If you have a website hosting account and you create an email address, you may take the option to send and receive messages for granted, but in fact, this isn't always the case. Sending emails is not always a part of the hosting packages that companies have and an SMTP service is needed to be able to do that. The acronym signifies Simple Mail Transfer Protocol and that is the software application that enables you to send emails. If you are using an email application, it connects to the SMTP server. The latter then looks up the DNS data of the domain, that is a part of the receiving address to find out which mail server handles its emails. After some system information is interchanged, your SMTP server delivers the message to the remote IMAP or POP server and the e-mail is finally delivered in the matching mailbox. An SMTP server is necessary if you are using some kind of contact page form as well, so if you work with a cost-free hosting package, for example, it is very likely that you won't have the ability to use this type of form as many free web hosting service providers do not allow outgoing email messages.

SMTP Server in Website Hosting

With every website hosting we offer, you’re able to make use of our SMTP server and send emails via your preferred email application, webmail or a script on your website. The service is provided with the packages as standard, not like a paid add-on or on demand, so you're able to make use of your email addresses as soon as you create them in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. We have made detailed tutorials how one can create a mailbox in the most widely used desktop and smartphone email clients and they include all SMTP adjustments that you need together with common issues that you might come across in addition to their solutions. If you work with an online contact form on your web site, all you have to enter is the server name plus your email address, so you can get the form functioning instantly.