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How to set up your email domains and SPF records

What is SPF (Sender Policy Framework)? SPF is a DNS TXT entry for your domains and subdomains that list the services and individual IP addresses that you use to send emails. v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com include:_something.amazonaws.com ~all Hypothetical SPF record. This says

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How to make your logo visible in the inbox with a BIMI record

I just heard of BIMI for the first time a few weeks ago. Most of the resources I can find are trying to sell DMARC management services. While these services are useful and valuable I was trying to figure out

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Iterable recipe: inject data from a custom event into userProfile for email template

An email I’ve been working on needs to refer back to information from a previous event. The problem here is that the I wanted to reference the title of a video that was watched in the past within a blast

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Limit number of php-cgi processes spawned by nginx

Here’s how to Mine was around here somewhere. File was here sudo nano /usr/bin/php-fastcgi Original file looked something like this. #!/bin/bash /usr/bin/spawn-fcgi -a 127.0.0.1 -p 10005 -u www-data -g www-data -f /usr/bin/php-cgi Added -C argument to enforce a limit. #!/bin/bash

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HTML Email: Image height is 1px high for Gmail in IE10

Lately I have had to redo some of the HTML emails. We had an outside contractor do most of the work and he did a fantastic job. However, I was noticing that under a very specific condition, the email images

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Working on a real iOS app.

As a personal endeavor I’m trying to make an iOS app. Making a native app for iOS has been on my to-do list for at least 2-3 years but I could never figure out the Objective C language and I

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Understanding the design of the Angular JS framework

  I’ve been trying to figure out Angular JS for a little while but I don’t have a deep understanding of software engineering patterns or practices. My theory is that I haven’t been able to figure out the framework because

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Playing with apnagent for Node Apple Push Notification

https://blog.engineyard.com/2013/developing-ios-push-notifications-nodejs http://apnagent.qualiancy.com/

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Development notes: HTML5-based mobile app

A few months ago the company I work for released, a search experienced tailored for tablet use. After the tablet version’s successful releaseĀ I had the good fortune to be asked to create the mobile phone experience. As a web developer

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Toolkits to bootstrap a basic mobile prototype

I’m embarking a building out a new iOS HTML5 prototype. Libraries: PhoneGap 2.7.0 Ratchet HTML/CSS bootstrap for mobile app prototypes. Made by the guys that created Twitter Bootstrap. (Man, they are good at this CSS stuff.) Junior HTML mobile app

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