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  1. Upon login, view domains from my default region instead of fixed US region.

    I'm only using the EU region for my domains. But it always opens up the US region.
    It would be great to have a setting where you can choose which region it should open by default.

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      0 comments  ·  Internal Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hey all,

      Thanks for the feedback here! We’re actually working on combining EU/US regions into the same dashboard so there will be no more switching back and forth between the regions. Stay tuned!

    • Node/Meteor devs need Ability to assign Recipient Variables for batch sending

      There's currently no direct way to assign recipient variables for batch sending using Node/Meteor. I'm using the sendRaw method, and I can assign other fields like "to" and "subject," of course, but I can't assign "Recipient-Variables."

      I did some googling and found that other devs have the same issue. It can be done with other languages, but it's desperately needed for Node and Meteor.

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        1 comment  ·  Dev Suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support developers - let them view emails sent via your servers (in dev mode)

        It'd be oh-so-useful to use MailGun like http://mailcatcher.me/, http://papercut.codeplex.com/ or http://mailtrap.io/ when developing software - you've got most of the infrastructure in-place already!

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          2 comments  ·  Dev Suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Send logs into aggregators like Papertrail

          I would love the ability to hook up my Mailgun account to a service like Papertrail (https://papertrailapp.com) so I can get access to emails more than 30 days old. We've had half a dozen cases in the last few weeks where we've needed to see if a receipt email was received, but since it was more than 30 days ago, we're out of luck.

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            2 comments  ·  External Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Automatic HTML style inlining

            Hi there.

            When designing HTML emails, having to use inline styles (style="xxxx") instead of CSS classes is a right old pain.

            There are tools and libraries that can take a HTML document, and automatically 'inline' the CSS styles. E.g. http://beaker.mailchimp.com/inline-css

            It would be AWESOME if there was an option to apply this transformation to a HTML email before it gets sent....

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            • Expose the "in reply to" node in your Zapier integration.

              The Zapier integration desperately needs the "in reply to" node exposed for logic such as ticketing systems.

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              • Manage multiple accounts with the same email

                There is a way to create multiple logins for the same Mailgun account but we can't reuse an existing account. The error message is:

                Error: Unable to invite user. User already exists

                We need a way to manage multiple accounts under the same email, not having this is a total nightmare :\ We have this in Stripe, Twilio, SendGrid, Mailchimp, etc ...

                There is no way I will ask my clients to forward me the "passcode" everytime I need to login on my client's account.

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                  0 comments  ·  Feature Enhancements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Please add support for assigning a specific attachment to each recipient in batch sending.

                  At this time Mailgun does not provide support for sending user specific attachments in batch mailing. Please add the support for that. In case of sending thousands of emails, we have to call the mailgun APIs thousands of times which does not look a valid approach. And we can't send URL of the attachments in the emails because the attachments files are stored temporarily on the server and it's confidential.

                  Adding this feature will be very helpful.

                  Thanks a lot.

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                  • Add multiple API Keys or Sub API Keys to be used for commercial software distribution.

                    I have some software nearing completion and it will be distributed to customers on a subscription basis. A few customers would also like the host the software themselves. Maintaining multiple API Keys that link to the one account allows us to control our customer's usage should the subscription expire and prevent us from giving them our API key.

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                    • Set up email addresses for simulating various outcomes

                      It would be really useful if I could simulate certain delivery outcomes in mailgun by using some special/reserved email addresses you've implemented.

                      For example, I'd like to be able to specify something like "bounce@test.mailgun.com" as a recipient, and have mailgun instantly treat the message as a bounce and notify my webhook.

                      Some of your competitors provide this functionality to their customers, e.g. http://docs.aws.amazon.com/ses/latest/DeveloperGuide/mailbox-simulator.html

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                      • Allow system-enforced BCC by domain

                        Provide a mechanism to BCC or forward a copy of every message to a mail archival service (smtp address). This might be applied as a ROUTE rule or a separate facility.

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                          1 comment  ·  Feature Enhancements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Implement email notifications about selected issues

                          There are some delivery issues which usually warrant manual inspection and care by the administrative users. I feel that continuing to send emails to addresses that have ended up in the Bounces list would at least be one of them.

                          It would be convenient if the user could select certain common delivery issues like this and get a notification about them emailed to a specified email address. This email address could then be a mailing list for administrative personel who could look in to the error and see it they should act upon it.

                          It is possible to implement this…

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                            2 comments  ·  Dev Suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Template Variable Logic

                            Allow logic to be included in templates to make decisions based on template variable data.

                            Example:
                            {% if %recipient.name% %}
                            Hi, %recipient.name%!
                            {% else %}
                            Hi!
                            {% endif %}

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                            • Billing - > VAT number

                              Please provide a field for VAT number to be included into invoices.
                              Thankn you

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                              • Support iOS 9 universal links

                                Universal links in iOS 9 make it possible for our links to open directly in our app. Unfortunately redirects break this behavior, so Mailgun's click tracking breaks our universal links.

                                A simple workaround would be to allow us to set an arbitrary CNAME. I could then point that CNAME at a CloudFront distribution. That way we could serve an apple-app-site-association file and redirect all other requests to mailgun.

                                We could then intercept the click tracking links in the app, and fetch the click tracking link to record the click and get the redirect target.

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                                • Allow sending text/calendar as a multipart/alternative format so Outlook can accept my invites

                                  We've been sending ics files as attachments, but the only way that Outlook will recognize them as calendar events is if you send it as a multipart/alternative. The Mailgun API only supports text or html, which means I have to build a MIME email to send it.

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                                  • Force delivery address to aid development (per-domain)

                                    When developing, I want to capture all emails - and have peace of mind that no one can possibly be spammed.

                                    Some web frameworks allow you to force the delivery address for emails sent in dev mode; this is very useful (particularly when debugging problems on a live dataset) to ensure no one is spammed.

                                    However to be really confident we need to do it server-wide. it's possible to do this via exim/postfix, but our devs aren't exim/postfix gurus and we've found it error prone (even with templates/docs)

                                    Being able to plug in a Mailgun domain's SMTP details and know…

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                                      1 comment  ·  Feature Enhancements  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Messages can be scheduled for a maximum of 7 days in the future.

                                      Messages can be scheduled for a maximum of 7 days in the future instead of 3.

                                      If it's due to spam perhaps you can get people to verify their bank account etc.

                                      The reason why this would be good is because i plan my release of products every weekend. The items will be released daily and so can my email be sent daily automatically. Well i mean it's easier for me.

                                      Thanks :)

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                                      • Shorten Tracking URLs

                                        The current URLs used for tracking link clicks are quite long. Offering a way to shorten them via Bit.ly or perhaps an custom shortened URL would be helpful.

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                                        • Support user generated DKIM keys for strict DMARC alignment

                                          dmarc.org[1] lays out several strategies for integration with third party senders; your current implementation allows option 1.1, which means that you can use a subdomain (e.g. mx.example.com) to send mail from @example.com and pass DMARC with relaxed alignment.

                                          However if the organisation wants to use strict alignment this will fail (mx.example.com matches example.com in relaxed alignment, but fails in strict alignment). Option 1.2 would allow this by having your customers generate a private DKIM key for example.com and providing it to you so that you can generate DKIM signature for example.com with it when sending from mx.example.com.

                                          [1] https://dmarc.org/wiki/FAQ#My_organization_uses_third-parties_senders.2C_how_can_I_get_them_DMARC_compliant.3F

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