This document explains how PageSeeder determines what the from address is.
PageSeeder does the following:
- Determine which email domain to use.
- Determine which type of email is to be sent.
- Select/generate the appropriate email address.
Effective email domain
The effective email domain used by PageSeeder for the ‘From’ address is based on the Global Properties.
PageSeeder uses the first property if it is defined in the global properties:
The email domain is often configured to be the same as the website address.
emailDomain is set to “pshosts”, the effective email domain is based on the host for the default group URI. This is an advanced feature.
Type of from address
The actual business rule for the from address is based on the value of
notifyFromAddress group property. The default is
|If notifyFromAddress is...||Email address used|
|user email address|
|[hash unique to user]|
See Group Properties.
When the member email address is to be used, PageSeeder uses the following:
|If the member...||Email address used|
|Has an email visible to group members||member email|
|Has an email but does not disclose it|
|Has no email|
In case of errors
If there is an error processing the email address, the from address is set to: