Hey I am new to php and was thinking of writing a mailing list. Very simple, users enter their email into a box and click signup or whatever. I am just wondering.. where -or- how do I store those email addresses? Obviously storing them in a text file on the server would be risky. So do they have to be encoded or something?

Any advice or info would be helpful!

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You would probably want to use a MySQL table to store the emails. Then all you would have to do is write a php script that you can use to send email (Just make sure to password protect it for security!!).
PHPList is a pre-coded, easily customizable PHP mailing list application. Check it out on their website (Note to Mods: I'm not advertising this product as it's free. I'm simply providing a pre-coded resource that might be easier to understand/use).

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