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… [+]
Category Archives: User
phpList 4 and API update: what can you do now?
The next generation of phpList, version 4, has been under development for some time. It’s still in the early stages (Alpha 1), but already provides useful API functionality. Here’s an update on what it is, what you can do with it, and short-term goals. What is it? A ground-up rewrite of phpList 3 using best… [+]
New guide for use of phpList logos and trademarks
Today new advice on how to use trademarks related to phpList has been published as the Trademark Guidelines. phpList is used widely for both sending and managing email campaigns, and also providing newsletter services and software from community members to others. Because it is Open Source software both created and deployed by an international community,… [+]
SitePoint reviews phpList for Open Source Week
Technical publishing house SitePoint.com published a review of phpList today as part of a week of Open Source articles geared towards developers and administrators. They conclude: “The business model of phpList is great: It offers a decentralized, self-hosted software solution for everyone to run for free, while it also has a competitive pricing for its… [+]
How we cleaned our lists, reduced our bounce-rate and doubled our open rate with phpList
I’m a partner in Freeform Games, a small UK-based publisher of downloadable murder mystery party games. We use the phplist.com service to send our email marketing campaigns. We recently became aware that Gmail and other large providers had started to spam-filter our mailouts: consultation with phpList staff revealed that we had a high bounce rate which… [+]
phpList Hack Sprint in Albania
By Suela Palushi, event organiser and Business Informatics student in Tirana, Albania Photography by Andis Rado After a very successful translation sprint where thanks to team work our contributors got to translate phpList to Albanian (all in one night :D) this time we thought to get hands on some more technical stuff. So on 10th October… [+]
Can you test Release Candidates?
Last summer we started trialling some new ways for people to get involved in phpList development. We tested a few things, and found that the release candidate method had a great response. Our next release candidate is due very soon. You can sign up to receive it by using the subscribe form immediately below, or… [+]
phpList 3.2.2: how to use the new LOGO placeholder
A cool new feature in phpList 3.2.2 allows the upload of a logo to the main settings page. The logo can then be inserted into campaign templates using the new [LOGO] placeholder: this system helps you change the logo across all templates in one go, with just a few clicks. Read on to find out… [+]
The gift of Open: we have liftoff
To Celebrate phpList’s 15th birthday we asked the phpList community to nominate Open Source projects to receive unlimited gratis use of phpList.com. Each nominee has now been sent their goodiebag. The nominations In total, 20 projects were nominated. These ranged from community lead endeavours such as DokuWiki and Inkscape, through Open Source favourites like Piwik… [+]
phpList: import emails tutorial
phpList: Importing your list This tutorial covers importing your lists into phpList three different ways: Copy and paste your list of emails Upload a file with email addresses Upload a file with email addresses and additional attribute data.