View Full Version : tag an email

05-04-2007, 07:45 PM
hi guys and girls

is their a way of some how tagging an email to see how many times it gets pressed?


05-04-2007, 08:35 PM
If you are ok with only html enabled email clients, you could include a unique transparent gif in each one. Then you could access your server log (or script) to see how many times it's been called.

05-05-2007, 02:49 AM
Not sure if this is of use.
In my business I use mailinfo, free download only working with outlook, to check if e mails I have sent have been opened. it can be switched on or off so can be used for selective mail. it is transparent and informs the person that I will be informed so some people might not like it.

good side is no one tells me they didnt receive my invoice anymore!!

05-09-2007, 10:32 AM
hi thanks for your replies guys.

if you take a look at this site im working on http://www.drinkpromo.com/contact-us.html

you can see two emails, well i want to put a tag or some sort of script that notifies me has clicks on the email that reads stephen barker.


hope that helps

05-09-2007, 03:26 PM
post the code that fires the email

05-09-2007, 08:59 PM
Hi there,

Theres no code that fires the email, the email opens outlook straightaway, the only code there is is on the contact form.

05-09-2007, 09:07 PM
what you could do then is assign a BCC to the email call

where you have...


05-09-2007, 09:35 PM
thats cool, is their away of hiding the bcc`s contact details so it doesnt show at all??

05-09-2007, 09:39 PM
dont think you can when using that method

05-09-2007, 10:17 PM
hmmm, no probs mate, cheers for your help though helped me out alot. :)

maybe i could attach some php and hey presto it is done, lol

05-10-2007, 06:48 AM
you could use a php mail script which you could fire when you click the link.

This would also send off a mail receipt to your self

05-10-2007, 11:17 AM
that sounds like exactly what i need, i shall look for this script immediantly. cheers dude.

05-10-2007, 11:27 AM
you need a host that supports PHP

there is one on this site (in tutorials) which you could hack

05-10-2007, 12:22 PM
my host supporst php, i`ll have a look at the tutorials then mate, cheers

05-10-2007, 12:26 PM
hhmm this tells me how to create a form, may i can attach the code when the user clicks the link, like on press or something, possibly javascript aswell that shoots off the php script to my email telling me its been pressed.


05-10-2007, 01:30 PM
update, what i said above is the option i chose and is completed, cheers guys for your help.