Frank van Tol
Frank van Tol
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📅 Dec 1, 2018 🕘 1 min read 💬 109 words

Dots and plusses for your gmail

Most people forgot this piece of original gmail documentation from Google about the formand shape of your gmail address.

It basically confirms 2 things:

  • that the . (dot) is not relevant in your emailaddress and foobar@ or even are all the same.

  • adding a + with text is also fine and can be used to track where your emailaddress ends up after you filled it in on a registration page on a website. So is perfectly fine and shows up in your inbox just fine.

Now go and use these tips to create (basically) aliases and set up Inbox filters to keep the Inbox clean !

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