How to set up an email address on your website

  • Login to your website as an admin via the link https://yourwebsitedomain/login.
  • Fill in your username and password and then click on Blue Log In button.
  • After you’ve successfully logged in. Click on the Settings tab left side of your WP Dashboard as shown below.
  • Next, click on Easy WP SMTP as shown below
  • After landing on Easy WP SMTP Settings page, start by filling in your email address previously created on your server account. Fill From Email Address text field as shown below.
  • Fill your website name on From Name text field as pointed on the image below.
  • Next, check Force From Name Replacement checkbox as pointed on the image below.
  • Then fill Reply-To Email Address text field with your official domain name email address as shown below.
  • Type in your SMTP Host as shown below. Your SMTP host must be in this format: mail.domain.com or mail.domain.co.ke, depending on your domain name type.
  • Make sure None is selected as Type of Encryption as shown in the image below.
  • Then fill in 25 inside the SMTP Port text field as shown below.
  • Inside SMTP Username text field, fill in your official domain email address as shown below.
  • Inside SMTP Password text field, fill in your official domain email address Password as shown below.
  • Click on the blue Save Changes button to save your SMTP email configuration.
  • After Saving Changes, move upwards and click on Test Email tab as shown below.
  • Inside To: text field, type in your personal gmail or yahoo email address.

NOTE: Your personal email address is only used for testing your website SMTP email configuration set up if it’s working or not.

  • Click on blue Send Test Email button.
  • If you receive shown below message after sending a test email, know that your SMTP configuration is 100% working.
  • If you receive shown below message after sending a test email, know that your SMTP configuration isn’t working. Please send a ticket to GIF WebHosting support team via this link www.tinyurl.com/GIFTicket to get help.

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