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Modify email to avoid SPAM

The goal with this project is to suggest changes in our email content and headers, and / or in our hosts file, to prevent our legitimate subscription activation emails from being mistakenly identified as SPAM. This is not a coding effort. The email is sent via a PHP script from a Linux server. We believe that the problem is caused by a combination of factors: the layout and wording of the email body; the wording of the email subject; the way we specify the "From" field of the activation email; and also in the way that our hosts file is set up. Customers sign up at our site by entering information such as their name and email address. We never sell or use the name or email address for commercial purposes, but we do require a valid email address. To ensure the email address is valid, we send an activation email to the client. The email has a link back to our site; when the client clicks the link their account is activated and they can log in. The winning bidder is expected to sign up for a free trial on our site, so they can receive the activation email and examine the contents and header and suggest changes. We will provide our hosts file as well.

## Deliverables

1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.

2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows (depending on the nature of the deliverables):

a) For web sites or other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.

b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.

3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).

## Platform

Email is sent from a Linux server.

Skills: Engineering, MySQL, PHP, Software Architecture, Software Testing, Web Hosting, Website Management, Website Testing

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