Configure the SMTP Server
Before email templates and other email features may be utilized, you must first enable and configure an SMTP server.
To enable and configure the SMTP server navigate to.
Enable email by clicking on the Enabled toggle, and save your settings once you have completed your configuration.
- Host Optional defaults to
The hostname of the SMTP server. This will be provided by your SMTP provider.
- Port Optional defaults to
The port of the SMTP server. This will be provided by your SMTP provider. Ports
587are the well known ports used by SMTP, it is possible your provider will utilize a different port.
In most cases you will be using TLS to connect to your SMTP server, and the port will generally be
- Username Optional
The username used to authenticate to the SMTP server. This will be provided by your SMTP provider.
- Change password Optional
When enabled, you may modify the SMTP password, when the Password field is not displayed the current password will not be modified.
- Password Required
The new password to use for the outgoing SMTP mail server authentication. This field is only required when Change password is checked.
- Security Optional default is
The security type when using an SSL connection to the SMTP server. This value should be provided by your SMTP provider.
Generally speaking, if using port
25you will select
None, if using port of
465you will select
SSLand if using port
587you will select
TLS. It is possible your provider will be different, follow your providers instruction.
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