SMTP Mailer

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Configure a SMTP server to send email from your WordPress site

Author:naa986 (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:6.5
WordPress version tested:6.6
Plugin version:1.1.15
Added to WordPress repository:20-12-2015
Last updated:17-07-2024
Rating, %:90
Rated by:57
Plugin URI:https://wphowto.net/smtp-mailer-plugin-for-wo...
Total downloads:938 172
Active installs:60 000+
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SMTP Mailer plugin allows you to configure a mail server which handles all outgoing email from your website. It takes control of the wp_mail function and use SMTP instead.

SMTP Mailer Add-ons

SMTP Mailer Settings

  • SMTP Host: Your outgoing mail server (e.g. smtp.gmail.com).
  • SMTP Authentication: Whether to use SMTP authentication when sending an email (True/False). If you choose to authenticate you will also need to provide your username and password.
  • SMTP Username: The username to connect to your SMTP server.
  • SMTP Password: The password to connect to your SMTP server.
  • Type of Encryption: The encryption to be used when sending an email (TLS/SSL/No Encryption. TLS is recommended).
  • SMTP Port: The port to be used when sending an email (587/465/25). If you choose TLS the port should be set to 587. For SSL use port 465 instead.
  • From Email Address: The email address to be used as the From Address when sending an email.
  • From Name: The name to be used as the From Name when sending an email.

SMTP Mailer Test Email

Once you have configured the settings you can send a test email to check the functionality of the plugin.

  • To: Email address of the recipient.
  • Subject: Subject of the email.
  • Message: Email body.

Known Compatibility

SMTP Mailer should work with any plugin that uses the WordPress Mail function. However, It has been tested with the following form and contact form plugins:

  • Contact Form 7
  • Jetpack Contact Form
  • Visual Form Builder
  • Fast Secure Contact Form
  • Formidable Forms
  • Contact Form by BestWebSoft

For detailed setup instructions please visit the SMTP Mailer plugin page.


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