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Email Auto Responder Setup


Accessing Auto Responders

Creating an auto responder is easy; to do so follow the steps below:

  1. Log into your HostMonster cPanel.
  2. Scroll to the Mail category.
  3. Select the option labeled Auto Responders.

  4. cPanel Auto Responders

  5. Select Add Auto Responder

Create the Auto Responder

  • Character Set: You must select this option before changing anything else or you will lose your changes.

  • Character Set

  • Interval: Here specify the number of hours between email responses to the same address.

  • Auto Responder Interval

  • Email: Choose the email address to use with this auto responder.

  • Email Address

  • From: Enter the username to display in the response.

  • Auto Responder From

  • Subject: Enter the subject to display in the response.

  • Aut Responder From

  • HTML If you check this box you can then use HTML to format the email.

  • Auto Responder HTML

  • Body: Enter the body of the email to.

  • Auto Responder Body

  • Start: Choosing Custom will allow you to specify the date when the auto responder will start.
  • Stop: Choosing Custom will allow you to specify the date when the auto responder will stop.

  • Auto Responder Custom Time

Using Tags

When configuring an auto responder, you can use the following tags, in the Subject or Body, to insert information into the response email:

%subject% - The subject of the message sent to the auto responder.
%from% - The name of the sender of the message received by the auto responder, if available.
%email% - The incoming email sender's address.

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