Cameo 10: proposed changes to lists

For Cameo 10, I am thinking about making some changes to how lists and templates work to address some problems, particularly with opting out. I envisage:

• Separating opt-outs from lists, so that people opt-out from a small number of purposes for which templates are sent.

•Allowing all lists to be subscribed to manually, in addition to anyone they automatically select. Read More…

Selecting images in templates

For the recipient to see an image in an email sent from Cameo, it must be on a public web site. For WordPress sites, that means putting the images in the media library. When including an image in an email in Cameo, ideally you should be able to select the one you want from a set of thumbnail previews. This means Cameo has to be able to talk to your public website to find out what images are on offer. This article shows how to set that up. Read More…

Supplying credentials for image selection

Some WordPress (and other) sites disable their public API. Cameo uses that to display a set of images to choose from when inserting an image using the template editor. WordPress can still provide access to its image list using an “application password”.
Cameo now provides a box to enter this password so protected sites can still offer their images to Cameo. Read More…