This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



Use a custom mail server to send mails in WP. This way you can also send emails when testing on your local server. Make sure to follow us on Twitter for updates and more.


  • This is a small plugin that uses clean OOP code.
  • This is a small plugin that uses clean OOP code.


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload mailbase to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Open the file /wp-content/plugins/mailbase/mailbase.php and scroll down untill you find the private static options array. Here you fill in the information to connect too your mail server you want to use.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Go to Settings > MailBase and configure the plugin with your mail server settings


Can I use GMail as mail server?

Yes, that is possible. To do this you using the following configuration: From email : From name : Your Name SMTP Host : SMTP Port : 465 SMTP Secure : true Auth : true Auth username : gmail email address Auth password : gmail password

You only need to change From email, form name, Auth username and auth password.

Contributors & Developers

“MailBase” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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  • Added an easy to use admin panel


  • Initial version