Effective Transactional Email Design: The Anatomy of a Receipt Email

Effective Transactional Email Design: The Anatomy of a Receipt Email

What does an effective transactional email design look like? In this post, you'll learn how to create an an effective transactional receipt email that......

The Complete Guide to Email Authentication, Part 7

This is part 7 of an 8 part series on Email Authentication, to go to part one click here. ISP Adoption of Email Authentication As stated earlier, there has been no general adoption of one specific email authentication standard by the ISP and receiving communities. Additionally, ISPs generally have not been forthcoming about what authentication methods […]...

What Affects Email Deliverability [Top 3 Best Practices]

What Affects Email Deliverability [Top 3 Best Practices]

Let's dive a little deeper into what affects your email deliverability and how you can maximize the potential of your email sending...

The Complete Guide to Email Authentication, Part 6

This is part 6 of an 8 part series on Email Authentication, to go to part one click here. DomainKeys Identifed Mail (DKIM) DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is the successor to Yahoo DomainKeys. Being very similar in functionality to DomainKeys, DKIM has additionally adopted aspects from Cisco’s Identified Internet Mail standard (IIM), and the result […]...

The Complete Guide to Email Authentication, Part 5

This is part 5 of an 8 part series on Email Authentication, to go to part one click here. DomainKeys DomainKeys is a domain-level authentication standard that uses public/private key encryption, DNS, and multiple policies to prove the legitimacy and contents of an email message. It verifies the domain used in the “from” or “sender” header. […]...

What Port Does SMTP Use?

What Port Does SMTP Use?

Port 25 is widely used for SMTP relaying, meaning it's the best port to use for email that is being transmitted from server to......

How to Test SMTP Relay Service Connection Issues With This Powerful Telnet Alternative

How to Test SMTP Relay Service Connection Issues With This Powerful Telnet Alternative

Get step by step instructions on how to test your SMTP relay connection with SocketLabs’ telnet alternative....

What Is an SMTP Server?

What Is an SMTP Server?

An SMTP server is a lot like any other server but it is highly specialized in the ability to process and deliver outbound email....

Setting Up SMTP in Gmail: Do You Know the Limits?

Setting Up SMTP in Gmail: Do You Know the Limits?

Looking to setup SMTP in Gmail? For most small senders, Gmail SMTP is a quick setup. However, Gmail’s SMTP server comes with serious limitations......