Emails Archive

How to Solve – PostFix/SMTP: Certificate Verification Failed, Untrusted Issuer

Here’s another email post for you guys! One of my clients moved their hosting to a brand new server recently (MediaTemple) and were unable to receive emails to their Office 365 / Outlook 365 when they were sent from this new web server. First things first — check the logs, located at… /usr/local/psa/var/log/maillog If you

Solve: Can’t Send Email to Own Domain After Moving Server (New A Record)

Frequently, web developers often have to move their clients to new hosting environments. It can be a tiny move, or a huge move, depending on the requirements. A great example of a small move is when you purchase hosting for your client, and then alter their zone file’s A Record to point to the new

Fixing HTML Emails – Blank Space Around Images in Tables

Some email services and clients react very strangely when dealing with HTML. If you develop HTML emails frequently, then you know all about that though. If you don’t, then let this post be your tip of the day. Let’s say you have a table in your email that contains 2 images — a top and

Email Preview Messages – Using Preheaders

Modern Email clients for both mobile and desktop frequently allow users to preview part of the email’s message before even loading the email. This is generally a short blurb that is around 75 characters in length, though it varies between clients. We can manipulate this preview’able text. Why might you want to do that? Well,

Review: MailChimp – The Email Campaign Service

I’ve started off many of my posts on this blog the same way, but here we go: As a web developer at a company with many, many clients, I get to play around with a bunch of tools and services that, normally, would not be in my reach. One of such is MailChimp — the