Can emailed submissions be automatically added to my submissions manager?

When an email is sent to a special email address for your organization, a submission will be created and stored in a category named Email Submissions. Any files attached to the email will be saved as part of the submission. Please note that this feature is only available to Premier and Enterprise plan customers at this time.

a) Email Submissions into a General Email Submissions Category

1. To have emailed submissions sent to a general "Email Submissions" category, you (or your organization's webmaster) can create a form on your website in which submissions will be sent to an email address with the format:

<yourSubmittableSubdomain>@submissions.submittable.com 

For example: missoulamagazine@submissions.submittable.com

b) Email Submissions Into An Existing Submission Category

1. To email submissions directly into an existing submission category, include the CategoryID in the email address by using the format:

 <yourSubmittableSubdomain>+<categoryID>@submissions.submittable.com

2. Find the email address for a particular submission category by going to the Categories tab of the main navigation bar and clicking on the link icon located to the right of a submission category name.


For example: missoulamagazine+17623@submissions.submittable.com

c) Optional Tags To Include In Email Body

1. To forward an email and have the submission saved into a Submittable account for an author (rather than saved under the sender's name), use the #email tag:

#email:<submitter's email address>

For example, place the line below in the email body text to save the submission into an account associated with email address laurie@gmail.com:

#email:laurie@gmail.com

As the submission is being created, the system will check to see if there is already an account for the email address laurie@gmail.com. If the account exists, the submission will be added to that account. If an existing account for laurie@gmail.com is not found, one will be created. The part of the email address before the @ sign will be used for the submitter's name.

2. To specify a submitter's name for the newly created account, include #name in the body of the email:

#name:<AuthorFirstName><AuthorLastName>

For example, including the line below in the email body text will save the submission in an account with the name Laurie Pace:

#name:Laurie Pace

3. To apply labels to the submissions as it is saved, use the tag format:

#labels: <label name>,< label name>

For example,  #labels:First Round will add the label First Round to the submission.

#labels:First Round, Holy Cow will add the labels First Round and Holy Cow to the submission.


Organizations

  1. Getting Started With Submittable Guide
  2. How do I create or edit a submission category?
  3. New status: Completed
  4. How do I set up a submission category to sell a subscription or single issue?
  5. How do I use the Form Designer when creating or editing a category?
  6. How do I create a hidden category?
  7. How do I set up a blind review process?
  8. How do I add auto-labels for our submissions?
  9. How do I turn submission categories on and off?
  10. How do I set acceptable file types for a category?
  11. How do I add conditional logic to my submission form?
  12. How do I accept multiple files with a submission?
  13. Can I request metadata from submitters when they upload a file?
  14. How do I manually enter submissions?
  15. Can emailed submissions be automatically added to my submissions manager?
  16. How does submission scoring work?
  17. How do I review, make a note on, and rate a submission?
  18. How do we display submissions online for a public audience?
  19. How do I create a review form?
  20. Can reviewers edit finalized review forms?
  21. How do I hold a multi-round review process?
  22. How do I add a table to my application form?
  23. What spreadsheet formulas can I use in Tables?
  24. How do I add a field for internal use to my application form?
  25. Can I send additional forms to submitters to request more information?
  26. Can I schedule reminders for reviewers to review submissions or for submitters to complete additional forms?
  27. How do I use keyboard shortcuts to navigate between submissions?
  28. How do I add a private note to a submission?
  29. How do I add a Terms and Conditions checkbox to my submission form?
  30. How do I request agreement to terms and conditions when I accept a submission?
  31. What are the character limits for the Category Guidelines and Organization Profile Guidelines fields?
  32. How do I add a publication date to a submission?
  33. How do I use or remove the Calendar feature?
  34. How do I filter and organize the submissions in my submissions list?
  35. How do I label submissions?
  36. How do I assign submissions to team members for review?
  37. How do I automatically assign team members to incoming submissions for a specific category?
  38. Can I randomly assign submissions to a set number of reviewers?
  39. How many submissions are assigned to each team member and how many have they not yet reviewed?
  40. How do I attach a file to a submission?
  41. How do I replace the file on a submission?
  42. How do I send submissions to my Kindle?
  43. How do I delete a submission?
  44. How do I archive or unarchive submissions?
  45. How do I export our submission data?
  46. How do I batch export custom review data?
  47. How do I send an email to a submitter?
  48. How do I ensure new submissions get an automated response?
  49. How do I add a team member?
  50. How do I edit a team member's account?
  51. What does each team member level see?
  52. How do I customize the look and feel of my submission form?
  53. How do I upgrade or downgrade my Submittable subscription?
  54. What is an inactive plan?
  55. How do I sync the Calendar with other calendars?
  56. How do I change the default view displayed in the Submission Details screen?
  57. How do I cancel my Submittable account?
  58. Can I batch archive or batch delete submissions?
  59. How do I add and delete a file for a submission?
  60. How do I change the category of a submission?
  61. Can I integrate my Submittable account with Google Analytics?
  62. Does Submittable have an API?
  63. How do I use Zapier to connect my Submittable app to 3rd Party apps?
  64. How do I use the Submittable plugin on my WordPress site?
  65. How do I allow a submitter to edit a submission?
  66. How do I turn on or off the ability for submitters to request an edit on a submission?
  67. How can my organization receive reference letters?
  68. How can using Submittable increase the number of submissions our organization receives?
  69. How do I view and print submission document files?
  70. Can I charge a fee on my form?
  71. How do I sell memberships, subscriptions, or merchandise in my submission form?
  72. Can I charge submission fees in a non-US currency?
  73. What happens to my organization's account if we exceed our submission limit?
  74. Why did I get an error message when paying my invoice by credit card?
  75. Video File Transcode Error
  76. How do I unassign submissions?
  77. How do I remove a team member?
  78. How do I use response templates to send automated email messages?
  79. I have a Yahoo! or AOL email address. Why do my organization's emails come from notifications@email.submittable.com?
  80. How do I duplicate a submission category or form?
  81. How do I archive a submission category?
  82. When I do a batch file export, can I copy all files attached to the exported submissions into a single destination directory in Windows?
  83. How do I promote my organization’s creative call?

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