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Digests Leave Beta

Thanks everyone who has helped evaluate digests over the past weeks. All of the blocking issues are now resolved and we will be releasing them soon.

Once digests are officially released there will be links to them from the FeedMail site and pricing information added to our homepage.

Price Increase

Part of the purpose of the beta was to evaluate the cost of providing digests and see how they would be used. We have decided upon final pricing which we hope will be sustainable for years to come.

Digests issues will cost 1 credit per 5 feeds.

Note that this is feeds included in an issue, not total feeds that target a particular digest. It also does not matter how many new items a feed has. So if you have a digest with 200 feeds configured but this morning's issue only has new items from 2 of them it will cost 1 credit. If 14 feeds update the next day that issue will cost 3 credits. If the day after has no updates it will cost nothing.

This new pricing takes effect no earlier than 2022-09-19.

This covers the cost of checking the large number of feeds that may be part of a single digest while still providing predictable limits on spending. (For example a daily digest with 20 feeds will cost at most 1464 credits (about $1.50 at full price) a year.

Entry Limit

If a feed has had more than 100 new items FeedMail may exclude some of the older entries to avoid massive or spammy emails. This limit applies to each feed separately so a digest may include many hundred of items in total.

We may adjust the limits further as we experience more corner cases such as a total email size limit.

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If you have any comments or suggestions feel free to reach out. We look forward to hearing from you.

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