When a user unsubscribes, he’s removed from all lists

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When designing the plugin, we had to make a decision: when a user unsubscribes by clicking on the link in the footer, he gets unsubscribed from...

  • that list only
  • all the lists

We decided that the "Unsubscribe" link in the footer unsubscribes to all lists.

We took the following in consideration to take our decision:

  1. Users who unsubscribe simply don't want to receive anything any more
  2. Unsubscription should be a one click process
  3. Hitting the "Spam" button is always easier then unsubscribing

That said, we now have a page for your subscribers to  manage their subscription, where they can pick themselves which lists they're subscribed to or not.

Just go to Settings page > Advanced tab:

And this is how it will looks like to your subscribers when they click on the link at the footer of your newsletter: