This mailing list is powered by ctnlist, a web application developed by Richard Catto 084 010 5359.

ctnlist is available to power your mailing list upon request.


  • Fully automatic bounce handling system
  • Automatic Priority System (APS) - sends to your regular readers first
  • Dynamic count of your regular readers
  • Automatic message archive creation
  • Subscribers can self manage their subscriptions
  • Login system via accepts third party account logins such as Facebook, Google etc.
  • Message is sent only once to a subscriber
  • Tracks when messages are read
  • Simple template system
  • Templates for both html and text parts of a message
  • Edit templates and messages using CKeditor, a popular WYSIWYG HTML editor
  • Very fast sending using the Swiftmailer 4.x library
  • Stable and reliable - been in daily use since February 2009
  • Small database footprint

ctnlist Mailing list Software

Our ctnlist software is a mailing list product with an online web interface developed in house by Richard Catto for Cape Town news. Cape Town news is a free thinking online marketing agency, founded in 2004.


ctnlist comprises php 7.0 scripts with a mysql backend, bootstrap html framework and some javascript for interface magic. We're very happily invested in php, epecially the latest version! We believe in PHP and the Fat Free Framework!

Email Campaigns

Our ctnlist mailing list tool enables businesses to send out email campaigns to promote their businesses plus monitor them in real time, online. Contact Richard for more info on 084 010 5359 or rrcatto @