Create an account at SendGrid and you can click the free one.
Once you create the account and confirm the email, fill in the profile details and continue.
You’ll see a notice that your account is being provisioned. This can take a few hours or more/less. You can’t sent mail until the account is fully provisioned. Wait to change your SMTP mail for your site until after it is provisioned.
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We use a transactional mail service as we recommend in this blog. As we recently changed to SparkPost, we’re writing this tutorial to show you how to set up your transactional mail there as well, should you want to.
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One way to help prevent spammers from hitting your server is Cloudflare. Not only do they help prevent spam but they can help speed up your site. Here’s how to set it up.
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When you are having issues on your site and you need services to help get those issues fixed, you might get a response such as, “That’s a script issue” or “That’s a bug with the script”. Since our support plans are not for “script issues” or “script bugs”, this article can explain the difference between the two, in non-technical terms.
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Using Mandrill for your Site Transactional Mail
First you need an account at mandrill .
Once you sign up, the next screen asks if you want to use SMTP or API method. With the API method, you have more control so that is how mine is set up.
It’s best to set up an app for each domain you have, in case you have more than one domain.
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