How to Keep Emails to Your Mailing List Short
Some mailing lists attract wordy people, and you can control the maximum length of messages to your list.
And at the same time, let the complete message be posted in the searchable web archives, so that people can read it there.
You must have Mobile First Formatting turned on
Look for this option near the bottom of the section
Input a number between 10 and 2000
The body of your message will then be truncated at the end of the sentence after your word count is matched.
If the message contained attachment(s), they will be kept at the top of the message, and those words will not be counted towards your maximum number of words.
Customize the explanation subscribers will receive
Note, this option will be grayed out and inaccessible, unless the option above is turned on
Click on the Use Default Value button to customize
Before - Use Default Value
After - Use Default Value
We will output the current values for the maximun number of words and the web archive password.
So if you change the number of words to truncate after, or the web password, come back here and update this message.
If you do not want your web archive password printed in everybody's email, edit it to blanks
Long messages to your subscribers will now be truncated
For both subscribers getting each individual message, and for people on the digest