User ManualEmail Discussion Group User Guide SubscribeHow do I subscribe somebody to my list through the Confirmed Opt-in process?

How do I subscribe somebody to my list through the Confirmed Opt-in process?

Confirmed opt-in means that the subscriber must confirm they want to be added to your list.

You can either use our web interface or send a command via email.  

The subscription process is described below using a flowchart.

Using the web interface for this change:

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

  • Click Manage Subscribers
  • Click Add or Remove Subscribers
  • Complete details shown below
  • Choose an email address to send the results/confirmation.
  • Click Add/Remove Subscribers button
Click on "Add or Remove Subscribers", fill out the details and click "Add/Remove Subscribers":

Confirmation of your request:

A window will open to confirm your request:

Using an email command for this change:

Alternatively, you can send an email to our system with this command:  INVITE

After sending an email with a command, you will receive two emails from our system in less than 15 minutes.  

Example of YOUR email to us:

Alternatively, you can send an email to our system with the command: INVITE

If you have chosen the Command Receipt Audit Trail option, you will receive the following report:

If you have turned on the Command Receipt Audit Trail, you will receive the following report

To stop receiving receipts of commands, see How Do I Stop The Sending of Command Receipts

Example of email confirmation to subscriber:

Each subscriber will receive an email asking them to confirm their subscription.

Each subscriber will also receive an email from our system asking them to confirm their subscription, which will look like this:

When the new subscriber clicks the link to confirm or sends a Reply email, their email address will be added to your list.

Example of Welcome Message:

The subscriber receives a Welcome Message after their email address is added.

The subscriber will get your Welcome Message after their email address is subscribed. Here is an example:

You can customize the Welcome Message by accessing your mail-list account to make changes.

Click here for detailed instructions.

Helpful Information:
When you access the Welcome Message in your mail-list account, you will notice "subscraddr". Wherever you insert "subscraddr", it will be replaced with the subscriber's email address when a Welcome Message is sent to them.

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