[UPHPU] Verify email techniques

Wade Preston Shearer wadeshearer.lists at me.com
Tue May 17 18:55:19 MDT 2011


The audience spans the entire spectrum. 



On May 17, 2011, at 18:39, Adam Barrett <utahcon at utahcon.com> wrote:

> What is the target audience? Newbies to the internet? Is email particularly confusing? Does the url wrap causing it top break in some email clients?
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> On May 17, 2011 6:35 PM, <wadeshearer.lists at me.com> wrote:
> > I have a system where customers need to verify their email address. I am using the popular method of emailing them a URL that contains a unique key that they have to click. Many users ate unable to successfully complete this. Any ideas on other methods for verifying someone's email? The only other method I have seen or can think of would be emailing them a code that they have to return to the site with and key in but I don't see that as being any easier. 
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