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How to install SMTP


  • We recommend you to duplicate your live store on a staging/test site and try installation on it in advance
  • Backup magento files and the store database

It’s very important to backup all of themes and extensions in Magento before installation, especially when you are working on a live server. We strongly recommend you to do not omit this step.

Method 1: Install via composer (recommend)​

Run the following command in Magento 2 root folder:

composer require mageplaza/module-smtp
php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

Method #2: Copy & Paste​

1.1 Step 1: Download SFTP clients​

Download SFTP clients, we recommend clients: FileZilla, WinSCP. In this case, we are using WinSCP to install the module.

Step 2: Download the Package​

After purchasing order from Mageplaza, go to My Downloadable Products page to download the module package. You have to log in (User/Password or Social accounts) before accessing the My Downloadable Products.

Here are the screenshot of My Downloadable Products page.

Now click on extension version link to download the package.

Step 3: Upload files to server​

Let's extract the package and connect to your server using SFTP Clients above. Then upload files, folders to your server, see this video:

Upload the app folder to Magento 2 root folder.

Step 4: Run command line​

To complete the installation process, we need to run the following command lines to install Mageplaza Core module:

composer require mageplaza/module-core
php bin/magento setup:upgrade
php bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

If you got the error: Mageplaza_Core has been already defined, read this solution

Step 5: Check result​

Now time to check result in frontend.

If you get any issues, check FAQs. If you get still get issues, report here.