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  • What's new

Interested In Learning A New Language? Mailgun Is Too!

Despite rapid changes in how users communicate with one another, email has remained the most ubiquitous form of communication on the Internet. Other channels like instant messaging have grown in popularity and usage but ultimately serve to supplement email rather than replace it. This is due to the open standards and extensibility of the SMTP protocol that has allowed for continual advancement while still maintaining backwards compatibility.

Josh Odom
3 min read
  • Best Practices

The Best DNS Blacklists – Not All Blacklists Are Created Equal

At Mailgun, we often get emails from customers letting us know about IPs appearing on blacklists. We want to set the record straight on this. Not all blacklists are created equal. Some blacklists you should care about, but there are others that you shouldn’t lose any sleep over.

Nick Schafer
3 min read
  • What's new

Analyze And Optimize Engagement With The New Campaigns

This was originally announced on March 28, 2017. Today we’re excited to introduce our new campaigns feature. Campaigns give developers and product teams the ability to better understand the performance and engagement of the messages that are being sent through Mailgun.

Josh Odom
3 min read
  • What's new

Mailgun Becomes An Independent Company

Originally Published on February 22, 2017. Today, we’re excited to announce that Mailgun has once again become an independent company! Despite this change in ownership, our commitment to building the best email automation service for developers hasn’t changed. From the beginning, our focus has been about putting the developer first and while we will continue to build around this foundation it remains central to our vision for Mailgun.

William Conway
2 min read
  • Security

Domain Verification Changes For New And Existing Domains

Mailgun is making several changes to our domain verification requirements, which will go into effect in two separate phases. This blog post contains a list of steps that you can reference to help you determine if you need to make any changes to your configuration to continue using the service.

Josh Odom
3 min read
  • For devs

Machine Learning For Everyday Tasks

Machine learning is often thought to be too complicated for everyday development tasks. We often associate it with things like big data, data mining, data science, and artificial intelligence. Sometimes it feels something like this:

Sergey Obukhov
5 min read
  • Customer Success

Behind The Scene At Jungle Disk: Reliable Email Communications With Mailgun

At Jungle Disk we provide data security to protect businesses from accidents and attacks by defending their networks and backing up their data. As a SaaS business, one of our primary communication channels with our customers is over email and deliverability matters which is why we use Mailgun with multiple unique IP addresses and individual email sending sub-domains for different activities.

Bret Piatt
4 min read
  • What's new

Mailgun Launches New Reporting Dashboard

Today, we’re excited to launch the new reporting section of the Mailgun dashboard. Our goal was to develop a new set of reports to provide better visibility into the messages that are being sent through the Mailgun service.

Josh Odom
3 min read
  • What's new

Mailgun API Outage – Post Mortem August 2016

On August 4th at 22:20 UTC, Mailgun was alerted to numerous reports of DNS resolution failures for our mailgun.net domain name, which is the primary domain name we use for our API. As we began investigating, we discovered that our domain had been placed in “client hold” state by our domain registrar, Dynadot.

Josh Odom
3 min read
  • Email DIY

Mailgun + Sendwithus Google Hangout Recording

In this hangout, Kelly from Sendwithus gave a demo of the Sendwithus platform and illustrated how you can use your Mailgun API key to take advantage of the cool marketing features Sendwithus has to offer.

Mailgun Team
1 min read
  • Best Practices

Email Remains The Most Effective Marketing Platform

This article was written and contributed by Rod Ussing at Lookahead.io. With the explosive growth of social media, some marketers have started to question whether email is still relevant to online marketing. Indeed, it’s not uncommon to see blog posts entitled “Email is Dead!” To examine this dramatic claim, let us take a look at the current status of email in marketing, and review a few facts along the way.

Mailgun Team
5 min read
  • Best Practices

Best Practices For Successful Email Delivery

This article was written and contributed by Rod Ussing at Lookahead.io. Composing good email is important but making sure it successfully reaches your recipients is critical. So many well-intended messages end up in spam (60% in a recent analysis). We talked a lot about the relationship between reputation and deliverability in our last post. Let’s talk about how to get your email into recipients’ inboxes reliably.

Mailgun Team
8 min read

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