Mail Templates: Options

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Mail Templates: Options sets global parameters used for all system emails.

How to Access[edit]

  • Select System  Mail Templates in the Templates panel from the Administrator menu. Then ...
    • Select the Options button in the Toolbar.



Form Fields[edit]

Mail Tab[edit]

  • Mail Format. Select whether to send emails in Plaintext, HTML or Both formats.
  • Per Template Mail Settings. Select whether to allow each template to select settings.
  • Send Copy. Select whether to end a copy to ... who?
  • Attachments Folder. Provide a relative path to the root of your installation for the folder with static attachments that you want to attach to the mails.

Permissions Tab[edit]

To change the permissions for this extension, do the following.

  • Select the Group by clicking its title located on the left.
  • Find the desired Action. Possible Actions are:
    • Configure ACL & Options. Users can edit the options and permissions of this extension.
    • Configure Options Only. Users can edit the options except the permissions of this extension.
    • Access Administration Interface. Users can access user administration interface of this extension.
    • Create. Users can create content of this extension.
    • Delete. Users can delete content of this extension.
    • Edit. Users can edit content of this extension.
    • Edit State. User can change the published state and related information for content of this extension.
    • Edit Own. Users can edit own created content of this extension.
  • Select the desired permission for the action you wish to change. Possible settings are:
    • Inherited. Inherited for users in this Group from the Global Configuration permissions of this extension.
    • Allowed. Allowed for users in this Group. Note that, if this action is Denied at one of the higher levels, the Allowed permission here will not take effect. A Denied setting cannot be overridden.
    • Denied. Denied for users in this Group.
  • Click Save in Toolbar at top. When the screen refreshes, the Calculated Setting column will show the effective permission for this Group and Action.


At the top of the page you will see the toolbar shown in the Screenshot above. The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the item and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the item and closes the current screen.
  • Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new item.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.