New Activity Log

Just before the end of 2017 we renamed the Health tab in Gaggle Mail to Activity – this was more than just a renaming exercise though.  The all new Activity tab gives you a single place to keep track of everything that’s going on with your group. As well as logging every message that is…More

Yahoo Groups Down Again? Here’s 7 Alternatives

Yahoo Groups is going through a rough time, users were unable to post new messages for most of last week and even though the service appears to have been restored there’s still lingering problems. Even before Verizon’s acquisition of Yahoo, Yahoo Groups was in maintenance mode with no new development being done in years – but…More

Maximum Message Size Increased to 10MB

Great news!  We’ve doubled the maximum message size you can send over Gaggle Mail from 5MB to 10MB.  This is something which has been much requested and maybe it’s taken us a little longer than it should have but we’ve done it. To achieve this we’ve had to upgrade the hardware we run Gaggle Mail on…More

Group Email For Large Groups

Just a quick note to say we’ve increased the maximum group size in Gaggle Mail from 2000 members to 5000 members. Over the summer we’ve been busy preparing for this change, previously opening a group with 2000 member could take up to 10 seconds but now groups of this size and much larger open in…More

Design Refresh and New Logo!

Today I’m very excited to announce the redesign of the group and member management pages within Gaggle Mail.  We’ve been working on this for a while and we’re really proud of how it’s turned out.  As ever we’ve kept simplicity at the centre of what we do and this is reflected heavily in our changes.…More

How to Send Email to Groups Without Showing Addresses

When you’re sending an email to a group of people sometimes they all know each other and sometimes they don’t. When you want to send a message to a group without everyone seeing each other’s email address then you can use the BCC: field to keep recipient addresses hidden.  Blind carbon copy works great but what…More

How To Send A Group Email In Gmail

If there’s a group of people you regularly email from Gmail it’s really useful to create a group contact you can use as an alias instead of entering their names each time.  It’s straight forward to do – here’s how:   1. Go to Google Contacts (contacts.google.com). 2. Check the box next to everyone you…More

Adding Attachments While Composing a Group Email

You’ve been able to compose new group email messages from Gaggle Mail for a while now but we’ve just made this feature even more useful. You can now add attachments directly to the messages you compose. Previously if you want to send an attachment you’d have to send the message from your regular email client…More

Going Passwordless

TL;DR; How we used passwordless authentication to give users a low friction way of accessing private data. A popular feature on Gaggle Mail is the searchable message archive, this has always been available to group administrators but we wanted to make it available to group members. Group administrators already have an account with us which…More

How To Run a Successful Group Email List

Group email lists are used for everything from small family groups to keep everyone up to date with what’s happening to thousands of members spanning multiple time zones and countries.  At Gaggle Mail we see all of them and there’s a few things the successful ones all have in common. Here’s our guide to what…More