Testing trick - myname+1@gmail.com

One of the nice features of gmail is you can have n number of accounts tied to your normal email - with emails coming to you and being addressed properly. This trick is used by folk in the software testing and QA business. I used it to test my filters and visibility in the community apps I am building. The trick is to add a +x to your account - when previewing, or making fake accounts.

E.g. email = bughunter@gmail.com
so you can have bughunter+1@gmail.com

Saves you typing in the email every time if you switch between ‘normal’ email accounts. M


Yep! I recently recommended this option to a fellow teacher who has students without email addresses. Glide recognizes the unique addresses of name+1@gmail.com,name+2@gmail.com, etc, but all the verification codes go to the original email (name@gmail.com).

For now, a great hack for providing students with their own account (thus allowing filtering by signed in user).

Thanks for starting this thread @Mark_Turrell to make others aware!

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@Mr_Watkin this might be a usual technique for you.