Creating a Newsletter system


This tutorials will show you how to create a fully automated system to allow visitors to subscribe and unsubscribe to your newsletter. It also shows the administration panel to mass mail all members. Let's Begin:

Here's what's involved.
1) Create the database
2) Create a page for people to sign up.
3) Create a page to unsubscribe.
4) Create a page to send newsletter.

First, lets create the database. Create a table called: Newsletter. Next, create the following fields.

Field Name Field Type
MemberID Autonumber
Name Text
Email Text
EmailType Number

Once you have created the database, create a DSN pointing to the database by going to Data Sources (ODBC) in Administrative Tools on Windows. Now we need to create the actual pages...

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I've been around computers ever since I could remember, The first time I toyed around with a computer, I was about 3 years old. I ran my own BBS service in Miami from age 7 to 13 and I found it ...

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