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Email Forwarders

Email forwarders are the functionality that allow email sent to a certain account to be resent to another. Very handy in lots of business situations. For example you may want to use a generic email address such as [email protected] on the front of your website, but Jane Doe needs to handle the enquiries, so we set up a forwarder to resend email from [email protected] to [email protected]. Or maybe someone is on holiday and emails sent to them need to be handled by someone else why they’re gone.

Set up forwarder

If you’re using Phoenix Web Development hosting, here’s how you do it. Note that the email address you’re forwarding does not need to be setup in ‘Email Accounts’ to be forwarded. Simply follow the steps below.

Login to your domain’s cPanel (which is covered in our first email tutorial). Once in the admin area, click ‘Forwarders’ within the ‘Email’ section.

cpanel-admin-email-forwarders

You’ll be taken to the Forwarders screen which should look like the screen below. Click ‘Add Forwarder’.

cpanel-forwarders-screen

Fill in the forwarder form

cpanel-add-forwarder

 

If successful, your forwarder should be added to the table, looking similar to the image below. You’re done!

cpanel-forwarder

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