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How do I send to Multiple Email Addresses for a contact in CiviMail?

Yes! Go to /civicrm/admin/setting/preferences/mailing and check "Enable multiple bulk email addresses for a contact". Then check the boxes for all of a contact's addresses that should be included in a ...
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How to change hard coded limit of 50 transactional emails?

It's recommended to use CiviMail for larger mailouts. It's worth understanding the potential consequences of using "simple CiviCRM mail" to do mails in bulk; eg: Harming your own site's spam ...
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How NOT to send email to "Activity Assignee" when assigned an activity

In CiviCRM Administration > Display Preferences you can turn off emails to activity assignees globally civicrm/admin/setting/preferences/display?reset=1
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Cron sending reports weekly

You can set up cron jobs besides the main one driving all the scheduled jobs on the Scheduled Jobs page. The way to do it is explained at http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Managing+...
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Is there a way to enable or install the full version of CKEditor in CiviCRM 4.6.x?

The difference between the "full" and "standard" CKEditor is one of plugins. You can drop additional plugins into the ckeditor plugins folder at: <civicrmroot>/packages/ckeditor/plugins. ...
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Customize a User's Signature

You can only edit the email signature when you open the full edit screen for your contact, not when you do an inline edit for email addresses. Go open the contact whose signature you want to set ...
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How can I provide mailing receipients an "Unsubscribe All" option?

There is no built-in "Unsubscribe All" function in CiviCRM, though there is a User Opt Out option from CiviMail, as well as a Do Not Email setting. Unsubscribe The unsubscribe link is ...
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Is there a way to enable or install the full version of CKEditor in CiviCRM 4.6.x?

That's a good question. In the current version of Civi there is no UI for adding buttons to the CKEditor toolbar. However I think it would be relatively easy, especially since we now have a pluggable ...
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Escaping quotes in ckeditor breaks smarty-syntax

Adding config.entities = false; to the ckeditor-config packages/ckeditor/config.js prevent ckeditor from escaping special characters. This avoids the issue with smarty-syntax. But I am not sure if ...
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CiviCRM not sending mails

It may be that you have set your email to go to a file. Check your civicrm.settings.php (mine's in sites/default under the Drupal root). Look for the lines referring to CIVICRM_MAIL_LOG and make sure ...
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How can I set up an incoming email (or bounce) account on GMail with OAuth?

This assumes you've already created a G Suite user and can successfully log into their e-mail manually. On CiviCRM Enable the OAuth extension. Go to Administer menu » System Settings » OAuth. Click ...
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How do I configure SMTP with STARTTLS?

For performance, avoid remote SMTP entirely. Using SMTP directly to hosted mail products will be tangibly slower while the SMTP transaction blocks the PHP request; having a "real" local MTA which ...
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Email me every time someone makes a contribution

If you have it set to email a receipt to the contributor you can have that receipt bcc'd to you. In Manage Contribution at the bottom of the receipt tab page is the option to cc or bcc someone.
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How can I include a custom template file in an email template using smarty?

I dont think CiviCRM does this by default However, I do think this is a good idea and makes sense to include it in core for non-civimail mailings (which already have a header/footer) Might want to ...
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How can I send a copy of a receipt to member who has already recieved it during signup?

Via Contributions > Find Contributions (civicrm/contribute/search) you can search for the contributions in question, then select Print or Email Contribution Receipts. The next page is titled Print ...
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Is it possible to notify a staff coordinator for offline/backend contributions?

CiviRules is available and you can use it to do what you want. There is documentation as well :-) If you want to use CiviRules to send an email you will also need the send email API (and please pull ...
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Bounce handling not working

Please do NOT use a gmail address for the bounces, it won't work (a google app email is fine however). It will fail you in two different but both bad ways: if you use mail() or a local smtp mailer ...
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Email me every time someone makes a contribution

If you need a more complicated workflow you could also use the CiviRules extension. That way you could send an email to a backoffice manager when certain criteria are met and when other criteria are ...
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CiviMail - What is it? Need Info?

CiviMail is a mailing feature that interacts with your mail server much like the 'Email' action you mentioned. The main difference is design ability and ability to handle mass mailing campaigns to ...
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Is there a way to create an an automatic email if someone is removed from a group?

I think this should be possible with using the CiviRules extension.
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{domain...} tokens not parsed in regular mail?

Domain tokens are not replaced when trying to send email activity for a contact. This seems like a bug in civicrm or wrong documentation. This can be fixed by applying below patch. diff --git a/CRM/...
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How do I send automatic Thank You emails for different donation amounts and donation types?

I've not tried this, but the Smarty mail template allows for conditional statements. So you maybe could create one email with different outputs, Some older tutorials: https://wiki.civicrm.org/...
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CiviMail Unsubscribe link goes to an empty Wordpress page

Do you have a basepage set? Without a basepage, WordPress will use index.php and unpredictable results will occur. Go to Administer -> System Settinngs -> CMS Database integration. In WordPress ...
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Migrating email servers

I'm reasonably sure that if you don't have a valid mail server, the mail will be lost. I mitigate this by installing a mail server (Postfix) on the same server as CiviCRM, and use that to relay to ...
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Why are contacts not receiving emails when do not email not checked?

You may have zombies. I use this term not because it's almost Halloween, but because imports can leave you with undead contacts, and this may be a variation of that. Boolean (yes/no) fields in ...
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Inserting images in mailing

There are two issues going on here. First, you have images that you attempt to resize, but they are appearing wrong for many recipients. Second, you can't fix the images. I can't answer the second ...
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Can you use civicrm for inbound marketing instead of HubSpot?

You can create webforms with CiviCRM to capture the data you're requesting. With the CiviRules extension, you can easily send automated email on a schedule like you describe. In fact, CiviRules was ...
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Civi does not email to some contacts (Not CiviMail, just mail)

Thanks to michaelmcandrew's comment I investigated deeper and found the reason being a bug. Created issue https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-19876 which is really weird but contains a somehow ...
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Scheduled reminders - Email head css attributes are being stripped out

The main issue seems to be the <style> tag defined in the templates. Schedule Reminder uses smarty engine by default which strips down the css styles defined. This doesn't occur in CiviMail ...
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Difference using primary vs main email address

A contact can have several emails. To distinguish them, each has a category: is this her professional email, her private one...? And no matter how many emails a contact has, civi needs to know which ...
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