How do I change the activation email sent to new subscribers?

FeedBlitz sends a standard email to subscribers starting the dual opt-in subscription process requesting them to activate the subscription.  It is sent with your template applied. You can tailor the content of that email by clicking on your Newsletter from the Account Dashboard. On the next page click the “I Want To” button in the…

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How do I add a subscriber widget / subscription form to my site?

Getting Started with FeedBlitz SmartForms Since the release date in early March of 2015, our SmartForms subscription forms have taken a variety of shapes and sizes. Once our publishers began working with them, we’ve really seen great examples of flexibility and customization. Getting started with SmartForms is easy and we walk you through the steps…

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Can I send headlines only?

FeedBlitz service allows publishers to choose how much or how little of the article to show in the feed. To make these changes, you’ll need to go to your newsletter and click the “I Want To” button in the upper right area of the page. Then select “Settings, Schedule” from the drop down menu. On…

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Can I customize the subscription landing page?

Yes, subscription landing pages can be customized to fit your site and brand with FeedBlitz by building a branded page on your site and linking it in your FeedBlitz newsletter settings. You can specify the landing page to send subscribers to once they complete the dual opt-in subscription process. To start, select your newsletter from…

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Will FeedBlitz send old posts if I edit them?

Not usually, no. There is typically enough information in an RSS feed to prevent older articles from being remailed if you edit them. If you find that edits are being remailed then it may be that you are using an old RSS format (RSS 0.9x) which is archaic and lacks time stamp information. Go to…

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Why does video not appear in emails?

UPDATE: FeedBlitz will now automatically produce video thumbnails for you if you use standard embedding codes from video sharing sites such as YouTube, Metacafe, Dailymotion, Blip.tv, Yahoo Videos, Hulu and more. See http://blog.feedblitz.com/2010/03/better-video-in-emails.html. For other embedded videos, it doesn’t work because embedded video players built for the web are almost always what are called “active”…

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Why does FeedBlitz send at most 10 articles (or not all the articles expected) in my mailing?

Most RSS feeds have only the most recent 10 articles in them by default. If all those articles are in the mailing, FeedBlitz will send them. But if there are older articles that you wanted mailed but did not go out, it is probably because they “fell off” the end of the RSS feed by…

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Why did my mailing not go out?

There may be several reasons a mailing did not go out when you expected.  A common issue is the schedule of the mailing is incorrect.  The following link provides steps to find and update your mailing schedule: http://support.feedblitz.com/customer/portal/articles/887522-my-updates-are-going-out-late-can-i-change-the-scheduled-time- Your account may have been suspended because a trial period expired. If you were on a paid…

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Where is the HTML subscription form code?

As a publisher, you want to advertise your sign up and encourage your readers to sign up for your newsletters. Publishers can either use the Classic Forms or the SmartForms to access and customize the code. First, click on your Newsletter from the Account Dashboard.  Next, click the “I Want To” button in the upper…

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