How to use a mailing list

Add people to the mailing list

  1. Go to Membership Management > Mass Subscription
  2. Mass subscription
  3. Type in the email addresses
  4. Type in an invite message
  5. Click on Submit Your Changes

Remove users from the mailing list

  1. Go to Privacy options > Subscription rules > Details for ban list
  2. Enter in the list of addresses which you would like to remove from the mailing list
  3. Remove users

    These people will then receive an email to say they have been removed from the mailing list.

  4. Click on Submit Your Changes

Approve posts from non-subscribers

  1. Go to Privacy options > Subscription rules
  2. Approve posts

    Here you can set it to receive approval from the list administrator of the new subscriptions. You can also set it to allow the subscribers to confirm their decision to join the list.

  3. Click on Submit Your Changes

Stop messages from non-subscribers

You can tell Mailman what to do when messages come from non-subscribers.

  1. Go to Privacy options > Sender filters > general non-member rules
  2. Choose Discard to automatically delete the message
  3. Choose Accept to post the message
  4. Choose Reject to send a message back indicating it has been rejected
  5. Click on Submit Your Changes

Stop messages from non subscribers

You will no longer receive messages from non-subscribers.

Add a moderator

Once the mailing list is set up, the owner can add moderators for the list:

  1. Login to the mailing list
  2. Under General Options
  3. Enter the email address(es) for the moderators under The list moderator email addresses
    Adding Moderators
  4. Click Submit Your Changes

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