webmaster at domain, To create or not?

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 12:23:00 MST 2008


If your site breaks, people are going to email webmaster at yourdomain,
it's kind of traditional.
I recommend you have it on all of your commercial domains.

On Jan 26, 2008 11:48 AM, Joseph Hall <joseph at thatworks.com> wrote:
> On Jan 26, 2008 11:20 AM, Stephen Shaw <sshaw at decriptor.com> wrote:
> > I was emailed by someone noting that the webmaster at domain didn't exist and
> > that it would be great to create that and forward it.  My thought is that it
> > would be heavily spammed.  Do people still create webmaster?  Is it a good
> > or bad idea?
>
> I never did like the idea of the webmaster account. Seemed like a
> waste to me. But occassionally I'll run across some indexing site that
> allows me to change my information in their index, using the webmaster
> account to identify me. I usually only bother if they get something
> wrong that I care enough to get fixed, or if I want to remove WHOIS
> contact info from their index (both have happened).
>
> When that happens, I will usually just create the webmaste account, do
> what I need to do, and then kill the account again.
>
> --
> Joseph
> http://blog.josephhall.com/
>
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