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Yahoo and AOL throttling – The Mailgun Festivus Airing of Grievances Part Two

  You might have thought we were done airing our grievances this Festivus season, but we have to inform you that yo...

  • 3 min read
  • December 7, 2018

Recent Articles

Email Address Validation with External Services

Email Address Validation with External Services

Shruti Sridharan is a full stack Salesforce Developer with close to 3 years of experience working on almost every facet of th...

  • 4 min read
  • November 27, 2018
Mailgun Festivus — The Airing of Grievances for Black Friday Marketing Emails

Mailgun Festivus — The Airing of Grievances for...

The holidays are right around the corner — whether you like that cliché statement or not. While everyone is out enjoying...

  • 4 min read
  • November 16, 2018
Reverse DNS White labeling — Hello, my name is…

Reverse DNS White labeling — Hello, my name is&...

DNS is about as old as the internet itself, and it’s easy to understand why. Domain names are way easier to memorize and ...

  • 2 min read
  • November 9, 2018
Mailgun + Dyspatch: Building a Bridge Between Developers and Marketers

Mailgun + Dyspatch: Building a Bridge Between D...

Everyone knows that Mailgun is the email service built by and for developers who need a powerful email infrastructure. If y...

  • 3 min read
  • November 2, 2018
Scary Sending – Mailgun Halloween 2018

Scary Sending – Mailgun Halloween 2018

Halloween marks the start of the holidays for us here in the US, and a lot of marketing campaigns are ramping up right abou...

  • 2 min read
  • October 31, 2018
What Toasters and Distributed Systems Might Have in Common

What Toasters and Distributed Systems Might Hav...

A few months ago we released automatic IP Warm Up, but we never got to talk about how it’s implemented. Today, we’re goin...

  • 10 min read
  • October 22, 2018
The Bug Hunt is On — Mailgun Goes Public with Bugcrowd

The Bug Hunt is On — Mailgun Goes Public with B...

We talk a lot about security around here at Mailgun, but what exactly do we do about it? Besides features like 2FA and teachi...

  • 1 min read
  • October 18, 2018
Email Open Rates: Decoded

Email Open Rates: Decoded

Sending email is one thing; having someone open the email is another.  Your open rate with any given list is one of the firs...

  • 3 min read
  • October 12, 2018
Epic Rep Battle – Marketing Versus Transactional Emails

Epic Rep Battle – Marketing Versus Transa...

Imagine this scenario — you’re a sender that is sending massive amounts of email left and right from the same domain with...

  • 4 min read
  • October 5, 2018
Interview with a TAM

Interview with a TAM

Tall tales spread about our Technical Account Managers around the office. Some say they never sleep nor eat, and others whisp...

  • 3 min read
  • September 28, 2018

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