[Mailman-Users] Formatting the Welcome Message

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Wed Jun 11 17:39:43 CEST 2014

On 06/11/2014 03:20 AM, Odhiambo Washington wrote:
> Can the welcome message be formatted in html?
> I have put html tags to make certain parts of the welcome message bold
> <b></b> but the tags are displaying in raw format instead of bolding:)

The welcome message is sent as a text/plain message. Thus, HTML tags
don't work.

You can put things like *this is bold* in the message and some MUAs will
understand that the text between the asterisks is to be rendered in a
bold font. Similarly /italic/ and _underlined_.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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