Re: [PHP] Re: Thoughts Please About Design Strategy for Club Mailing List
- Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:25:24 -0700
- From: Muddsar Jamil <mjamil114@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PHP] Re: Thoughts Please About Design Strategy for Club Mailing List
On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 11:16 AM, Curtis Maurand <curtis@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> You need a better shared hoster. Siteground comes to mind (disclaimer, I
> do not work for them. I host websites and have mailman available to my
> users.). Siteground does limit to 200 recipients at a time, but since your
> list is 40.
> You could also lease a VPS and run mailman or phplist. That would also
> get you cron and sendmail.
> Just a couple of thoughts.
> On 3/30/2016 12:09 AM, B. Aerts wrote:
>> On 30/03/16 00:48, Stephen wrote:
>>> I am building a LAMP site on a shared server, Hostpapa, and I want to be
>>> able to send emails to a mailing list. I have build sites before, but a
>>> mailing list is new to me.
>>> Sendmail and cron are not available in this environment.
>>> I will have a table for member data, including their email address.
>>> I currently have 40 members, and expect to grow to no more than 200.
>>> Members will join through a web form, and I want to update the table
>>> with a “pending” status.
>>> Using data in the table, I want to send emails to each member. I am
>>> wondering about load.
>>> Will the PHP mail() function be OK? Do I have to be concerned about
>>> I would like to send a discrete email to each member. Or is just a big
>>> BCC going to work?
>>> Anything else I should think about?
>>> Thanks in advance.
>> Hi Steven,
>> be aware some ISP's limit the numbers of mails sent per hour, to avoid
>> mailbots sending spam from their domain.
>> Better check in advance with your ISP what the limits are ( max.
>> recipients per mail, max. # of mails per hour )
>> Other than that, I don't think 200 members is that big to handle.
> Curtis Maurand
> curtis@xxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:curtis@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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