What is a Double Opt-in?
A double opt-in is a two-step process for new signups, that allows site visitors to join a mailing list. The visitor must initially sign up and then respond to a welcome email containing a confirmation link. Using a double opt-in signup form helps ensure your contacts are interested in receiving your email content. And it also avoids robot email signups and improves email deliverability. Here’s how it works: First, someone
Contact Lists October 28, 2019
Single Opt-In Signup Forms
While Benchmark encourages its users to use the Double opt-in process, we also provide a Single Opt-in option. The difference between the two is simple. The Double Opt-In process requires the subscriber to confirm their subscription by opening an email and clicking on the confirmation link provided. With Single Opt-In a subscriber can sign up to your mailing list by simply adding their email address to the signup form, and
Signup Forms October 18, 2019
Using reCAPTCHA in your Signup Forms
Google provides a free service called reCAPTCHA, Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart. reCAPTCHA helps protect your website against spam, abuse and can identify the difference between computers and humans. You can use this feature to protect your Signup Form from being abused by Spammers. Before getting started with reCaptcha, please note that as of September 2018, many Google services were blocked in Mainland China.
Signup Forms November 11, 2019