What is an email Alias?

What is an email Alias?


An email alias is simply a forwarding email address attached to a primary email address. Email aliases are often used to create handy replacements for long or difficult-to-remember email addresses. They can also be used to create generic email addresses such as and


For example:

If wanted to receive emails sent to, an alias of info@ would be added john@. The result of this would be that all emails sent to would be delivered to's inbox. 

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