It’s now mandatory to have the site working using SMTP or Elasticemail. This guide explains how to set up the SMTP configuration of your website.

Go to Settings -> Email Settings -> SMTP Configuration and specify or enable:

  • Smtp active: Enable this to activate SMTP
  • Smtp Secure: Enable if the SMTP connection needs to occur over ssl
  • Smtp host
  • Smtp port
  • Smtp auth: If SMTPAuth should be used
  • Smtp user
  • Smtp password

When you finish with the configuration, click SAVE

Gmail

If you are using a gmail account use the information provided below:

Using SSL:

  • Smtp active: ON
  • Smtp Secure: SSL
  • Smtp host: smtp.gmail.com
  • Smtp port: 465
  • Smtp auth: ON
  • Smtp user: email address (example@gmail.com)
  • Smtp password: gmail account password

Using TLS:

  • Smtp active: ON
  • Smtp Secure: TLS
  • Smtp host: smtp.gmail.com
  • Smtp port: 587
  • Smtp auth: ON
  • Smtp user: email address (example@gmail.com)
  • Smtp password: gmail account password

Outlook

  • Smtp active: ON
  • Smtp Secure: TLS
  • Smtp host: smtp-mail.outlook.com
  • Smtp port: 587
  • Smtp auth: ON
  • Smtp user: email address (example@outlook.com)
  • Smtp password: password

Yahoo

  • Smtp active: ON
  • Smtp Secure: TLS
  • Smtp host: smtp.mail.yahoo.com
  • Smtp port: 587
  • Smtp auth: ON
  • Smtp user: email address (example@yahoo.com)
  • Smtp password: password

Zoho

1. Create an account on Zoho.com
2. Follow the instructions to Verify your domain, Add users (email accounts) and Create groups.
3. On the step Configure Email Delivery, you need to login to your domain name provider panel and add the following DNS records:

  • Type: MX
  • Host Name: @
  • Address: mx.zoho.com
  • Priority: 10

and

  • Type: MX
  • Host Name: @
  • Address: mx2.zoho.com
  • Priority: 20

4. Proceed to Mail Client Configuration -> Outgoing/SMTP to find the configuration for your website SMTP:

Using SSL:

  • Smtp active: ON
  • Smtp Secure: SSL
  • Smtp host: smtp.zoho.com
  • Smtp port: 465
  • Smtp auth: ON
  • Smtp user: (example@zoho.com, or your own domain’s email address)
  • Smtp password: password

Using TLS:

  • Smtp active: ON
  • Smtp Secure: TLS
  • Smtp host: smtp.zoho.com
  • Smtp port: 587
  • Smtp auth: ON
  • Smtp user: (example@zoho.com, or your own domain’s email address)
  • Smtp password: password


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