Custom SMTP

Premium users have the ability to send emails that go out from the Gleam platform via their own SMTP provider such as SendGrid or Mailgun.

Applications that support Custom SMTP:

  • Competitions
  • Rewards

Custom SMTP Setup

Custom SMTP is setup at a global Site level under Site Settings > Advanced > Custom SMTP

Gleam interface showing custom SMTP settings

You can configure:

  • SMTP Address
  • From Domain
  • Username
  • Password
  • Authentication
  • From Address
  • Reply-to Address

Most of these settings will be supplied by your email provider once you set up an SMTP user.

What Uses Custom SMTP

Custom SMTP will replace any emails that Gleam sends with your own provider. This includes:

  • Competition Post Entry Emails
  • Competition Subscriber Emails
  • Rewards Post Redeem Emails