Skip to main content

Mail-to-Blogger - August 2008

Various bloggers in the Google Blogger Help forums are stating
None of my mail-to-blogger posts are making it to my blogs. And it is not till I actually go onto my blog and discover that all the emails I have done over the past 48 hours have not made it.

As of 11:00 8/22, there are no confirmed affinities to the problem. Some, but not all, complaints appear to relate to email from phone and PDAs - possibly because more people use MTB from phones and PDAs. And, the outage is not 100% - I personally have posted to my test blog, twice with no problem.

In my case, I initially tested yesterday, and got an immediate email bounce.

MTB Test 20080821-1

Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

Technical details of permanent failure:
The email account that you tried to reach does not exist.

I went to Settings - Email, then verified and Re Saved my settings. I sent MTB Test 20080821-2, which posted fine. And ditto for this morning with MTB Test 20080822-1.

Unfortunately, re Saving may not be a 100% effective solution.

>> (Update 8/22 11:45): We have an acknowledgment from Blogger Employee Gatsby
Thanks for the heads up on the Mail2Blogger issues; we'll investigate this and report back with an update soon.

>> Forum thread links: bX-*00082

>> Copy this tag: bX-*00082

>> Top


nexgenlaw said…
Thank you for this information. I have been trying to publish by e-mail on two separate blogs for the past two days with no success. It appears that others have been having problems for an even longer period of time. (

I tried publishing by e-mail a second time, no luck. I then tried doing what you did - opening my settings, confirming publish by e-mail, saving settings, and then publishing again for a third time. No luck.

The most frustrating part is the lack of response to this issue from Blogger. I am pleased to find this blog as it does, indeed, provide "the real Blogger status. Thanks.

Popular posts from this blog

What's The URL Of My Blog?

We see the plea for help, periodicallyI need the URL of my blog, so I can give it to my friends. Help!Who's buried in Grant's Tomb, after all?No Chuck, be polite.OK, OK. The title of this blog is "The Real Blogger Status", and the title of this post is "What's The URL Of My Blog?".

Leave Comments Here

Like any blogger, I appreciate polite comments, when they are relevant to the blog, and posted to the relevant article in the right blog. If you want to ask me a question thats relevant to blogging, but you can't find the right post to start with (I haven't written about everything blogger related, yet, nor the way things are going I don't expect to either), ask your questions here, or leave an entry in my guestbook.

As noted above, please note my commenting policy. If you post a comment to this post, I will probably treat it as a "Contact Me" post. If you have an issue that's relevant to any technical issue in the blog, please leave a comment on the specific post, not here. This post is for general comments, and for non posted contact to me.

If the form below does not work for you, check your third party cookies setting!

For actual technical issues, note that peer support in Blogger Help Forum: Something Is Broken, or Nitecruzr Dot Net - Blogging is, almos…

What Is "" vs. ""?

With Google Domains registered custom domains becoming more normal, we are seeing one odd attention to detail, expressed as confusion in Blogger Help Forum: Learn More About Blogger.My website uses "" - am I supposed to use "", instead?It's good to be attentive to detail, particularly with custom domain publishing. This is one detail that may not require immediate attention, however.