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Don't show other recipients when sending multiple emails with JMail

As you can see on the API reference page, the sendMail() function has a $bcc parameter: sendMail(string $from, string $fromName, mixed $recipient, string $subject, string $body, boolean $mode = ...
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Mass emailing - maximum recipients problem

If it were me, I'd do this: Sign up for Mandrill (made by the MailChimp people). You get the first 12,000 message for free. Sign up here: https://mandrill.com Get the CMandrill component from ...
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Create user from administrator and send email

The default behavior is that Joomla will send out an email to new users when created from the admin area (to the email in the "Email" field of the user settings). There are a couple of reasons I can ...
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index.php is sending out a suspicious number of emails

A few steps I take when troubleshooting these types of things for new clients when they’ve been hacked: You can add your first site free to https:://mysites.guru which will then run an audit on your ...
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How to launch an asynchronous php process

It seems to me that the question you are asking is perhaps not the one you meant to ask (if I may be so bold). I'm assuming that 18-20s response is unacceptable either because it's a poor user ...
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How to capture bounce email in joomla

One way to disallow bogus e-mails is to validate them during registration process. There are quite few extensions and guides available by simple Google search 'joomla validate email', such as Pre ...
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Mass mail 50k + users, solution?

The most common solution is AcyMailing + a professional SMTP service. AcyMailing is the best mailing extension for Joomla. My favorites SMTP services are SendGrid and Postmark. I also implement ...
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You must provide at least one recipient email address (when saving Global Configuration)

Hmm, I think I sorted out from where this notice is coming from. It looks like responsible for this is the latest version of Akeeba Admin Tools Pro (maybe it's also in the free core version don't know ...
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Email address being protected from spambots

That's the result of email-cloacking plugin. This is how an email address that exists inside the content, and is obfuscated with javascript, looks in the source code of the document, in order to be ...
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How to launch an asynchronous php process

You can't run asynchronous PHP processes. What you can do is to try using a queue system. The simplest thing would have a cron job running which checks for mailjobs to be sent. Then your component ...
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How to enable email cloaking for my email address that is shown in rsform?

Below are 2 options: 1. Display the form within Joomla Article. The first one is to inject and publish the form within a joomla article, where the cloaking plugin will be triggered. RS Form ...
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Customize system emails

The real answer is, it's a total pain. Most of the emails are in the language files, so you have to hack html into those and pray it works. The better way to do it IS with a plugin, and there are ...
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Modify mail on user-creation

Registration message comes from Language Variable defined in com_users language file: \language\en-GB\en-GB.com_users.ini Replace en-GB with your desired language code of course. You should ...
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Get user info and send email from button

Download Flexi Custom Code Module from the JED. Install the module and publish it to the position of your choice. Below the custom code box leave the option to use PHP on and disable the cleanup of ...
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Don't show other recipients when sending multiple emails with JMail

There are 2 solutions you can try of the following. By avoiding the mailer instance : $mailerand using the following code - JFactory::getMailer() JFactory::getMailer()->sendMail($emailfrom, $...
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Cannot send emails after migrating hosted joomla to localhost

You need a valid smtp server account in order to be able to send emails through SMTP. Your configuration settings show: SMTP Host = localhost SMTP User = ''; // none, empty SMTP Password = '...
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Adding SMTP header to message sent with JMail

Ah, I've found it: AddCustomHeader(). Output looks OK like this: $body = "Some content"; $mail = JFactory::getMailer(); $mail->addRecipient("recipient@example.com"); $mail->setBody($body); $...
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Customising the Virtuemart confirmation e-mail?

My colleague and I worked this out. You edit the ps_product file in administrator - components - com_virtuemart - classes. You do a string replace for the attributes you want affected at the end of ...
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Joomla contact form

Some hosts blacklist SMTP mail servers and the PHP mail setting just never consistently works. We ended up having to use mandrill's API http://mandrill.com/. There is an exellent extension to use the ...
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Send a copy of an e-mail

I've had a look and you may want to check out the following files; root/lib/components/com_users/models/remind.php and root/lib/components/com_users/models/reset.php You should be able to add ...
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Cloaking Emails does not work

The code you're trying to use (JHtml::_('email.cloak','demo@example.com'); is not meant to be used within articles. The page you linked to states clearly: Joomla has inbuilt email cloaking ...
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Can a single VM3 website handle multiple shops?

It's hard to pretend VM3 is prestashop, but imagine you need to do whole custom work to change all models, views, etc. change database tables. I'm professional programmer and if you come to me the ...
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Email - is this possible

Most likely spoofing but you may be able to use the Email Trace tool in cPanel (or similar) to check if an email was sent to a particular email address from the account. If there is no tool available ...
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Email address being protected from spambots

This error occurs when you send a form and have some problem, the plugin "Content - Email Cloaking" hide the email address. You can solve this, by disabling this plugin: Extension >> Plugin ...
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Sending email to some specific user

If you don't want to use an extension, what you can do is: Create a new user group Assign these specific users to you newly created group In the Joomla backend, go to Users >> Mass Mail Users Here ...
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Customize system emails

Depends what are your needs, but language overrides can help with most of the problems. On this way you can add HTML code into the language override and that means you can include most of the things ...
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Is there any benefit to setting encoding of mail to base64?

This encoding is designed to make binary data survive transport through transport layers that are not 8-bit clean, such as mail bodies. Base64-encoded data takes about 33% more space than the ...
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Joomla Mass Mails not working, SMTP settings ok

Found the problem, the server had the fsockopen() function disabled for security, which PHPMailer 2.1.4 (included with Joomla 2.5) uses. The issue was not present on Joomla 3.5 sites, as these use ...
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How to Modify Joomla Registration Confirmation Email

The text is the HTML of the email. You can have HTML code in that text formatted the way you want. There is no other place where you can actually change the HTML of that email. Update: Open the ...
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