NYCPHP Meetup

[joomla] Forum email notifications -- hosting limits on emails

Anthony Ferrara ircmaxell at yahoo.com
Sun Dec 9 19:21:09 EST 2007


There are a number of shared hosts that don't have
such low limits on emails... Infact, a lot have either
no limit, or high limits (basically if you use too
much, they tell you and you need to fix it then)...
--- Donna Marie Vincent <donnamarievincent at yahoo.com>
wrote:

> What I'm wondering is, can you run a community
> website on a shared hosting account, with a forum,
> PM system with email notifications, the usual admin
> notifications (acct signup, lost password, etc.)
> contact forms, etc.  
> 
> Even if you only have a few hundred members, all
> these various email notifications can add up.
> 
> Also, I can see that I need to write all form
> submissions to the db in case the email
> notifications don't get through.
> 
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Gary Mort <bz-gmort at beezifies.com>
> To: Joomla <joomla at lists.nyphp.org>
> Sent: Sunday, December 9, 2007 3:41:12 PM
> Subject: Re: [joomla] Forum email notifications --
> hosting limits on emails
> 
> 
> Donna Marie Vincent wrote:
> > My host has a policy of "... 200 hourly email
> limit per domain ...", 
> > "... 60 pop checks per hour limit per email
> address ...", and
>  "Anytime 
> > you're sending a message, no matter how large your
> mailing list is
>  you 
> > must throttle it. We recommend you throttle it to
> at the very least 
> > sending 1 email every 6 seconds."
> 
> 1 email per 6 seconds?  Ok, that just seems
> excessive.
> 
> So for 100 emails messages they want you to take an
> hour to send them 
> all out?
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