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Admin Console

The administration area that MailUp users access to create, send, and track messages.


For all various Bounce definitions, please refer to Bounces and Bounce Management in the QuickStart Guide.

CTR (Click through rate)

Click Through Rate is the number of unique clicks divided by the number of emails delivered.

CTOR (Click-to-Open rate)

Click-to-Open Rate is the number of unique clicks divided by the number of unique opens.


Statistic reports inform email as Delivered. Delivered means that the message has arrived to the recipient. 

A Delivered email only means that the email has arrived to the recipient. It does not specifically refer to arrival in the Inbox or the Spam folders.

Delivered = Sent emails minus bounced emails.

Dynamic Content

Dynamic content allows you to send different versions of an email message depending on the recipient. You create a set of conditions based on selected filters (gender, birthday, purchase info, etc) which then determines the type of content sent retrieved from an RSS feed, web url, or html message.


Conditions that can help target specific subscribers. The conditions can be based on:

  • recipient fields (e.g. gender, zip code, etc.)
  • recipient activity (e.g. whether somebody opened a certain message or not)
  • recipient location (based on the IP address used when opening/clicking on a message)
  • recipient device (e.g. whether somebody is ready your e-mail messages with an iPhone or an iPad)


A subset of contacts (typically subscribers) within a List. Contacts can belong to multiple groups (similarly to “Categories” in MS Outlook). A group can be created, moved, copied or deleted at any time. The recipients that it contains will not be affected. When importing recipient data, you can specify one or more groups. Creating a group will only belong to one List and not across multiple lists.


An independent set of messages, settings, statistics, filters, events, groups, subscribers, unsubscribed recipients, etc. You can create multiple Lists in your admin console.

"List" in the MailUp console is not to be confused with "Group" which is a subset of a List.


An alphanumeric, unique identifier for each List. Whereas the List code (e.g. List number 5) exists in multiple MailUp accounts, the List GUID uniquely identifies the list, across all MailUp accounts. It can be located under Settings > Edit Lists.


An individual message. Since MailUp is a multi-channel marketing system, a "message" could be an email, text, or social message (social messages can also be called "Posts.")

OR (Open Rate)

The Open Rate is the number of unique opens divided by the number of emails delivered (important note: see "delivered" definition.)


Status for a recipient that opted in, received a subscription confirmation request e-mail, but has not yet clicked on that link to give permission to receive emails.


A social message. Not to be confused with Email or Text message.

Profile Updates

Profile updates has replaced the previous term "autoprofile" and allows user to create changes, additions or deletions of recipient information:  subscriber preferences, address, email, etc.


Contacts in your admin console. There are three recipient statuses:  Subscribed, Pending, Unsubscribed. They will only receive messages from you if their status is that of a "Subscribed".

Recipient fields

Custom fields that can be added to a MailUp account. They are shared across Lists. They are currently limited to 39 (plus one used by default for email).


Status of a recipient that has "opted in" to a List.


A recipient that subscribed or "opted in" to a List. Note that a company may have two lists ("Monthly Newsletter" and "Weekly Specials") and the same person may subscribe to one list and not the other.

Note: a subscriber is not to be confused with a recipient. Not all recipients are subscribers! They can also be Pending or Unsubscribed.

Third level domain

Each MailUp Console has a unique web address: a unique "third-level" domain. For example, "". A custom domain can be pointed to your MailUp's third-level domain, as part of the Private Labeling feature.

Note: the first level of the domain is the domain type (e.g. ".com", ".net", etc.). The second level is the actual name of the domain (e.g. in, "mailup" is the second level). The third-level is typically used to identify what the domain points to (e.g. "www" is used to say that it points to a World Wide Web page, whereas "ftp" typically points to an FTP server).

Triggered messages

Triggered messages are automated messages based on certain applied conditions set up through a filter or multiple filters.

Unique click

A unique click is a recipient that has clicked on a link at least once. Clicks refers to a unique click and all subsequent clicks on that link.

Unique open

A unique open is a recipient that has opened an email at least once. Opens refers to a unique open and all subsequent opens of that email.


An unsubscribed recipient who "opted out" of a List. Note, a recipient may be a subscriber of multiple lists. Therefore, if he/she opts-out of one list, he/she is not automatically unsubscribed from additional lists.

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