Configure SMTP for outbound emails
To configure outbound email for user registrations, follow these steps:
- Log in to the application as an administrator.
- Select the “Config” menu item.
Select the “General Settings” sub-menu and enter the email address that should appear on email messages in the “Gallery administrator email” field. For example, to configure a Gmail account, you would enter your Google Apps or Gmail email account in full.
Select the “Email settings” sub-menu and enter details for the SMTP server to be used for outbound email. For example, to configure a Gmail account, you could use the settings below. Replace USERNAME and PASSWORD with your Gmail account username and password respectively.
SMTP Host - ssl://smtp.gmail.com:465 SMTP Username - USERNAME@gmail.com SMTP Password - PASSWORD
Click “Save new configuration” to save your changes.
To configure the application to use other third-party SMTP services for outgoing email, such as SendGrid or Mandrill, refer to the FAQ.
NOTE: If you are using Gmail as the outbound email server and have experienced issues trying to send emails correctly, check the Gmail SMTP troubleshooting page to learn the causes of these issues and how to solve them.