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  • Marko Eitel 6 posts 85 karma points
    Apr 05, 2013 @ 11:16
    Marko Eitel
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    Email Confirmation for Subscribers?

    Hello,

    I think the Newsletter Studio is a nice tool for Umbraco and I'm willing to buy it.

    But in Germany a confirmation by email for subscribing and unsubscribing newsletters is required by law.

    Is in the Newsletter Studio such an option?

    Greetings

    Marko


  • Markus Johansson 1918 posts 5785 karma points MVP c-trib
    Apr 05, 2013 @ 17:41
    Markus Johansson
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    Hi Marko!

    Thank you for concidering Newsletter Studio!

    I did not know about that fact that this was requried by law. At the moment there is no such feature in Newsletter Studio.... BUT....

    As far as I can see it you only could create your own. There is a file called "NewsletterSubscribe.cshtml" that is shipped with the package, you could use that as a starting point.

    You could just have a textbox "Subscribe to newsletter", when the user post it you would send of an e-mail (using standard .NET-mail classes). In this mail the user will have to click a link and then you would send them to a page and have there email as a Querystring parameter. Then you can just add them with the Newsletter Studio API:

    NewsletterStudio.Api.Subscribe(txtEmail, subscriptionId)

    I will add the feature to the back log and it may be something that we implement in the future (but not before the summer).

    /// m


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