phplist: open source newsletter manager

phplist is a free open-source mailing list manager. It is written in PHP and uses a MySQL database for storing information. The software runs on a web server and allows web site administrators to easily set up a web based newsletter subscription system where users can subscribe to the desired mailing lists.


It allows email messages to be sent out to a large number of subscribers and also allows email message templates to be set up. It also allows the email messages being sent out to be personalised with attributes that are unique to each subscriber.

phplist’s 30+ feature set includes:

  • Double opt-in subscription mechanism
  • Scheduling
  • RSS
  • List segmentation
  • Click-tracking
  • Attachments
  • Bounce management

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