Using Google Apps with your Domain
One of the simpler, albeit powerful, tools available through cPanel is Email Forwarding. This allows you to create an email address using your domain, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org, etc. You can create just about any email address you want off of your domain. What’s more, you can for...
Sending Mail from a Forwarded Address
Managing e-mail can be one of the harder parts of reclaiming your space on the web. While building a web presence is easier with modern applications like WordPress, the state of email clients and protocols is much less advanced. You'll have to grapple with getting your IMAP accounts setup and all...
Understanding Email Retrieval: POP vs. IMAP
In order to send email from the forwarded address email@example.com, I need to create an email account. This is not the case if you simply want to forward that email address to another account, but if you also want to send or reply to mail with this address you need to create an account. Click o...
Understanding Email: MX Records
Before setting up your email at Rockaway, or anywhere really, it’s important to understand what your options are. As a Rockaway Hosting user, email is configured through cPanel. cPanel supports two different methods of accessing mailboxes on the server: POP3 and IMAP.
POP, or Post Office Pro...
Creating an Email Account
While POP and IMAP handle the retrieval of email, MX Records answer the question: which server is responsible for handling and accepting email for exampledomain.com?
When you create a new email in your cPanel, these MX Records are created automatically. Which makes sense, right? If you create an...
You have the option of creating either an Email Account (a mailbox on the server) or alternatively an Email Forwarder (an alias using your domain that forwards to an alternative email address). Both are available from the Email section of cPanel. You can read about email forwarding here, but if y...