Configuration

It's time to configure your EasyDiscuss on your site. We'll list all the basic EasyDiscuss configuration here.

Setting Up Email Parser

Extract post from your email and automate your site! EasyDiscuss email parser will automatically grabs post from your inbox based on the defined settings at your backend. It allows the system to fetch emails from a specified mailbox and import the emails so that the mails are processed and then posted as a question or a reply to an existing discussion on the site.

Email Parser

Email Parser

  • Test Connection
    This button is used to test the connection. It will gives you a success message when it is setup correctly otherwise it will show an error.
  • Allow Email Parser
    If enabled, EasyDiscuss will fetch emails from the email address that you have specified and post them as questions or replies.
  • Mail Server Address
    Specify the mail server address that your hosting provider has provided you.
  • Mail Server Port
    Specify the port used for all incoming connections for your mail service.
  • Mail Service Type
    Specify the mail service type used. It is recommended to use IMAP.
  • Use SSL
    Use Secure Transport Layer for the connection. You will need to ensure that your hosting provider supports this.
  • Validate Certificates
    Some email hosting requires that you validate the certificates upon connecting. If they do not have their own signed certificates, disable this option
  • Username (Email Account)
    Set the username for your email account.
  • Password
    Set the password for the email account.
  • Emails to process at a time
    Set the number of emails that should be processed every time the cron is executed.

Publishing Options

Publishing Options

  • Send notification receipt
    If enabled, EasyDiscuss will send a notification receipt to the sender when their email is parsed.
  • Parse replies
    If enabled, replies will also be parsed and included as a reply to the main discussion post.
  • Reply Break
    Works like page break, reply break identify the end of the reply. Anything defined break will be trimmed from the reply. Useful to exlclude previous replies in the email.
  • Moderate parsed email
    If enabled, the posts that are generated based on the emails will be unpublished by default.
  • Save into category
    Select the desired category to save parsed mails into.

Currently email parser only works on a single category; pre-configured at the backend.