New Subscribers: Monitor New Subscribers

The Read Only Option allows you to place Subscribers in a special status. They receive all messages sent to the List but cannot send a message without your approval.

Read Only Option Workflow

Read Only Option

Use the Web Interface to Change Settings

1. Turn this Feature On

Log into your mail-list account at

  • Click Customize Your List.
  • Click Miscellaneous Settings.
  • Click Monitor New Subscribers.
  • Select Yes.
  • Click Save.
Select the radio button preceding "Yes":

2. How to Stop Moderating

After clicking Save in Step 1, a new Menu option is available: Graduate New Subscribers.

This setting gives you the option to automatically approve new Subscriber messages once their first message is approved.

If you prefer approving each new Subscriber message, leave this option as No.

  • From the menu, click Graduate New Subscribers.
  • Click Yes.
  • Click Save.
You will be taken back to the previous screen where a new option will appear: