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Bulk Email Sender & Extractor

, 24 Feb 2004
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Bulk Email Sender & Extractor

Introduction

I use this code to collect related emails & send newsletters to my customers. I don't use it to send Junk mails to others, so I do not know about the filtering for different mail servers and these kind of usages. I also use it to extract emails from a complex text file (containing email addresses and other texts).

Using the code

There are two parts: first gathering and collecting email addresses in database and the second is sending email. For extracting emails easily copy the text containing emails & paste in to the textbox AddBulkEmail.aspx. It will extract and save email addresses to the MailingList.mdb file. After that, in Default.aspx I send my emails to the addresses.

Before using, set the web.config file. I set 4 variables in web.config:

  • SMTPServerName is the name of the mail server which you are working with.
  • SampleEmailAddress is the email address which you send sample email for testing and checking the content of your email before sending to the others.
  • UDLPath is the address of the file which includes the connection string.
  • MatchExpression, there is no need to change it, I placed it here because I thought may be some times I want to change the filtering for extracting emails; and easily I change the web.config file.

    In the main.udl file set your physical path for MailingList.mdb.

(The name of application which I tested in my local machine is http://localhost/emailer, so you may need to create it in your IIS)

Points of Interest

I think it needs an automated un-subscriber at the end of every mail which I send to unsubscribe users from my mailing list. I also do not know if there is any problem in sending email to unknown people!

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About the Author

Amir Pournasserian
Web Developer
Iran (Islamic Republic Of) Iran (Islamic Republic Of)
Tajan Co.
Amir Pournasserian

Comments and Discussions

 
Questiontnx PinmemberMember 1030318328-Jul-14 10:12 
Questionplease provide me C# code of this emailer. PinmemberMember 83753904-Nov-11 3:25 
GeneralMy vote of 5 Pinmemberdigjam94229-Mar-11 20:21 
GeneralNot working... PinmemberSandeep Mewara23-Jan-10 6:46 
GeneralHelp plz plz plz Pinmemberghazalhina14-Jul-09 9:13 
Generalhello Pinmembermohsen nourian20-Apr-09 5:17 
i want to open it with VS2008 but it has some error
even i cant run it
could you help or send me the executive file emailer.exe
thanx
Questionc# version ? Pinmemberdesmat992-Nov-05 13:04 
GeneralCould not access 'CDO.Message' object. Pinmemberhemachaudhry28-Jul-05 22:08 
Generaldb Pinmemberpaul.g.delanoit@wellsfargo.com15-Jun-05 9:40 
GeneralRe: db Pinmemberhemachaudhry28-Jul-05 21:47 
GeneralHTML Pinmemberian_8417-Nov-04 1:45 
Generalsalam PinmemberdSolariuM18-Oct-04 4:03 
GeneralRe: salam PinmemberAmir Pournasserian18-Oct-04 6:12 
Generalcan't get it to work Pinmembermackbest19-Aug-04 23:17 
GeneralRe: can't get it to work PinsussAnonymous30-Sep-04 2:17 
GeneralRe: can't get it to work Pinmemberahpeeyem1-Nov-04 19:45 
GeneralRe: can't get it to work PinsussAnonymous17-Mar-05 8:46 
GeneralRe: can't get it to work Pinmemberhemachaudhry28-Jul-05 21:44 
GeneralSo you're the guy Pinmembercoderforrent.com2-May-04 14:57 
GeneralSPAMMER Pinmemberabhadresh2-May-04 15:36 

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