Inmotion Hosting Webmail

topimgWouldn’t it be nice to have your own email address for your website? It gives your site that professional look and people might even think that your site is as big as Yahoo! or Gmail. But seriously, getting an email address is associated to your domain is one of the best perks you get with a web hosting account. And to access them, you will need a Webmail.

email pop accounts for your website

email dark blueMost web hosting providers will allow you to create and setup free email accounts when you sign up with their hosting services. Others require you to pay for them while others put a limit on the number of email accounts you can create. Even so, getting an email account for your website is a great idea.

email control panelEmail accounts are also called POP accounts in the world of web hosting. POP stands for Post Office Protocol because it works like your regular post office – it fetches messages that are intended for you. But instead of letters and post cards, they fetch email messages. Email/POP accounts are created through your web host’s control panel.

As mentioned, you may create a number of email accounts for your hosting account unless your web host placed a cap on it. POP accounts differ from conventional email addresses because it uses the name of your site or domain instead of the email provider’s name like Yahoo!, Hotmail and Gmail.

email with keyIt looks something like this: [email protected] The word email represents the name of your email account and you can create different accounts with different names like [email protected] and [email protected] You can use a different account for each of your department or even employee for easier email management.

email accounts on inmotion hosting

inmotionhosting logoStarted in 2001, InMotion web hosting has been providing outstanding hosting service to thousands of websites. Unlike other web hosts that offer only shared hosting services, InMotion offers a more flexible set of hosting options. It allows users to purchase more advanced hosting services such as VPS (or Virtual Private Server) and dedicated hosting.

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Its features are unmatched and for only $5.95 per month, you’ll get to experience the following services:


  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • Unlimited storage
  • A free FTP account
  • Modern website builders and admin control panel
  • Shared SSL certificate
  • Google checkout
  • Get free advertising credits care of Yahoo!, Google and Bing.
  • Plus 6 parked domains and 25 subdomains



webmail for inmotion hosting

Once you’ve created email accounts, the next thing you need to do is access them. There are many options for checking your POP accounts.

    • First, you can use a local email client on your computer like Mirosoft Outlook or Mac Mail and connect them to your email account. This way, your email messages are automatically sent to your computer.
    • Second, you can use web-based email clients such as Gmail and configure it to directly access your email account. There’s a helpful tutorial on InMotion’s site for this.
    • Third, you can use your smartphones like iPhone and Android Phones for email-checking. Finally, you can also use a tool called “Webmail” to manage your email account.

email with globeA webmail differs from these other options because it allows you to access your email messages without need of configuring your device or email client or installing any software. All you need is a web browser and you can already log in to your email account. InMotion’s webmail is automatically available for users who created email/POP accounts.

how to use webmail

To change your PHP version on InMotion Hosting just follow these steps:

    • number 1Log in to your InMotion Hosting account which will direct you to cPanel.
    • number 2Look for the “PHP Configuration” icon and open it.
    • number 3On the next page, you can now select the PHP version by using the dropdown menu.
    • number 4Click on the “Update” button to confirm your selection.

To know more about PHP and other PHP functions, just visit InMotion’s support center and watch their video tutorials.

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