Unlimited Gmail and Google Workspaces Email Addresses
A feature referred to as address tagging, plus-addressing, plus-forwarding, address extension, sub-addressing or sub-aliassing allows you to add a + to any gmail username to virtually create unlimited email addresses
Did you know that when Gmail accepts email to your email address, in the username portion (the part before the @ sign), everything after the plus (+) sign is ignored. Additionally, dots or periods (.) are ignored.
This means that if you have an email address like firstname.lastname@example.org email messages sent to “email@example.com” or “firstname.lastname@example.org” get routed to the same inbox as email@example.com.
Unfortunately, if you have a Google Workspaces account through your own business, your place of work, or your educational institution, then, the dot does not automatically route to your
Yes, Gmail and Google Workspaces is technically the same platform; however, Google Workspaces and Gmail are configured slightly differently in some ways. Furthermore, Google Workspaces can be configured by a domain administrator who can choose to enable or disable certain features. This is why some add-ons and apps do not work under a Google Workspaces account. The domain administrator has to either allow users to install the app or install it for all users at the workspace level.
Also, Gmail and Google Workspaces isn’t the only email platform where the + trick works. It is fairly well-known that this + address trick works in most, if not all mail servers served by the postfix mail server.