Use Cases for Using New Message Events API

Sep. 23, 2015 / By Irina Doliov

This past week, SparkPost released its long-anticipated enhancement to our API: individual recipient-level Message Events. While it has been possible to get individual recipient-level data via webhooks since we launched back in April, this feature provides users with an additional mechanism to get message events data. Here are some use-cases for you to use.

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New API Feature: Message Events

Sep. 18, 2015 / By Bob Evans

There has been a lot of demand for this API and I'm proud to announce we just released a new feature in our API: Message Events, which allows users to pull down recipient-level data. Read the full post for details.

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SparkPost Supports Sending Email on Apple Watch

Aug. 24, 2015 / By Todd Herr

You may not have thought about making your emails look good on an Apple Watch, but a recent survey tells us that email is one of two top uses for that device, with 72% of users checking email or monitoring fitness using the device. See how SparkPost can help you send email on the Apple Watch.

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IP Whitelisting for API Keys

Aug. 19, 2015 / By Max Mathieu

Can someone find or steal your API key? Unfortunately, yes and here's a solution to solve that problem within SparkPost.

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Connecting SparkPost and Sendwithus

Jul. 31, 2015 / By Alex Mohr

In the days of yore, after an email was triggered, say by a user signing up for your site, a welcome email would be assembled from the code stored deep within your app and sent directly from your server via SMTP. This meant that if you wanted to use dynamic data, like that user’s name, you would have to navigate your database and pull it out. Similarly, if you wanted to make updates, you had to dig into the codebase. We’ve come a long way since then,

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SparkPost Node.js SDK Now Available

Jul. 10, 2015 / By Aydrian Howard

There are few – if any – apps today that could get away without utilizing email sending capabilities. At the very least, web and mobile applications need the capability to promptly send password reset links when a user forgets his or her password. Additionally, of course, users who buy something these days expect an email receipt. These transactional emails should be sent within a minute – at most. Otherwise, you risk losing users when they tire of repeatedly hitting the refresh button on their email client.

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Recipient Lists in SparkPost

How to Create, Delete, Retrieve and Update an Email Recipient List in SparkPost

Jul. 8, 2015 / By Aydrian Howard

Whenever you’re sending bulk email, or even email to more than a handful of recipients, it’s best to put them in an email recipient list. This is particularly true if you plan to send multiple emails to the same recipients. Otherwise, you’ll have to reference every recipient every time you send an email, and the packet will be large. You can avoid these issues by referencing a recipient list. You can create, retrieve, update and delete recipient lists using the SparkPost API.

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Benefits of Real-Time Analytics: Digging into Email Metrics

Jun. 16, 2015 / By Irina Doliov

SparkPost offers a real-time analytics metrics dashboard with 35+ different metrics that we actively track for our customers. You can customize your SparkPost reporting interface to reflect any metrics that are important to you at a particular time. This is a powerful set of tools for evaluating how your email performs.

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