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Installation Instructions for Sendgrid

  1. Upload all Email Plus+ files as per the included instructions.
  2. Go to “Setup, Addon Modules, Email Plus+” and Activate then add your license key for email plus.
  3. Log in to your sendgrid account at https://app.sendgrid.com/login.
  4. Click on “Settings,  API Keys”. Then click the button “Create API Key”.
  5. Create a new key by selecting a name, with Full Access. Select the button “Create and View”.
  6. Copy and paste this API Key into the Addon settings for Sendgrid. (In WHMCS, go to “Settings, Addon Modules, Email Plus+”. Find the Sendgrid API Key box. Click Save).
  7. Next go to your Sendgrid account, and select “Settings, Tracking”. Enable Click and Open tracking (If Desired. Not necessary for sending email.)
  8. Next go to your Sendgrid account, and select “Settings, Mail Settings”. Add your email domains to the Whitelist.
  9. Next go to your Sendgrid account, and select “Settings, Mail Settings”. Select “Event Notification”. Click on Edit.
  10. Click the “On” Button, and add the Webhook URL back to your WHMCS site. (The URL to use is shown in your WHMCS system, on the Email Plus+ Addon page.
  11. Next go to your Sendgrid account, and select “Settings, Mail Settings”. Select “Sender Authentication”.
  12. Add your email domains, and link branding domains. See – https://sendgrid.com/docs/User_Guide/Settings/Sender_authentication/How_to_set_up_domain_authentication.html. Contact Sendgrid for help with this if your are having issues. We are NOT Sendgrid support.
  13. Make sure your domains are “Verified”. You will not be able to send emails until this has been completed.
  14. Configuration is now complete. Navigate to “Addons, Email Plus+” in WHMCS and click on the “Diagnostics” tab. Send a test email to yourself through Sendgrid.
  15. Next, in WHMCS click on the Email Plus+ “Template Configs” tab, and configure your templates to use Sendgrid.