Mass Mailer FAQ
Problems with sending pure html messages
Question: I am having problems with sending pure HTML messages. Either
they are rejected by mail servers or appear in the Bulk or Junk Email folders.
How can I get this around?
Brief Answer: Create your HTML messages
in Outlook Express, save them as EML files, and use them in 1st Mass Mailer as
Answer: This problem occurs because of a new standard for
SMTP protocol taken a while ago due to which all pure HTML email messages must
be considered as bulk emails. This means that most of email providers will
reject such messages or put them into the Bulk or Junk Mail folders. This
decision was taken because most of regular email clients do not send email
messages in pure HTML format.
To get this around you should create your
messages in Outlook Express in rich-text format then save them as EML files
using the File->SaveAs command from the main menu of Outlook Express's
message editor. EML format is an HTML plus plain-text multipart mixed format
actualy containing both: HTML and plain-text versions of your
You can easily design your messages in Outlook Express looking
the same way as your pure HTML messages or you can just open your old HTML
message in Internet Explorer, select all content using the Ctrl+A key
combination on your keyboard, copy it to the Clipboard, paste it to the Outlook
Express's message editor then save this new message as EML file using the
File->SaveAs command from the main menu of Outlook Express's message
After you get your EML file you should open 1st Mass Mailer,
create a new messages, select type of message as External EML message
file, enter the location of your EML file (manually enter the full file path
or press the Browse button to select it with Windows Explorer), then save
the message by clicking on the Ok button.
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