Installing SMTP Support into Drupal

Create an email account for your website to use:

Log into cpanel for your account and create an email account that the email will come from.

  1. Email: donotreply

  2. Domain: (pick yours from the drop down)

  3. Password: This should be complex as no one will need to know it except when you configure the plugin

  4. Create Account

Setup Drupal to Send via SMTP:

  1. Install the plugin from here:
  2. Enable the plugin within your Administration Interface.
  3. Navigate to "Administer" -> "Site Configuration" -> "SMTP Authentication Support"
  4. Fill out the form using the below as a guide:
    • Turn this module on or off: On
    • SMTP Server: localhost
    • SMTP Backup Server: -blank-
    • SMTP Port: 465 (we have had the best luck with this setup)
    • Use Encrypted Protocol: Use SSL
    • Username: Enter the email address of the email account you have created for these purposes.
    • Password: Enter the password for the account you created.
    • Email From Address: Enter the email address of the email account you created.
    • Email From Name: Enter the name you would like to appear in the envelope information on the emails your site would send. Commonly this could be Your Website Name
    • Email Address to send a test email to: You should set this to your email address so when you click save, a test email will be dispatched to you.
  5. You should be good to go!
Please note, this guide is intended for informational purposes only. We cannot provide support for this third-party plugin. You can obtain assistance with the plugin and it's installation from the developer via the site:
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