List Name and Description

The List Name is important and will appear in several places.  For example, your List name typically appears at the bottom of each message sent.

The List Description is a short sentence describing the purpose of your Mailing List.  It needs to fit on one line, and be less than 80 characters in length.

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The List Name is included in the footer. In the example below, it would replace any text showing youremailgroup.

Let Subscribers know how to contact you, the List Owner.

You may want to publish the List Owner Address in the email footer, so Subscribers can easily contact you. If you have multiple moderators, they will all receive any Subscriber messages.

The List Owner Address is the name of your List with "-list-owner" appended. For example, if the name of your list was Surprise Party, then the List Owner Address would be [email protected].

Any email sent to the List Owner Address will be converted to plain text. All attachments will be removed. This prevents any type of virus or malware from being sent to your List through our servers.

How to change your List Name

Your List Name was created when we added your account. To change your List Name, follow the steps below:

Log into your mail-list account at

  • Click Rename Your List.
  • Enter your new List Name.
    • Between 3 and 27 characters long.
    • Dashes allowed.
    • Spaces not allowed.
  • Click Rename List.

How to add the List Description

Log into your mail-list account at

  • Click Customize Your List
  • Click List Moderator Settings
  • Click List Description
  • Describe your List in the space provided.
  • Click Save.

The List Description is only shown in error messages and web page confirmations. Most often, your Subscribers will not see the description.


Please see this post to learn how to access your account and change the settings.