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Accessing e-mail accounts through webmail

This article describes shows the available options for webmail with links to more information.

What is webmail?

Webmail applications enable you to check your e-mail accounts by using your web browser. You can compose and read e-mail messages, maintain an address book, and perform other common tasks. Third-party e-mail client applications, such as Thunderbird and Microsoft Outlook Express, generally provide more features than webmail applications, but also require more initial configuration.

A2 Hosting offers 2 control panels and both include webmail.

cPanel webmail

If your account includes the cPanel contol panel there are two webmail applications that you can choose from:

  • Horde
  • Roundcube

For full details on using webmail included with cPanel, see this article.

Plesk webmail

If your account includes the Plesk contol panel these are the available webmail applications:

  • Roundcube - available with Managed WordPress plans.
  • mailEnable - available with Windows Shared and Reseller plans.

For full deatils on using webmail included with Plesk, see this article.

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