Mail or message transfer agent is a software that transfers emails between the computers of a sender and a recipient. Read more about MTAs in this blog post
SMTP is a protocol to send emails, while POP3 and IMAP are meant to receive electronic messages. Learn more about email protocols to know which one to use
There's plenty of reasons to hide emails. Some obfuscate them to avoid spam bots. Others mask emails to test their workflows or secure database records. Let's see what really works and what doesn't.
The email testing checklist includes test of email sending capability, deliverability and content. Check out our picks of tools to cover all types of tests
In our previous post, we reviewed Sendgrid, Mandrill, and Mailgun - the most popular email sending services. “Test your emails before actually sending them”: each of them repeats this mantra, as does anyone who deals with email development. But do these services offer enough options for quality email testing? Let’s have a closer look at the checkpoints and see if there is a need for a special testing service.
Which features of the email service provider matter the most? Let’s review and compare Sendgrid, Mandrill, and Mailgun, the most popular email services.