Gmail is one of the better email clients out there to use. There are others such as Outlook, Yahoo, MSN, Thunderbird, and many more. I prefer Gmail as it's one of the easier more controllable ones to use. Control meaning I have a lot of options with what I can do with my Gmail account. I can use it for WebMaster Tools, Adwords, Google Analytics, and many other Google features.


Note: You will want to set up a Gmail account as this will be used for your primary business email as PinnacleCart no longer hosts email on our servers for 3.8.x carts and up.


Applies to Version(s): 3.0.0- 3.8.2 and any future releases


In this article, you will learn:

How to set up a Gmail Account

How to verify your domain


How to set up a Gmail Account

First, you will want to navigate to the following URL. After you've done this, fill in the appropriate information pertaining to your Company and Domain. Follow the steps and you will have an Email that is specified for your Domain.


You will see a few screens like these when going through Setup where you will fill out the required information:

set up Gmail


google apps account


Note: Before moving forward, you will need to verify your domain with Google


How to verify your Domain

When verifying your domain, you will want to go to the following link.


You will log in and see a screen as follows:


admin console


After such, you will need to follow the instructions to verify your domain:


verify domain


There are a few different ways to do this. One would be doing the recommended but if you're already using Webmaster Tools or Analytics, you can use the method we have described here. This will walk you through how to add the Meta Tag using the File Manager.


Once this is done, your account is now ready for use with your Company Email. You have plenty of options to add accounts for your employees and overall control of your Company.


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