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Change email address that registration emails are sent from (4 posts)

  1. JBagley
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I've searched around and can't seem to find a plugin or any idea how to get this working.

    When someone registers on your site, they are sent an email that has a from name of wordpress@domain.com - it also shows a friendly name of just "WordPress" in your email client.

    Is there anyway to change this?

  2. farmidable
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I wish I knew.

  3. ClaytonJames
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

  4. buddha trance
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Look for wp-includes/pluggable.php

    line 354
    $from_email = 'wordpress@' . $sitename;

    line 976
    $wp_email = 'wordpress@' . preg_replace('#^www\.#', '',

    change to somethingelse@

    Edit: Claytonjames was faster in responding and his plugin solution is better, so you don't have to change the core file at each update.

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