Once you've added a test member, send a message to the list so you can preview how the postings will look.
If the list options allow it, you can send a test
message using an ordinary e-mail sent to
If you have disallowed posting via e-mail, follow this procedure to send a test message.
From the “List Manager” homepage, click on thetab.
Fill in thefield. This will be the subject of the outgoing mail. Be descriptive, so your recipients will have a clear idea of whether the message is something they want to read.
In thearea, type your message. If you would like a larger window, click on the button.
Click thebutton when you're done. You may instead wish to click on the button to preview your message.
If this list requires messages to get the list manager's approval before being sent, you will go to the “Need Approval” page. This shows a table of messages needing approval. Click thebutton inside the line of this table for your message. This brings up the “Send Mailing Now” page; click the button.
Next, you will want to review whether you allow just anyone to read postings in the list, or whether only members of the list can see them. Click on thetab, then , then , then .
Select one of the radiobuttons labeledto control whether non-members can read this list.