How To: Create an Autoresponder

To set up an autoresponder:

  • Open the Add-ons → Manage add-ons section and make sure that the Newsletters add-on has an Active status.
  • Go to Marketing → Newsletters → Autoresponders.
  • Click the + button to add an autoresponder.
  • Fill in the following fields:
    • Subject — enter a subject. This text will be displayed in the e-mail subject.
    • HTML body — enter the e-mail text. This field is used to send the e-mail in the HTML format. Please note that this format is not supported by some e-mail programs. If you are not familiar with HTML, you can add a formatted description using the built-in WYSIWYG editor.
    • Template — select a template. If no template is created, create a template.
    • Status — status of an autoresponder.
    • Send to test email — enter a test e-mail address. Click the Send button to send a test email.
  • Click Create.
Add autoresponder

After the autoresponder is created, you can select it for a newsletter.

To assign the autoresponder to a newsletter:

  • Go to Marketing → Newsletters → Mailing lists.
  • Click on the name of the mailing list.
  • Find the Confirmation e-mail field and select the autoresponder in the drop down box.
  • Click Save.

The autoresponder e-mail will be sent to subscriber after he/she is subscribed to the mailing list.