[Mailman-Users] custom subscribe, unsubscribe and confirm pages per list

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sat Nov 27 00:44:27 CET 2004

Seather wrote:
>I run several different domains' mailing lists on one mailing list 
>setup, most of it being basic newsletters with no user-input, they just 
>receive emails.
>Now I need custom subscribe, unsubscribe and confirm pages which should 
>be shown inside the website's pages using php.
>I am unsure as to where and how exactly to customize all of this 
>differently for each single site?

The templates in templates/<language>/* can be customized on a
per-list, per-domain or sitewide basis. See

>All that I need is a subscribe with a username and password, and an 
>unsubscribe form with a username entry, and then the confirm pages for 
>both of them. Passwords and options and such is completely unnescesarry 
>as this is a newsletter only "mailing list".
>I have tried using the /usr/local/mailman/bin/ tools such as add_members 
>and remove_members, but unfortunately these don't offer the confirmation 
>part which can lead to a catastrophe. There is of course the chance of 
>me writing that bit myself in php, and then writing a c-wrapper so that 
>apache/php can execute those commands, but there simply must be an 
>easier way?

Beyond customizing the existing templates, there may not be an easier

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