GMail ignores Reply-to header [SOLVED]
I have a contact form on my website. People can leave their e-mail, so that I contact them back. I set it up so that e-mail is sent “From“ my e-mail address (general rule: never put user’s e-mail in “From“ field), and Reply-to set to user’s e-mail address.
However, when I click “Reply” in GMail, the reply gets sent to back to me. Looks like some glitch in GMail’s design, and they did not bother to fix it for a long time.
The solution is rather simple, just change the “From“ field to some other address you own (different from GMail account address). For example if your e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org, you can use email@example.com in the header. After this little change, “Reply-to“ started working properly.
I hope this helps someone.Tweet to @mbabuskov Tweet Milan Babuškov, 2011-12-01