Software: RainLoop webmail.
Alternate software: RoundCube, SquirrelMail, Horde mail.
RainLoop webmail is a simple, no database needed, modern web-based Open Source application for E-mail. If you have an email address with your domain name then you have to access your email on default webmail software like Horde, RoundCube and SquirrelMail. The default webmail is to be bored. so let’s try something new one.
RainLoop is a user interface, fully supported IMAP and SMTP with SSL and STARTTLS. You can directly access your mail server. RainLoop allows to add multiple accounts. it’s allowed to access your gmail, yahoo mail, outlook account through RainLoop and also integrate your facebook, twitter and Dropbox account.
RainLoop has also more features. It’s modern interface, Managing folder lists, simple easy customization, drag and drop mail and attachment, keyboard shortcuts support, autocompletion email addresses is some few.
This Helphin guide will teach you how to install RainLoop webmail on cPanel Linux Hosting for beginners. This is very simple, easy installation method for helphians / Beginners.
Step 1: Go to RainLoop webpage. Download Community edition. (You can purchase RainLoop software for your commercial purpose. This tutorial for a personal and non-commercial purpose only. so we download Community edition.)
Here Direct Link: Download Here
Step 2: Now open your RainLoop downloaded folder and Extract the zip file.
Step 3: Open your FileZilla software and log in your server username and password. Now copy your RainLoop file into your server public_html folder. Here I am created demo folder under public_folder for demo purpose and I have copied the RainLoop file into demo folder.
step 4: First we are set some changes in administrator accounts. so enter www.[domainname].com/?admin to your browser. Here I am installed RainLoop file into demo folder under public_html folder. So I am going to enter www.helphin.com/demo/?admin to the browser. Default admin account username is admin, and the password is 12345.
Step 5: Now we must change our administrator password. So click the Change link.
Step 6: When you click change link, automatically redirected the Security page. Here you should change the admin password.
Step 7: Now to go to Domain option. Here you can see the add domain button. Now click add domain button.
Step 8: First put your website URL in the name field and type IMAP server name and port number. Select SSL/TLS in secure option.
Note: Don’t forget to add “.com”
Now you insert SMTP server name and port number. select SSL/TLS in secure option.
Finally, we check the above settings to click Test button. Once IMAP and SMTP shows green color, means your IMAP and SMTP settings are Correct. Now click Add button.
Step 9: Now your domain is added in Domain section. Click the check box to active your domain webmail.
Step 10: If you select to active more then two domain(yourdomain.com, gmail and yahoo mail) then you can choose your default domain in Login section.
Step 11: Now Go to your browser and enter your yourdomain.com/installdirectory in address bar. Here I am installed RainLoop webmail in demo folder. So I am going to enter helphin.com/demo in address bar. The login page will show you. Now enter your domain mail id and password and click sign in.
Step 12: Finally you can access your webmail with RainLoop webmail successfully.
RainLoop webmail is Simple and easy customization, no database needed webmail software. Now you learned how to install RainLoop on Linux hosting server on your website successfully.