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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, 'adam@malinator.com', $subject, $message, 1); $mailer->sendMail($emailfrom, $sitename, '...
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Create user from administrator and send email

In Joomla 3, when creating a User from the administration panel I want him to receive a confirmation email. In global configuration I set New User Account Activation to Self and Send Password to Yes ...
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How can I add an Email template in Joomla

How to add an email template for all emails that Joomla sent. Is there any standard way to do this? Or do we have to add custom codes in each mail sending sections (or PHPmailer class)? I'm looking ...
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Smtp connect failed and unable to send email

I am not able to send email using gmail as SMTP. I have already tried using the following settings in the Joomla backend: SMTP Authentication = Yes SMTP Security = SSL SMTP Port = 465 SMTP Username = ...
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Joomla 3.4.3 mail function

I built a custom component using the $mail = JFactory::getMailer(); as shown on this page: https://docs.joomla.org/Sending_email_from_extensions. I'm using mailtrap.io to catch the sent mail for ...
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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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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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Is there any benefit to setting encoding of mail to base64?

Using the JMailer class, it possible to easily send out a mail using the Joomla API. One of the options I don't know too much about is the encoding part: $mailer = JFactory::getMailer(); $mailer->...
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Send a copy of an e-mail

I have a page blocked by a login module, and I have the "Forgot my password" link etc .. I want to send a copy of the send e-mail to an other email. For example. User1 lost his password, he click on ...
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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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Email address being protected from spambots

I've only noticed this issue on one of my sites. I recently upgraded it from 2.5 to 3.4 On certain (k2 contact) pages where there is an email address displayed I am seeing this right beside the email;...
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Can a single VM3 website handle multiple shops?

We have a client who wants to open new shops. They already have a website but can a VM3 website be made to suit multiple shops? When the admin order confirmation e-mail arrives in the inbox, we ...
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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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Resend registration email / reminder

I have two step verification set up on a particular website which works well in most cases. However upon checking my registered users I notice that there are quite a few that are marked as '...
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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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How to launch an asynchronous php process

I am developing an ecommerce component. I have noticed that when the user makes the purchase, the process takes between 18 and 20 seconds, which is quite unacceptable. Following up the code, I have ...
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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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How to capture bounce email in joomla

Is there a way where i can capture the email that bounced after the user registration and create a script to block that account?
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Script using JMail not sending the email

I have a component that I built to make calculations. I would like to allow the person to email their results to themselves. I have tried to create a mail function in the controller of the default.php ...
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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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Modify mail on user-creation

at the moment I'm getting the following mail an user-creation: Hallo Lastname Fristname, diese E-Mail-Adresse wurde von einem Administrator auf der Seite example.com für einen neuen Benutzer ...
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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 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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Email - is this possible

I created a Joomla 2.5 site (needs updated I know) for a client a while back, the site hasn't been maintained in quite a while. They contacted me today concerned about an email which was (thought to ...
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Customising the Virtuemart confirmation e-mail?

I am using Joomla 1.5 and Virtuemart 1. With the order confirmation e-mail sent to the seller, is it possible to not show attributes that have the default option selected? (not changed) For example ...
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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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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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Mass Mail partially works

Mass Mail works fine when I send to all Super Users (3), but NOT when I send to all Registered users (64?). Even when the other setting are the same (BCC on, HTML off, etc...). I'm using Joomla 3.4.8, ...
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Are there any events dispatched after a user's email confirmation in joomla 3.x?

I need to perform some actions after the user confirms their email accounts/registration. I have been looking for whether Joomla dispatches any events on registration confirmation but i still cant ...
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Auditing sent e-mails

Recently I received warning from my hosting provider that a couple of suspicious e-mails were sent from one J! instance. Listing of recipients also contained some legitimate addresses of related J! ...
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User management with no email

We are building a Joomla 3.x component for school management where each student will have a user account to login and manage their dashboards. The problem is not all students will have email address ...
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Joomla Email Not working

I am working on Joomla3.4. Joomla default registration page is created on menu. When i register activation email is not working. I uploaded simple email script which is working fine. Please help me ...
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Virtuemart 3 Automatic e-mails/reciepts

Are reciepts automatically sent to the admin e-mail when a customer places an order using Virtuemart 3 and Joomla 2.5? I have seen the registration process which is ok, but I haven't seen any order e-...
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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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Customize system emails

Is there a way customizing the emails that Joomla send automatically? For example emails with username e passwords sent to new users registered by some administrator. In particular I need to insert ...
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Mass emailing - maximum recipients problem

We have a client who would like users to be able to send a mass email to other registered users on the site. We have got this working perfect using Joomla's JMail class which gets all users' email ...
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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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Sending email to some specific user

is there any way to send email only to some specific joomla user ? How to do that please ? Thank you
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How to enable email cloaking for my email address that is shown in rsform?

I have a contact us form built using the RSForm Pro component. At the top of the form I have a brief intro-text, using the RSForm freetext field, where I have my email address for those that don't ...
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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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Joomla contact form

I'm using Joomla 3.0 and I created a basic contact form. I created a mail id in info@domain.com in Webmail. In the contact form, after filling the details and submitting the form, I'm getting the ...
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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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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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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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Load an HTML template and to email

I'd like to send a formatted HTML email from a custom component. I thought I would be able to create a tmpl file somewhere like components/mycomponent/views/emailer/tmpl/default_email.php and then in ...
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Good Link Tracking Plugin?

I am looking for a good way to track links. I would like to be able to add a small code after a link that I could give individually to people. So for example, www.website.com/how-to-swim/customer1 ...
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How to add extra fields to the activation email?

I'm trying to edit the Registration email admins get when users sign up. I'm using a plugin called www.easy-profile.com which allowed me to add additional fields to the registration that I've called "...
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Emails by joomlahost warn me I should update Joomla version on unknown domain [closed]

I have a small personal website, say namesurname.joomlafree.it made with Joomla 2.5 (remote installation, that I keep updated regularly, actually to 2.5.19). It is the third time already in the ...
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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 ...