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Send Test Mail fails on J4.4.2: "Could not execute: /usr/sbin/sendmail", similar problem with phpmail

I have 3 sites on Ionos hosts running Joomla 4.4.2, almost up to date. The Global Config page "Send Test Mail" works fine with sendmail or php mail options on two of the sites. The third ...
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How do I setup Joomla to use Postfix on a local machine?

As title states, I need to setup Joomla on my local machine for testing, and want to use Postfix to debug mails that are sent. Any links or tips are welcome.
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Mail from a joomla website with own sensitivity label in outlook

I need your help. Is there any way to code a function for a joomla website that has email sending option, that the emails will have sensitivity labels in outlook? The sensitivity labels are already ...
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Joomla 4 Email Single User

Is it possible to email an individual user from within the Joomla 4 admin area? Preferably without using a paid plugin.
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Joomla Logman Notify modify email message

A question about the joomla plugin Logman Notify. (https://www.joomlatools.com/extensions/logman/documentation/plugins/notify-plugin) The Notify plugin can send activity notifications to a selected ...
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Add image to registration email

I have some issues getting the registration email that I want. I have changed the language override to have the text I want. But now I want to add some images, logo and signature to the email. But how ...
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Workflow question: How to fix missing com_messages text?

Whenever a user submits and article on one of my sites, the message that comes across has only COM_MESSAGES_NEW_MESSAGE as the subject and COM_MESSAGES_NEW_MESSAGE_BODY. I've tried several things, ...
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Automate IIT Newsletter Creation

I am looking for assistance in creating a newsletter. Tool that will create a newsletter 5-10 articles will generate in diff categories and sorts out based on category Eventually we need a user ...
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SMTP Server settings error

I have tested with the Exact same settings on both my local joomla website and the live one. rex-topia.com [Live] SMTP Error: Could not connect to SMTP host. Locally [localhost] Message The email was ...
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Why aren't the credentials being binded in the user registration email and how can we fix it in J4?

As per the title, when an admin creates a new account with a certain email address, the new user correctly receives the email that should contain the credentials, but the values are not binded, i.e. ...
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Internal Server Error on Send Test Mail

Im using Joomla 4.1.0 When i try to send a test mail, from Global Configuration - Server - Mail, i get the following error message. "An error has occurred while fetching the JSON data: HTTP 500 ...
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getMailer gives "Failed to start application" exception, how do I fix it?

Attention! While searching for a solution I have found that the hosting service blocked mails, I'm not sure this is a valid question anymore, don't reply untile further notice. The issue Quoting from ...
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Joomla 4: Problem with the contact form, the text sent is missing

I'm creating a contact form with Privacy Check box (Joomla 4, template Cassiopeia). I have done all the steps as in joomla 3.x (custom fields) and everything works. But... When the e-mail arrives, all ...
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Manipulate values of form before sending

A customer of mine has a Joomla website with several forms. When submitting these forms an email is sent to my customer with the content. Unfortunately the preset values ("value if empty") ...
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How can I use Office365 to sent SMTP emails from Joomla?

Microsoft now requires MFA to be set up to use SMTP. I don't see an easy way to add a 2FA to Joomla for this process. Is there a way to do this in Joomla to send SMTP via the standard Joomla way of ...
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How can I implement OAuth2 for sending emails

I want to send emails using Smtp.gmail.com with oauth2 support, but I couldn't find any explanation. Everyone seems to avoid discussing this, and the few questions about it have not been answered ...
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index.php is sending out a suspicious number of emails

We got an email from Siteground about a suspicious number of outgoing emails from public_html/index.php. They've blocked the site from sending emails. Which we need to resolve. There is no contact ...
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Reroute all emails to developer / debug address

I am trying to intercept outgoing emails from joomla and reroute them to my email address for development and testing. Ideally I could set up a toggle under Global Configuration > Server > Email ...
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How to add base64 string to email as an attachment in Joomla?

I am getting data in the following format through post request. "data:image/png;base64, iVBORw0KGgoAAAANSUhEUgAAAAUAAAAFCAYAAACNbyblAAAAHElEQVQI12P4//8/...
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Contact Form doesn´t send emails

We have a problems with the person who build the web and they don´t response our requests, We recently observe that the contact form from the web contact doesn´t send emails, I never used Joomla i don´...
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cli file for sending email fails to sent email

I created a file in the cli folder name it sendemail.php with the following code inside: <?php /** * @package Joomla.Cli * * @copyright Copyright (C) 2005 - 2019 Open Source Matters, Inc. ...
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Can Joomla send the user an email after admin approves them?

I refer to this ticket: Can Joomla send the user an email when admin approves them? hence I can not reply or comment as a new user does anyone know a solution to this issue of mine? Problem is: ...
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Spam Emails and Web Host Security

Joomla 3.9.13 The past while i've been receiving a lot of emails with the subject line similar to; Subject: Warning: message 1iTQ2k-00083X-8c delayed 24 hours The email body contains the following, ...
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Send email upon publish/unpublish of an item in custom component

I have created a hello world component based upon this documentation https://docs.joomla.org/Special:MyLanguage/J3.2:Developing_an_MVC_Component/ I want to send a notification to users if an item's ...
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Admin Info Mail on registration isn't send anymore

I have setup a Joomla website with registration confirmation through admin. Global setting for mail sending - set to yes The user is set to get system mails Info mail to admin on registration - set ...
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How to use form rules programatically to validate data outside a form

I've created a component where an admin can bulk upload users and I want to validate the email addresses before creating those users. The XML definition of the form for creating or modifying a user (...
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Variables do not work in email form

I made a simple email form to send an attachment (image). All sender information is taken from the joomla database, the user selects from the dropdown list (populated from database) new name of image. ...
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Contact form error : The following from address failed

I have a site developed in Joomla 2.5.9. Recently it moved to a new server and email is changed. I changed the email settings in Global configuration section. But now if I try to send email from ...
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Joomla registration emails and PHP mail() taking hours to deliver

UPDATE UPDATE UPDATE: Okay so all the emails ended up arriving, but they took anywhere from 30 minutes to 9 hours. Here's the raw message of one maybe osmeone can decipher it for me. Delivered-To: my....
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Global BCC for all Emails from Joomla

Is there a way to for Joomla to add a BCC to all emails it sends? I am using the contacts component with over 160 contacts that are contactable via the contact form option. I want to be able to add ...
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Joomla 2.5 email validation issue

There seems to be a major issue on several v2.5.7 sites I've been asked to help with, where emails are not being validated when entered into the built-in com_contact component on a standard contact-us ...
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Email notifications on new articles / Automatic newsletter

I need a way to automatically send an e-mail to a list of subscribers either whenever a new article is published, with a link to that article or periodically, with a list of new articles I did a ...
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When calling sendMail, how do I get the error if the mail isn't sent?

I'm sending email using the following code: $mail =& JFactory::getMailer(); $email_sent = $mail->sendMail( $from_email, $from_name, $to_email, $subject, ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04 and Joomla Mail with Exchange

I'm a bit stumped been working on trying to fix this issue for a few days now and decided it's finally time for help. Essentially, I setup a new Ubuntu 16.04LTS server used to host my Joomla intranet ...
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Override Joomla mailer settings in case of using secondary mailserver as backup

Does anyone know how to "override" these mail settings in Joomla? I need to set host, port etc at PHP level: $mailer->setHost = "localhost"; $mailer->setPort = 25; $mailer->setSMTPAuth = ...
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Joomla 3.x - Send user password via email

I've a situation here. I've a specific user Group 'Admin', which has ability to change other user passwords. I want to make sure, that when this specific user group 'Admin' changes some user password (...
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How to change the language on mailchimp signup module input fields?

I have a multilingual Joomla 3.6 Site, with English and German using MailChimp and the MailChimp Signup Module. The issue that I have is that while I can manually translate the title and texts via ...
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You must provide at least one recipient email address (when saving Global Configuration)

This is somehow started happening recently on some Joomla 3.6.5 sites. Each time I save anything in the com_config - either on the global configuration, or a component's configuration, I am getting ...
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Adding SMTP header to message sent with JMail

I'm using an e-mail provider (sparkpost) for sending mail from my Joomla! website. Some mails are marketing e-mails others are transactional e-mails. The default e-mail setting in sparkpost is '...
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Cannot send emails after migrating hosted joomla to localhost

I have trouble sending emails with Joomla! 3.6.5 I get a message Notice ??SMTP connect failed?? The settings in the configuration file are the same as the same ones as at the hosted website. public ...
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SMTP connect() failed, Cannot send mails

I have a vanilla Joomla installation. I installed RSForm plugin to send emails from Contact Us form. However, when the user fills out the form get the message: SMTP connect() failed I tried to ...
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Mass mail 50k + users, solution?

As the title suggests, I have a pretty large user base, pushing 60k now, and I can never mass mail them, I cant even do batch functions as joomla (or rather my server) runs out of memory when trying ...
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Not receiving emails sent from contact form

I am running Joomla hosted on a server with sendmail installed. The PHP mail and sendmail are working perfectly; I tested them. The configuration for the mail in Joomla is correct (the info in which ...
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How to Modify Joomla Registration Confirmation Email

I'm currently trying to enhance/streamline the User Registration process on our Joomla website, however I've run into a snag on modifying the User Confirmation email. I have figured out how to change ...
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Add html to transactional email

I use Mandrill to send my transactional emails, so JMailer sends the data to Mandrill, Mandrill wraps it with a nice template and voila! This works fine, but several of my customers have asked if I ...
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Don't show other recipients when sending multiple emails with JMail

So this is my code where I send same email to 3 different users $mailer->sendMail($emailfrom, $sitename, '[email protected]', $subject, $message, 1); $mailer->sendMail($emailfrom, $sitename, '...
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Email doesn't get sent if it includes a specific URL

Using AcyMailing to send out a Newsletter to our group. The Newsletter has a number of links to our sponsors' websites.IF I include a link to one very specific URL, the email never gets sent. ...
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Activation email not being sent

I'm stuck with something that ought to be simple: My Joomla system is not sending activation emails when users register on the site. I've checked (and double-checked) the configuration, and I can't ...
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Joomla Mass Mails not working, SMTP settings ok

I'm trying to use Joomla's Mass Mail function to test emails being sent from Joomla and a contact form plugin (Fox Contact). When trying to send an email using the Mass Mail form, Joomla shows the ...
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How do I make the registration verification email send all user details?

The website requires administrator approval of users but I need the email to the admin to contain not just the name and email address of the new user but also all the other details in the login form. ...
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