1. Marc
  2. Newbie Area
  3. Monday, 18 May 2015
  4.  Subscribe via email
Hi,
I was quite excited to use CMandrill for the first time tonight :-)
I installed CMandrill, configured API, activated CMmandrill plugin.
But when I created a new (test) account from the front-end, the email was obviously not sent via Mandrill !?
After many many tests, always negative.
Hum. Then I thought "let's try from something else" :
1. I tried the "mass mail" component. Great ! There it would go through Mandrill (I see at the email "sent by ... on behalf of ...";)
2. then I created a user not from Community Builder front-end, but from COM_USER backend. Great ! There too the mail did go through Mandrill
But what am I doing wrong with Community Builder ?? Is there some extra plugin to download ? Or some configuration to make ?
NB : In community builder configuration, the only think noteworthy is that I have filled in Welcome Email Subject and Welcome Email Body

Txs in advance for your very much appreciated help !
Marc
Responses (1)
Accepted Answer Pending Moderation
Well, it seems I make the questions and give the answers myself :-)
But I must say, the issue was a bit tricky.
Actually, the explanation is the following :
- CMandrill works oviously with Joomla's native components WHATEVER is configured in Joomla's GLOBAL CONFIGURATION (PHP Mail, own SMTP, Sendmail)
- but for CMandrill to work also with Community Builder (and probably other external components I guess), Joomla's GLOBAL CONFIGURATION has to be set exclusively with SMTP (with credentials given by Mandrill. Also, apparently SMTP security should be set to NONE for it to work).
So hopefully I have found the explanation/workaround.
But Daniel or whoever may read this, feel free to validate or to comment ! :-)
  1. more than a month ago
  2. Newbie Area
  3. # 1
  • Page :
  • 1


There are no replies made for this post yet.
However, you are not allowed to reply to this post.

Last questions

possibilities of payment
I'll be happy to renew my subscription but can't and won't use Paypal. Do you ...
0 Replies
Posted on Thursday, 02 February 2023
  • New
  • CB User location not copied to hotspots table
    HI, I'm having an issue where the CB plugin is not writing the data to the ho...
    4 Replies
    Posted on Thursday, 26 January 2023
  • Resolved
  • New
  • Submission form doesn't send data to database or w
    I don't know if this is a bug, but the submission form all of a sudden, maybe af...
    14 Replies
    Posted on Monday, 23 January 2023
    • #custom fields
    • #submission form,
    Event Back End is not displaying correctly after u
    Just updated to version 7.1.4 Now events do not display correctly. This is on ...
    0 Replies
    Posted on Wednesday, 01 February 2023
  • New
  • plötzlich alles in englisch
    seit ein paar Tagen ist bei mir das ganze Matukio auf englisch. Ich hab keine A...
    5 Replies
    Posted on Saturday, 28 January 2023
  • New