How do I turn off article ratings, email to a friend or the comment links?

All the extra “flares” that are in a mailing are controlled by first clicking on your Newsletter from the Account Dashboard.  Next, click the “I Want To” button in the upper right area of the page. Select “Settings, schedule” from the drop down menu.  On the next page, click the “Post Formatting” tab, then click…

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How do I make the email appear to come from me?

For easier recognition, you may choose to change the sender information on your mailings.  In order to do so, start by clicking your Newsletter from the Account Dashboard.  Next, click the “I Want To” button in the upper right area of the page. Select “Settings, schedule” from the drop down menu.  On the next page,…

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How do I define and use custom fields?

Custom fields allow you to capture subscriber data, segment lists and personalize mailings. There is a tutorial series on custom fields here: Introduction. Subscriber lead and demographic data capture. Reporting and analytics Segmentation Personalization

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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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