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What is webmail?
Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 by Chinh Do

Webmail is an email client implemented as a web application accessed via a web browser. In short, webmail is a way to access your email account by using web browser. It is totally web based and hence the name webmail. You do not need specialized software on your system to use webmail. In fact you don't need to work from a specific computer to access emails through webmail.

The very concept of webmail is to provide access to your email accounts from any computer anywhere in the world (as long as it has an internet connection). Webmail provides a web based interface for you to manage your email accounts and you don't need to configure any software since everything is online!

If you host your website with hosting service, you will be allowed to access your email account using webmail software. Normally you can access your webmail at ( is the domain of your website) and the most popular webmail software are Horde, SquirrelMail, NeoMail and RoundCube.

If you're using Hotmail or Yahoo! Mail or Gmail or AOL Mail, you'll also have a mean to access your email account with webmail software. These webmail softwares ware built for Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, AOL Mail webmail providers respectively.