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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Sending invoices to members in bulk

Is there any solution that can bulk email invoices to the members? For example a combination of the two features below: Email invoice: https://docs.civicrm.org/user/en/latest/contributions/invoicing/ ...
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why is the percentage of successful deliveries greater than the intended recipients in civi mailing report?

I have started experiencing some problems with bulk mailing, for at least 3 mailings the mailing report shows successful deliveries greater than the intended recipients. I have checked the detail ...
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DKIM - configuration question - HOW?

I'm trying to setup DKIM. Where does the private key get input? I've searched docs, and not finding anything. Using my hosting companies mail(). All good on SPF setup, creating keys, setting in DNS,...
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“Forward this email” creates contacts with e-mail and no first/last name

If you click the "Forward this Email" link on a CiviMail mailing, you get a screen that allows you to create records with no first/last name (see attached screenshot). Moreover, there's nothing to ...
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Can't create new mailing. Gets stuck on “Initializing…”

I am using civiCRM on Wordpress. I have configured my SMTP settings correctly as far as I'm aware. The test email sent fine. But when I got to 'Mailings' > 'New Mailing' it says 'initializing...' and ...
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How to force styles in CiviMail templates?

When a basic user uses a template to write an email, is there any way to force the styles in the message? For example, the most common case is when the user creates links in the message body and these ...
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Test Emails Not Working

Suddenly, CiviMail test emails are not working. Note that the emails themselves are going out without problems, just not the tests. Any idea of the problem and how to troubleshoot? CiviCRM version: ...
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Possible bug? “Enable Double Opt-in for Profile Group(s) field” displays twice

Seems that Enable Double Opt-in for Profile Group(s) field option has two identical copies in CiviMail Component Settings. Also present on test server. https://demo.circle-interactive.co.uk/
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How can I make a mailing public after it's been sent?

If a mailing has already been sent, how can we make the archive of it public? We didn't set the Visibility to Public when we were sending it. Is there a way to change this retroactively? Thanks.
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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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Has anyone compared the two Sparkpost extension?

Two Sparkpost extensions for Civimail have been released/updated in the last couple of days. https://github.com/cividesk/com.cividesk.email.sparkpost https://github.com/proexchange/com.pesc....
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Click tracking on anchor links

We recently re-designed a regular e-mail to include a "menu" at the top. The menu is a list of anchor links to sections further down the e-mail. However, we are not seeing any clicks being tracked ...
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Can I send automatic, scheduled e-mails about expiring or just-expired memberships?

Using CiviCRM 4.6.11, Drupal 7. We want to create a workflow for membership renewals, part of which will include automatic, scheduled e-mails to members with expiring or just-expired memberships. I ...
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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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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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CiviCRM Message Templates link changed, cannot find

We recently upgraded to 4.6.3, and the page message templates live at seems to have changed: the link in our menu bar (https://secularstudents.org/civicrm/admin/messageTemplates?reset=1) is returning ...
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Smarty only generating nulls from API calls

Using the Explorer, I built up the smarty code I need for a template to pull in address information on a contact for use in an email: {crmAPI var='result' entity='Address' action='get' contact_id=203}...
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Email-to-activity processing – create Activity at future date

I would like to be able to set tasks on a Contact using the Email-to-Activity processor. This would allow me to set Scheduled activities on a Contact in CiviCRM, like: Follow-up with Sally in two ...
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CiviMail Reports is not tracking email opens

I am using civi 4.7.29 on Wordpress 4.9.4 I noticed that civimail reports is not tracking the email opens after multiple sends. It is just showing "0". In the screen shot, you can see where it is ...
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How can I fix [civicrm.root] variable on an addon domain?

I believe [civicrm.root] is being computed incorrectly. Entering the absolute URLs in Settings > Resource URLs has been sufficient to fix most problems, but some problems persist. For example, ...
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CiviMail Bounce Type - Syntax

I am interested in learning what the Syntax Bounce Type is about. I have 77 of them from a recent email that was sent. Thanks! Gary
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How to embed Drupal Views in a CiviCRM Email Template?

Has anyone added a Drupal view to a CiviCRM template? For example, we have build a CiviCRM email template with a Latest news list on the right hand side of the template. We would like to pull in the ...
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“You are already subscribed to our newsletter” message

When someone who is already subscribed to our newsletter (i.e. they are a member of the relevant group) tries to subscribe to the newsletter again (for whatever reason, maybe the newsletters go to ...
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CiviMail not sending mails in 4.7.6 / Drupal 7 “DB Error: syntax error”

Since upgrading to 4.7.6 we have two CiviMail bulk emails with the status "Running" that have not actually been sent. In the scheduled jobs log there is this message: Finished execution of Send ...
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Mosaico and Imagemagick

I am trying to test the Mosaico email template plugin however I am getting an error saying that Imagemagick is not install. I checked with my hosting provider (Siteground) and they say that the PHP ...
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How to redirect after successful newsletter subscription

After a user signs up to receive newsletters (using the profile coming from CiviCRM/CiviMail), they receive a confirmation email. Upon clicking on the confirmation link in that email, they are taken ...
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Why does the mailer processQueue method 'shuffle' the array of possible locks?

https://github.com/civicrm/civicrm-core/blob/a2976e7c0c2515379e98ee9b5ebcf51acde4e540/CRM/Mailing/BAO/Mailing.php#L2867 $lockArray = range(1, $mailerJobsMax); shuffle($lockArray); // check if ...
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Possible cause? CiviMail sent “400%” of queued messages, hit each recipient 4 time

On a well established site that uses CiviMail and Groups for a range of mailing lists, a message was sent out this morning as usual to a list of over 1400 people. Inexplicably, each recipient ...
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Confusing CiviMail unsubscription confirmation screen

This is picking up on a topic from the old forum having to do with unsubscribe confirmation. (This feature is present in CiviCRM 4.6.2 as well as 4.5.8.) I agree that having to enter one's email ...
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Bounces not reaching bounce account

CiviCRM 5.19.2 WP 5.3 Testing my bounce settings, and I'm not sure whether I actually have a problem or not. I've set up both 'bounce' and 'activity processing' accounts, and their respective ...
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Group - Added (by Email) - how do i prevent this?

I have a contact which is a member of 2 groups and the status is "Added (by Email)" - i don't want this to be possible! on the same day, the account i use for bulk email received a (no subject) email ...
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templates_c cache files not being deleted

This is a problem I've had for three or four years, but never solved. I send a monthly mailing to about 50k contacts using CiviMail. Each mailing is scheduled using the standard CiviCRM job scheduling....
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External URL for CIVIMail on localhost installation

I have a locally installed civicrm. Sending mass mails works fine, but as images are stored locally on the server, recipients cannot see the images nor do click-through-URLs work (as they go over ...
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“on hold” - what happens with mailings

Given that a contact may have a number of email addresses, what happens if one of them are on hold (bounce) when that contact is to receive a mailing? There may be a number of scenarios here, I ...
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Is there a way to alternate between different outbound mail servers?

I would like to be able to use different mail servers to send different emails, for instance: all transactional emails (contribution receipt, event registration...) sent by our mail server, all mass ...
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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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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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E-mail body blank to some recipients

I'm having an issue similar to that described in Blank emails to some specific addresses When I send an e-mail to myself (using SMTP through Civi) it is fine. However, some recipients do not see the ...
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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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Mail editor defaulting to Ckeditor and text wrap issue

I have a Drupal multisite build and after upgrading to civi 4.6.10 noticed the default text editor for bulk mailings defaults to CKEditor...despite my settings in administor/customise data and screens/...
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Return-Path vs. unsubscribe and X-CiviMail-Bounce

Is there any reason that Civi would set unsubscribe and X-CiviMail-Bounce properly, but set return-path to reply-to instead? See the (modified) headers below. We changed mail servers not too long ...
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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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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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Is the AB testing in CiviMail broken?

I have a client who is very keen to use the AB testing facility in CiviMail. they are currently running on CiviCRM 4.7.27 and shortly to update. When they set up an AB mailing, they are specifying ...
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Angular Error: Module 'crmMailing' is not available! When CiviMail is enabled

We are running a Bitnami Stack for CiviCrm and Drupal on our own local VM server. https://bitnami.com/stack/civicrm Our versions are CiviCrm 4.7.13 Drupal 7.52 I grant access to CiviCrm features ...
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How to clone an AB test?

I'm trying to re-use an existing ab test, but unlike normal mailings, can't find a way to clone them Is there a way that is better than copy paste the content of the email and create a new ab test?
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Problems with editing recipient groups of CiviMail

Sometimes I cannot remove a group from recipient list of a Mailing. This can happen for instance when I re-use a mailing, but I want to change the group – I can add a new one, but clicking "x" on the ...
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Can one change the order of Groups shown on a profile?

I would like to change the order of the set of groups that are displayed to a user. In my case, I'm working with Mailing List groups, and all five are set to "Public Pages" visibility. If they are ...
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How can I send “Birthday wish” email to contact?

I have tried to create a smart group for the contact who's birthday is today and send an email via civirules, but search builder doesn't have option to set the date as "Today". Is there any ...
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List of mailings with public view

I can't seem to find any info on this so don't know if it exists! I would like to create a page that provides a list of all recent mailings from civiMail but with just their public view behind the ...

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