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[DBTech] vBMail v2 (vB4)
Mod Version: 3.3.0, by DragonByte Tech (Coder) DragonByte Tech is offline
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vB Version: 4.x.x Rating: (18 votes - 4.83 average) Installs: 180
Released: 02 Jul 2011 Last Update: 17 Aug 2017 Downloads: 1280
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vBMail: What is it?
vBMail is a professional mailing list mod with Bounced Mail handling and advanced subscription management features.

Uses

vBMail is the perfect solution for any forum who wish to send out large quantities of mail to users on a mailing list. It lets admins and users have fine-grained access to subscriptions, and also automatically handles bounced mail.

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Translations available @ our forum
Support for translations handled by the translator in its respective threads only.

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Major Features:

Bounced Mail Handling: Once configured, it will (if so desired) automatically track and handle bounced mail. Alternatively, you can manually handle bounced mail if you so wish.

Automatic "Unsubscribe" Link Creation: If the user receiving the mail has access to unsubscribing, a secure link to unsubscribe themselves from the mailing list will be automatically added to the bottom of the mail. It does not require the user to be logged in, so it complies with spam policies set forth by mail providers.

Mail History: Each past sent mail can be viewed at any time from the front-end.

Advanced Subscription Management: Users can quickly and easily (un)subscribe from the mailing list via the mailing list directory, or the admin can manually change the subscription status in the AdminCP.

Bounced Mail Threshold: When an admin-configured number of mails bounce from the same email address, the user is automatically removed from mailing lists and all other email-related vBulletin features, and notified via PM what happened to their account, as well as directions to change their email addresses.

Complete Feature List (Lite)
  • Mailing List Directory
    • List all mailing lists
    • Links to send mail / view mail history / (un)subscribe
    • Unsubscription stats
  • Send Mail
    • Uses the full editor in vBulletin
    • Works with 4.1.4's CKEditor
    • Uses vBulletin's Mail Queue system to avoid overloading servers / avoid "maximum mails per hour" server restrictions
  • Mail History
    • Displays a list of all mail from that mailing list
    • View the mail in full HTML
    • Unsubscription stats
  • (Un)subscribe
    • One-click to add or remove from a mailing list
  • AdminCP
    • Create unlimited mailing lists with per-list usergroup permissions
    • Create keywords for people to subscribe to
    • View list of bounced mail
    • Prune list of bounced mail
    • Permissions for who can view unsubscription stats
  • Scheduled Tasks
    • Hourly collection of bounced mail
    • Hourly checks for number of bounces above the threshold

Complete Feature List (Pro)
  • Send Mail
    • Subscribe to an external mailing list via the vBulletin Sidebar (vB4 only)
    • Override SMTP settings per mailing list
  • AdminCP
    • Ability to create External mailing lists, powered by emails not found in vBulletin user accounts
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  • 1 Link to Product Description page of this modification

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Old 02 Jul 2011, 05:42
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I'll be the first to reply saying awesome work! A mailing mod that complies with spam rules has been long needed by my community and this does that perfectly. Nice work!

I'm still on vb3 tho, so will a vb3 version be made as well
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Old 02 Jul 2011, 07:48
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It make the mod of "product-blackthorn_whos_online_admincp" and some above link of "Check Version For All Hacks" have been disappeared.
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Old 02 Jul 2011, 08:29
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Originally Posted by Hornstar View Post
I'll be the first to reply saying awesome work! A mailing mod that complies with spam rules has been long needed by my community and this does that perfectly. Nice work!

I'm still on vb3 tho, so will a vb3 version be made as well
I think it's on the cards.
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Old 02 Jul 2011, 10:08
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Nice work, it is useful !
I have a suggestion I want to translate your product into Vietnamese, Are you agree ?
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Old 02 Jul 2011, 16:05
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I think translations can be uploaded to this forum: http://www.dragonbyte-tech.com/forums/91-Translations

Belazor or Decado would know more about it when they come back online, though I'm sure they'll welcome all translations.
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Old 02 Jul 2011, 18:34
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Can someone please educate me on the differences between this VbMail mod and ForoMail
http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...light=foroMail

Thank you!
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Old 02 Jul 2011, 21:21
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thanks i will test it
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Old 02 Jul 2011, 22:23
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Originally Posted by reddyink View Post
Can someone please educate me on the differences between this VbMail mod and ForoMail
http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...light=foroMail

Thank you!
Support, coding practices and overall product quality. Those are the primary reasons I'd choose this mod. I can't say I've used ForoMail (as I got ripped off there on the last mail mod the author wrote and never got a reply when they moved to this one), but I have used the old mail mod and a couple other of those mods and well, the code is (IMO) really bad.

On the support aspect of things, the author of Foromail has (over the years) pulled her mods from vb.org a couple of times, rarely answers support questions on her site, always some reason (whether or not they might be valid is anyone's guess), but regardless of the reasons, support lacks there. (I just checked the foromail thread and the mod was free, but now isn't and this time there's yet another reason as to why, again, regardless of the validity of reasons, it's always SOMETHING)

Product Quality, DBT takes users suggestions into consideration and more often than not, they get implemented. They are fast to fix issues and honestly, are easily the best vB mod company I have purchased from (which is why I own many of their products).

These are just my personal opinions and observations from using the DBT products for over a year now I think and also from my personal interactions with their staff. Take 'em how you will. =)
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Old 03 Jul 2011, 00:28
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how to send mail using it?
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Old 03 Jul 2011, 08:42
kameraderie kameraderie is offline
 
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It will be cool to use this with a feature to send automatic Private Message notification to each users
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Old 03 Jul 2011, 12:31
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Very nice to see somethign like this.

How does this addon decide which bounces to act upon? Is it only the number of bounces or does this actually check why an email is bouncing? Even if thats just for email delayed, inbox full and other trivial bounces?

What effect do bounces have on other vbulletin emails to the user? (birthdays, notifications, member email, etc, etc.) If it doesn't affect this, then it only decreases bounced email problems, but doesnt resolve it. Websites would still get blacklisted as spammers if email is still sent to inactive email accounts.
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Old 03 Jul 2011, 14:22
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vBMail has a threshold feature, meaning an email address can bounce x amount of times before it will be unsubscribed. It uses the standard bounce header to control what it classes as 'real' bounces, but also (as it uses an IMAP email address) list all emails coming to the bounce email address and allows you to manually mark it as 'bounced' mail (for example mailbox full problems don't count as a bounced mail, but you could set it to bounced after the 72 hours mail that often comes).

Once it's marked a user as bounced and processed them (by hourly cron jobs) it then unsubscribes them from all mail lists AND turns off all the email related features within vB's standard install (I'm not sure how it would fare with any non DBTech mod's email features atm).
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Old 04 Jul 2011, 18:19
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1.0.2 Beta 3:
* Fixed a critical security issue regarding guest permissions


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Old 04 Jul 2011, 18:56
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Can you import a mailing list into it i.e a mailing list generated by vb ?
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