[Mailman-Users] Question about modifying body content

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Fri Oct 23 19:13:32 CEST 2009

JT Koffenberger wrote:

>I have a very specific need for a client to be able to track specific  
>users clicking on URLs.  I'd like to be able to modify a URL that's in  
>the BODY of the message going through mailman to append the  
>recipient's email address to said URL.
>I know about all of the personalization stuff... and, while we have  
>played with putting this stuff in the header and footer areas, it  
>would be much cleaner to be able to look for a string tag in the body  
>of the message and replace it with the recipient email.
>Is this possible?  or, if it needs to be developed, can someone point  
>me in the right direction where I can start to put some hooks in place?

You can do this with a custom handler. See the FAQ at

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