User ManualEmail Discussion Group User Guide Mobile First FormattingHow do I forward an HTML message (IE fancy newsletter) to my list?

How do I forward an HTML message (IE fancy newsletter) to my list?

Mail-list.com sends messages in plain text only. If you forward an HTML message (like a formatted newsletter with photos), readers will only see the text. The message may look jumbled.

Your mail-list account has an option for HTML messages. Once this option is turned on, our system will insert a link into your message. Your subscribers can click the link and view the HTML message online. It will look exactly as published.

Use the Web Interface

Log into your mail-list account at https://database.mail-list.com.

  • Click Customize Your List.
  • Click Mobile First Formatting.
  • Click Forward Fancy Newsletters....
  • Click Yes.
  • Click Save.
Select "Yes" and save your settings.

Example Email to Subscribers

Subscribers can click the link and view the original message.  They can also view just the message text in the body of the email. This may be helpful and appreciated for anyone viewing the message on a mobile device.

NOTE: This option will remove any attachments in the forwarded email.

Here is an example of an email that your subscribers will get when you forward an HTML email to them.