I’ve written a number of posts on the WordPress email settings for using the mail function wp_mail. Some of this has been information on troubleshooting your WordPress email settings, and one of the solutions to problems with wp_mail that I have addressed in the past has been to use an SMTP server for sending mail rather than relying on the webserver.
For some, this may be something you want to use a plugin for, since WordPress does not have much in the way of email settings in the admin panel. There are several plugins available for this. But personally, I prefer to not use plugins when a very simple code snippet will do. [Read more…]