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Getting SMTP mail working in October CMS

Setting up the mail configuration in October CMS is a quick progress.  Depending on which mail method you use there are up to eight fields to complete:

OctoberCMS common command functions

Common commands

Themes and plugins have similar command lines.  So rather than note them individually and miss clarity, the reference {type} can be replaced with the term plugin or theme.


php artisan {type}:install AuthorName.PluginName


php artisan {type}:list


clearing cache

At times while developing in October CMS, you will perform a step that kills the site.  Recently, I had transferred the site to production and I was working through our steps to cross check deployment.  This included reviewing the error logger plugin.  The error logger has four tabs Mailer, Slack, Syslog and Relic.

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