Email Protocols – POP3, SMTP and IMAP

The tutorial provides detailed information about what is POP3 and the default ports for them. You shall also come across most commonly used Email protocols on the internet – POP3, IMAP and SMTP. What is POP3? The standard mail protocol Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3) is used to receive emails from a remote server to a […]

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How do I view my email settings?

Select your control panel below for instruction on how to view you email configuration settings: I have a cPanel account I have a Plesk account How to view your mailbox settings in cPanel Log into cPanel Click Email Accounts Under Email Accounts locate your mailbox Click Set Up Mail Client next to your mailbox All you […]

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What is the default port for sending e-mail via SMTP?

Most web servers are configured to send e-mail over SMTP via port 25. If you need to send e-mail over a secure connection (SSL/TLS), the port number should be 465. Our shared servers use these default port numbers. For information about how you can switch over to SMTP authentication for sending e-mails via your web […]

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Using SMTP for Sending E-mail in phpBB (PHP Mail Alternative)

For security reasons, sending e-mail using the internal PHP mail() function is disabled on most of our shared servers. By default, phpBB sends e-mail via the internal PHP mail() function. You will need to switch over to using SMTP authentication for e-mails to work. phpBB has built-in settings that allow you to control whether phpBB […]

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WordPress – Switch to Sending Email via SMTP (PHP Mail Alternative)

For security reasons, sending e-mail using the internal PHP mail() function is disabled on most of our shared servers. Default WordPress installations rely on the mail() function to send e-mail to you and your blog users. You will need to switch over to using SMTP authentication for e-mails to work. As there are no settings […]

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PHP Mail Function Disabled on Shared Web Hosting

We had previously decided to disable the mail function because the mail() function was often used by malicious users on our network to send spam and other unsolicited e-mails. We recommend our customers to use an e-mail library in order to send e-mails, and there are many in which to choose from. CodeIgniter Framework. If […]

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