Dropping Dressprow theme from future releases

phpList was initially launched back in 2000, the first Open Source email marketing software. Since that date a lot have changed on the product itself and the people who contribute to making it possible. All these years phpList has improved in various directions in an effort to meet the needs of its users. “Trevelin” was… [+]

phpList manual: we need your screenshots

The phpList manual now has a new home on BookStack, an Open Source documentation software. The new version of this manual contains updated information which describes the latest versions of phpList and updated illustrations. Want to help and bring your use case on the phpList manual? On the 45 chapters of the Manual all users… [+]

phpList infobooth at OSCAL

Attending Open Source Conference Albania – OSCAL

For the fourth year in a row phpList was present at the Open Source Conference Albania (OSCAL) which takes place in Tirana, Albania. OSCAL is an annual conference in organised each May to promote software freedom, Open Source software, Free Culture and Open Knowledge. Once again, phpList supported and sponsored the event. OSCAL brings together… [+]

Localising phpList: Pootle to Weblate

For many years the phpList community has been successfully localising phpList, with 17 languages close to 100% supported, and phpList servers installed in 83 countries. But, why “localise” and not “translate”? The aim is to adapt phpList in a comprehensive and user friendly way, rather than merely translating individual words or sentences. For a long… [+]

phpList Community Developer’s meeting

The phpList community consists of a large number of users and contributors who provide information and develop the future of the project. Last week we had an online meeting of leading community members which took place to discuss recent phpList changes and plans. Four contributors and three phpList Ltd staff participated. After catching up on… [+]

Mariana: phpList’s new Community Manager

phpList consists of a diverse community of people, who work together to make and use the best Open Source newsletter and email marketing solution in the world. To encourage and support this community comes Mariana Balla, our new Community Manager. For the past three years Mariana has participated in international Open Source communities including Fedora… [+]

Automatic Updater: an easier way to upgrade phpList

A fuss-free means of upgrading to the latest phpList features is the most community-requested feature of all time, and now it’s here for testing. From phpList 3.3.7 onwards, upgrading to the next version can be achieved in four clicks. This feature has been regularly requested in the Forum, Issue tracker, and at meetups. A key… [+]

phpList Bug Squashing Party – 3 bugs squashed, 7 installations, 16 changes on the manual

Last Saturday 15 hackers, translators, testers and documenters brought the phpList “Bug Squashing Party” to life at Open Labs Hackerspace in Tirana. The event aimed to get first-time contributors to improve phpList, sharing their skills and putting them into practice; getting their hands dirty with a widely-used Open Source application. To keep the event buzzing… [+]

A security review of phpList REST API

APIs are essential for building applications that are open and can integrate with other applications and services, yet with the openness of APIs comes a challenge: APIs can create additional security risks, as they increase the number of ways in which malicious actors could get into applications. Therefore, when developing APIs, careful design and security… [+]

Public Pages Updated Style

phpList public pages, getting the latest look

With phpList 3.3.2 back in May, a new look for public pages was introduced. The default design was greatly improved but to avoid overwriting admin customisations, the improvements were not applied during phpList version upgrades so, only fresh installations of phpList with a new database could benefit from these improvements.   One of the improvements in… [+]