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I am looking for an easy way to contact (email) all the members of a SharePoint site. Is this possible without custom code?

I do NOT have the ability to create distribution groups in AD, or anything like that. I am acting as an end user who has owner rights of one Team site. I have seen some third party web parts that offer a solution but I am curious if this is possible with 'out-of-box' functionality, possibly using Outlook.

I CAN go to the 'people and groups' screen and use the actions menu to email the selected members, but this screen only lists 30 members at a time so it doesn't really scale.


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Update: We managed to create a view on the hidden user info list that let us see all the users in one screen, thus getting rid of the 30 members at a time limitation. This however does not solve the issue as the actions menu 'send email' option just generates a mailto: link which is limited to 2083 characters (in the javascript) due to URL length limitations in IE. – Joe Capka Jun 28 '11 at 10:22
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It may not be ideal, but you could create an announcements list and add immediate alerts for the required users. When you add an announcement, they will receive an email.

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It seems like this is the only option, I was just hoping to get away from the alert email template as this can get lost amongst other alerts. Thanks though. – Joe Capka Jun 29 '11 at 7:26
Would someone care to share instructions on how to create an announcement list? – dylan murphy Mar 17 at 19:53

you can try this guide which will export user list to Excel

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