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jadsn 5May2009 09:43

Avoid Yahoo, Hotmail Spam Folder
 
I was using straight php mail and went to the spam folder.

I thought if I used SMTP, it'd avoid this, yet it's still going to spam folder on yahoo....

Can anyone help?

shabbir 5May2009 10:13

Re: Avoid Yahoo, Hotmail Spam Folder
 
There are many factors when calculating a probability of spam.
  • Reverse DNS is important.
  • SPF is not very important but can hurt if configured incorrectly.
  • Look at the return-path in your email headers. 'nobody' in many cases and this is also bad for spam filters.
  • Your IP address of server can also be an issue.


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