How to set Office 365 custom attributes and use them in email signatures

[Update]: This article was first published on November 22, 2018. It’s been updated to present the new way for setting up custom attributes with the User attributes manager. To find out more, see this section of the article.

Similarly to the on-premises Exchange, Exchange Online contains several attributes you can set for each user. First name, last name, address, organization-related and contact information – it can all be set up in Office 365. While standard AD fields are enough for some Office 365 organizations, a non-standard field is sometimes needed. This is where custom attributes come in handy. In this article, I will discuss how to set up Office 365 custom attributes and show some of their applications.

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Using gender pronouns in email signatures

[Update]: This article was first published on January 26, 2021. It’s been updated to present the new way for setting up gender pronouns with our User attributes manager.

Gender pronouns are becoming an essential part of every professional email communication and companies now tend to include gender information in their email signature policy. In this article we’ll highlight the importance of gender pronouns and show you how to use them in email signatures in your organization.

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11+ professional out of office text examples

[Update]: This article was first published on April 23, 2018. It’s been updated with new examples and solutions for managing out of office messages across company.

Have you ever wondered what to write in your out of office messages? You have come to the right place! Sometimes it is just difficult to think of a perfect text for your out of office, right off the bat. That is why we thought it would be nice to share some good out of office examples and inspirations. Below you will find sample messages for any occasion. But first, let’s look at the basic information you should always (conditions apply!) have in your out of office message and which you should avoid.

P.S. The guide below is focused on good examples of out of office messages. If you want to learn more about managing automatic responses in Microsoft 365, see our in-depth guide.

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CodeTwo announced as finalist at European IT & Software Excellence Awards

Great news! CodeTwo was named Finalist in European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2021, next to companies such as Microsoft, Google and Oracle. Our cloud email signature software was recognized in the Best Customer Engagement Model Building category, a brand new category this year, designed specifically to look at how businesses navigated the uncharted waters in the “new normal”. This award acknowledged companies which were the most responsive to their customers’ needs during the pandemic and the shift to remote and hybrid work model.

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CodeTwo Email Signatures for Office 365 wins two Stevie Awards in the 18th International Business Awards

We’re proud to announce that CodeTwo Email Signatures for Office 365 has been named double 2021 Stevie Award Winner in The 18th Annual International Business Awards. Our cloud email signature service competed with more than 3,800 nominations worldwide, and won in two categories: for the best Cloud Application/Service and the best Marketing/Public Relations Solution. See how a committee of more than 260 judges rated CodeTwo software.

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G2 Summer 2021 reports are out! CodeTwo solutions once again named category leaders

G2.com is a portal which gathers feedback from software users to offer an unbiased comparison between similar solutions. Once every quarter, G2 publishes reports which sum up how customers rated their experience. The best solutions in each category also receive awards, which recognize their strengths over the competition. We’re thrilled to tell you that CodeTwo’s solutions got multiple awards, including the Leader award.

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CodeTwo solutions recognized in G2 Spring 2021 Reports

Spring 2021 has come, and with it the new quarterly G2 awards for the best software. Three CodeTwo software solutions were highly acclaimed by G2 users in their reviews and earned several G2 awards, including the Leader award in the Email Signature Software category and the Best Support award. Receiving kudos for our products and the hard work of our Customer Success Team is always rewarding. Even more so when they are posted on external review portals for all the world to see!

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New tool: CodeTwo Exchange Rules Converter

Great news for all admins using CodeTwo Exchange Rules and Exchange Rules Pro to manage their email signatures. We’ve just released CodeTwo Exchange Rules Converter. The tool lets you easily migrate email signature rules and designs defined in the CodeTwo Exchange Rules product family to CodeTwo Email Signatures for Office 365. If you follow the trend to move your organization from Exchange to the Microsoft 365 (Office 365) cloud, you can move your on-premises email signatures with you and manage them using the software you’re familiar with.

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How to add a signature to a Teams meeting request in Outlook

With the growing interest and usage of Microsoft Teams, people are creating more online meetings than ever. And since you can easily invite others to a Teams meeting using Outlook, that’s what most people do. Did you know that you can easily add a signature to such a meeting invitation? This article shows why you should do it and how.

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