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How to Send Email To A Friend in Magento 2

Magento Send Email To A Friend Configuration

As we all know, Affiliate Marketing is viral nowadays, helping many people to make a living over the internet, especially developing during the pandemic situation. 

Affiliate marketing is a type of performance-based marketing in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought by the affiliate’s own marketing efforts. We can easily understand that affiliate marketing allows business customers, so-called publishers, to earn a commission by recommending the product to others.

For this reason, Magento Send Email to a Friend features was released. Now, let’s discover what it is and how to enable and remove it.

Table of Contents

  1. What is Magento Send email to a Friend?
  2. Where is Magento 2 send email to a friend configuration?
  3. How to send email in Magento 2 from Customer Account?
  4. Bottom line

What is Magento Send email to a Friend?

Magento send email to a friend is a function that helps customers to send product links with their friends through emails simply. It is an effective way to drive traffic to your store, a more economical solution for advertisement than other promotions. Moreover, product-advertising by your customers makes your products reliable. That is the reason why Affiliate Marketing is a favored strategy.

Only with a button appearing as an envelope icon can the email be sent to many lot of other people. However, there could be a tendency to overuse, leading to email spam. Spamming also can be prevented by the limited number of recipients for each email and the number of products that sender can share within one hour.

Where is Magento 2 send email to a friend configuration?

Magento email configuration
  1. On the Admin system, we can easily see the categories on the left.
  2. Go to Store > Settings > Configuration
  3. Then, click on the Catalog > Email to a Friend
  4. Edit the Email Templates section
  5. Choose Yes on Enabled
  6. Edit Select Email Template to the template you want to use as the default messages
  7. Switch Allow for Guests to No, in case of restriction of non-registered customers. Yes, in case you allow to every user can send email.
  8. Set the Max Recipients to the maximum number of friends, who can receive the email
  9. Set the Max Products Sent in 1 hour to the maximum number of products that one person can introduce to friends in 1 hour.
  10. On Limit Sending By, you need to identify the sender by 1 of 2 methods below:
    1. IP Address is recommended.
    2. Cookies are unsafe because users can delete cookies before sending them.
  11. Click on Save Config to finish.
Edit the Email Templates section
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How to send email in Magento 2 from Customer Account?

send email in Magento from Customer Account
  1. As the customers, Magento email settings appear as a letter button on product page
  2. Click on the Email button
  3. Log in to customer account (register requirement if the account does not exist)
  4. Fill Name and Email of the Sender
  5. Complete the Message
  6. Fill Name and Email of the Invitee. Click on Add Invitee to add more recipients.
  7. Send Email.
Magento email to a friend

Bottom line

All steps of Send Email to a Friend in Magento 2 Configuration are relatively easy to explore, aren’t they? You only need to read this article and follow all steps, then you can send emails to a friends on your Magento website.

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About Taylor Nguyen

Taylor Nguyen
I was born and grew up in Hanoi. I got 3 years of experience in Digital Marketing. To me, reading is food, and writing is a release of my energy. Thus, balance in the application of these is an important part of my life.

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