How do I create and manage a Mailing List?

Mailing lists allow you to use a single address to send mail to multiple email addresses. cPanel handles mailing lists with the third-party Mailman application. For additional information, read the Mailman documentation here.

 

How to create a mailing list

  1. Click on the Mailing Lists feature under the Email Section.

  2. Enter the mailing list name in the List Name text box.

  3. Select a domain from the Domain menu (in case you have more than one site hosted)

  4. Enter and confirm the new password in the appropriate text boxes.

  5. Confirm the password in the Password (Again) text box.

  6. Select one of the following privacy options

    private — This mailing list has private archives, the administrator must approve subscriptions, and the mailing list is not advertised on the Mailman interface.

    public — This mailing list has public archives, the subscriptions are open, or the list is advertised on the Mailman interface.

  7. Click Add Mailing List to create the new mailing list.

  8. After you create a mailing list with cPanel, you can use the functions below to modify, delete, or change the password.

 

View current mailing lists

The Current Lists section of the interface displays a list of the mailing lists on the account.

Mailing Lists View

 

How to manage a mailing list 

To manage a mailing list, in the Current Lists section of the interface, scroll to the name of the mailing list. You can also enter a keyword in the Search box and click Go. In the Functions column, click the Manage link next to the name of the mailing list. 

NOTE: cPanel will log you in to the mailing list management screen automatically. However, if you go directly to the Mailman URL or prefer to use the email-based management functions, you will need to use the administrator password.

After the Mailman management interface appears, you can define the various configuration options in Mailman. For more information about available Mailman configuration options, read the Mailman documentation.

 

How to enable spam filters for a mailing list 

NOTE: Mailman's Spam Filters feature requires Apache SpamAssassin. To enable Apache SpamAssassin for your cPanel account, select Enable Apache SpamAssassin in cPanel's Apache SpamAssassin interface. (Home >> Mail >> Apache SpamAssassin)

 

To enable spam filters for a mailing list, perform the following steps:

  1. In the Current Lists section, scroll to the name of the mailing list. You can also enter a keyword in the Search box and click Go.

  2. In the Functions column, click the Manage link next to the name of the mailing list.

  3. In the Configuration Categories section, click Privacy options. 

  4. Click Spam filters.

  5. Enter the filter rules that you wish to apply.

  6. Click Submit Your Changes.


For more information on Mailman's Spam Filters feature, view the Mailman documentation.

 

How to delegate a mailing list


You can delegate administrative rights on a mailing list to specified list members. Delegates can approve messages that await approval. To manage the Delegation settings on a mailing list, search for the name of the mailing list that you wish to manage and click the appropriate Delegation link. 

Mailing Lists Delegation

 

 

How to delegate administrative rights to an additional user 

To delegate administrative rights on a mailing list, perform the following steps:

  1. Under Available Users, select the email addresses of the users to whom you wish to delegate administrative rights.

  2. Click the right arrow button

  3. Click Save.

 

How to remove administrative rights from a user

To remove administrative rights from an address on a mailing list, perform the following steps:

  1. Under List Administrators, select the email addresses of the users from which you wish to remove administrative rights.

  2. Click the left arrow button.

  3. Click Save.

 

How to delete a mailing list 

To delete a mailing list, perform the following steps:

 

  1. In the Current Lists section of the interface, scroll to the name of the mailing list. You can also enter a keyword into the Search box and click Go.

  2. In the Functions column, click the Delete link next to the name in the list.

  3. Confirm that you with to delete the list on the following page.
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