Sending mail with Joomla websites

1. Enter your Joomla dashboard.

2. Click on "Site", "Global configuration".

3. Choose the server "Server" tab and find the "Mail settings" section:

SMTP host for Joomla

4. Fill the fields with the following information:

  • Mailer: SMTP Server
  • Mail from: your email account (the one from which you want to send emails)
  • From Name: your name or company name
  • Sendmail Path: /usr/bin/sendmail
  • SMTP Authentication: select Yes if you want to send it authenticated, No if you don't
  • SMTP Security: select the type of security (SSL or none)
  • SMTP Port: 25
  • SMTP Username: your email address on the server's domain
  • SMTP Password: your password
  • SMTP Host: your SMTP hostname.

That's it, you're done.

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