style tags on three Drupal 7 sites. One site is hosted on a shared/multi-site and the other two on AegirVPS. This ...
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Setting up Cron and CiviMail

CiviCRM is telling me I need to set up Cron jobs and CiviMail, but I've looked at the documentation and it's all Greek to me. How can I get help with setting these up? I'm using Wordpress with ...
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After upgrading to 4.6.7 Civimail fails to send mail

The error message reads: Failed to run permission check: Unrecognized target entity table (civicrm_note)
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Civimail Not working after upgrade to 4.7.21 with Joomla 3.7.3 unless I turn on debugging

I run 3 instances of Civi with pretty much the same setup - All had been working fine on 4.7.20 4.7.21 not so much - 2 of the 3 instances get stuck at Initializing... when creating a new mailing or ...
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What will be the way to give user public access to check their contribution?

What will be the best way to give event registrant to check their payment and contribution status through an public front end form? Is an email address with CAPTCHA authentication field appropriate ...
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How do contact hashes work, and how do I keep them secure?

Currently we don't use contact hashes but we'd really like to. My understanding is that contact hashes are exposed as a token that can be used in CiviMail where they are appended to links. They're ...
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Why can't I send bulk SMS (even though I can send individually)?

I'm working for Engineers Without Borders Galicia and we are migrating our volunteer managing system to CiviCRM. I'm experiencing something quite like this bug: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/...
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What does Group Type = Mailing List do?

When you create a group in CiviCRM there are two tick boxes for Group Type: Access Control and Mailing List. I presumed that the latter controlled whether that group was available in CiviMail, however ...
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Mailings - Disabled Next/Test Buttons

New mailings with all required fields and the default responsive template do not enable the Next or Test mailing buttons. As a workaround I can reuse an old mailing and update the fields. The last ...
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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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How to set default for 'Unsubscribe Group' in civimail

Do a search using 'Find Contacts' Select a few and choose task 'Email - schedule/send via CiviMail' How do I set default value for Unsubscribe Group? Any help is much appreciated.
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Inbound Email - Formatting? (emails with HTLM code are ignored)

Can emails with HTML code (images, tables, etc.) be brought into CiviCRM with the inbound email job? Any emails I have with images or tables get ignored by the Process Inbound Emails job. In ...
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How to generate group unsubscribe link

We're using Google Groups Sync to synchronize our members in CiviCRM with groups in Google Groups. However, if the user unsubscribes from the list using the Google Groups link, Google Groups Sync will ...
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How can I send a cc: of an Activity assignment e-mail to another user, as an FYI?

When adding new assigned and scheduled (or completed) Activities, I want to be able to send a cc: of the Activity assignment e-mail to another user, to whom the Activity is not assigned, as well as ...
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Difficulty setting up CiviMail on Bluehost

I'm following the instructions here: http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/CiviMail+Installation and I've been running into some obstacles. 1) Bluehost does not support sub-addressing ...
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Why can't I upload images to mailings?

I'm using civiCRM 4.6 Wordpress 4.1.5 hosted on Bluehost. Can you upload images to mailings via image properties>upload>send to server? This seems to navigate to page that doesn't exist and the ...
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Integrating CiviMail tracked links with Google Analytics

I'm in the process of cleaning up our analytics tracking, and I've realised that one of the gaps we have is between the tracked links in our CiviMail mailings and Google Analytics. The main thing we ...
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CiviMail Unsubscribe link goes to an empty Wordpress page

How do I troubleshoot a non-working Unsubscribe link through CiviMail? In using CiviMail to send a mass mailing, the required Unsubscribe function creates a link like this: http://get-hope-global.org/...
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New CiviMail does not use the 'CMS editor' set in 'Display settings'

We recently upgraded to 4.6.2 but CiviMail does not present the Joomla Default WYSIWYG editor like it did in previous versions but only displays the CKEditor. We are using JCE editor and it's ability ...
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Reply-to e-mail address using CiviMail in 4.6.3 defaults to system default

We recently upgraded to 4.6.3, and now the reply-to email address in CiviMail e-mails defaults to the system e-mail, not the From sender e-mail address, as previously. I could not duplicate on the ...
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Missing Input Parameters Error

I've been seeing a few strange errors on one of my CiviCRM (4.4.4) site recently. ***ERROR*** Array ( [message] => Missing input parameters [code] => ) ... REQUEST_METHOD: GET ...
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Disable opt-in e-mails for joining groups

I use a custom Drupal Webform for contacts to join groups. This happens within a restricted environment, the user is logged in and managing his/her own profile behind a password. I don't want any e-...
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When sending mailing incorrect amount of contacts displayed

I have a mailing list group called "All Contacts". It has about 450 contacts with valid email addresses that we would like to send email to. When we go to "New Mailing" and select All Contacts it ...
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Is there a bug when placing a token inside quotation marks in CiviMail 4.6.2+?

I have a mailing template with this snippet: Trouble seeing this email? <a href="{mailing.viewUrl}">Read in your browser</a>. In previous versions of CiviCRM, the token would render ...
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Event Error - civi_flexmailer_required_tokens

Everytime I try to make an event, or access any page with event information, I get the following error: You have requested a non-existent service "civi_flexmailer_required_tokens". Using latest Civi ...
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Tracking links that have been added via tokens

I have created a token using hook_civicrm_tokenValues that inserts content into a CiviMail. The content includes URLs that we want to track. As I understand it (and I don't understand it very well) ...
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Successful deliveries 178%. Why?

Sometimes I have more than 100% successful deliveries in the mailings. For a 2700 intended recipients I can have 4800 successful deliveries. I wonder why this happens! This group contains around ...
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Mailing - “Send Test” button not a button

When trying to send a test mailing, the preview and test email box appears to be improperly drawn and the "Send Test" button doesn't appear to work. I tried upgrading CiviCRM (from 4.6.2 to 4.6.4) but ...
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How can I show users the mailings they have been sent?

I am using CiviCRM 4.6.x with Drupal 7. I would like users who are logged in to be able to see a table or list of all of the mailings they have been sent. The should be able to click on the subject ...
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Civimail is not sending scheduled mailings, could it be Cronjob syntax or Bluehost?

Relevant set-up information: Hosting: Bluehost Shared Hosting CMS: WordPress CiviCRM version: 5.25.0 Here's what works: Sending email from via "Contacts > New Mail" Sending a test mail ...
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Inserting images in mailing

When creating a mailing, the draft looks fine, but when sending a test, , the images seem to be in all sorts of strange sizes for some people, as if redefining the size in the draft didn’t happen (the ...
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CiviMail forward to a friend not working (Mailing is not forwarded to the given email address.)

Any ideas on why this is occuring? I click the forward to a friend link in the civimailing in my inbox, fill in an email, then press forward. I am then presented with the error "Mailing is not ...