WooCommerce Settings

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

WooCommerce Settings

Configuring WooCommerce Settings:

  1. How to configure WooCommerce General Settings
  2. How to configure WooCommerce Products Settings
  3. How to configure WooCommerce Tax Settings
  4. How to configure WooCommerce Shipping Settings
  5. How to configure WooCommerce Payments Settings
  6. How to configure WooCommerce Account and Privacy Settings
  7. How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings
  8. How to configure WooCommerce Advanced Settings

When you run an online store, it is especially important to consistently update your customers during different phases of their order. Email Settings in WooCommerce allows you to set up an effective communication channel with customers.

Get Started

You can go to WooCommerce email settings by navigating through the following path:
WooCommerce → Settings → Emails
When you first open the Email Settings screen, you come across a range of different email notifications with separate settings for each. You can see a title for each email, the type of content and recipients as well. Let’s look further into the Email Notifications settings after covering the general email settings.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

Email Sender Options section has “From” Name and “From” Address. This is what your customers will see in their inbox when you send them a mail.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

You can customize the appearance of the email you are sending to your customers in the Email Template section. The Header Image field is where you can enter an image url, preferably your company’s logo.
You can set a header image, (mostly your company’s logo), through this section.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

To set the image, you just have to go to media library (Media → Library)…

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

Scroll down, select the image you want to be set as Header image and copy the url…

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

Paste it in the Header image field.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

You can also add a text of your choice to display at the bottom of all email that you send using the Footer Text field.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

You can also change Base Color, Background Color, Body Background Color and Body Text Color according to your preferences.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

You can preview the changes that you make to your email template using the link on the top of the screen.
Do not forget to click Save changes button after updating the settings.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

Now, let’s go back up to the top section with the list of different email notifications. The settings are similar in all notification emails listed here. We will look at one in detail to understand the process better.
To open the settings page, you can click either the title of that specific email, or the Configure button on the right hand side.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

You can switch on or off a specific email notification using the Enable/Disable checkbox.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

Using the recipient field, you can specify who all receive this particular notification.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

You can set a subject line for your email using the Subject field. By default WooCommerce gives site title, order number and order date in this field.
How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings
Email Heading field is used to set a main heading for the email you are sending.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

You can change the format of the email using the Email type field. There are three options (Plain text, HTML and Multipart) in the drop-down and WooCommerce has set the default as HTML.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

WooCommerce provides an option to override and edit the email template by copying it to the themes folder. You can use the Copy file to theme button to do this. You can view the template using the View template button.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

Once all the settings are updated, remember to click Save changes button.

How to configure WooCommerce Email Settings

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