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Everything you need to know about sending email with APIs

Are you creating an e-commerce web page that needs to send transactional emails to customers? A developer building a web application that needs to send messages to email...

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Six deliverability strategies to keep you off ISP naughty lists this holiday season

Old Kris Kringle’s not the only one who makes a list and checks it twice. ISPs are notoriously scrupled when it comes to evaluating senders on their way to the inbox. While...

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Build Laravel 9.x email authentication with Mailgun and Digital Ocean

When it was first released, Laravel version 5.7 added a new capability to verify user’s emails. If you’ve ever run php artisan make:auth within a Laravel app you’ll know the...

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Building and using AMP emails

AMP emails are dynamic, and have a measurable effect on ecommerce and email strategies. Senders are starting to add AMP emails to their email playbooks but this...

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): Why should you care?

There’s been an ongoing gold rush, not for precious metals, but for personal consumer data. For a while, this highly valuable resources was up-for-grabs with minimal or non...

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5 tips for building data-driven email campaigns

Spray and pray – that used to be the name of the email marketing game. But these days, bulk email just doesn't cut it anymore. If only there were a way to make personalized...

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How to quickly bake Mailgun with PHP

When I started coding, I remember debating whether I would want to learn ASP.NET vs PHP. I read thousands of bulletin boards on...

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How to send transactional email in a NodeJS app using the Mailgun API

Sending transactional emails is easy regardless of your tools. If you use a NodeJS helper library, this walkthrough will help you get set up in Mailgun. Read more...

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Which SMTP port should I use? Understanding ports 25, 465 & 587

Which SMTP port should you use — port 25, port 465, or port 587? Click to learn more about Mailgun's guide to understanding SMTP ports...

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Email Scams: How to spot and avoid them

Not to be dramatic but falling victim to email scams can destroy a person’s life, cripple a business, cost millions of dollars, and waste countless hours of time. The worst part is...

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