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Mailcatcher for WordPress


This plugin routes WordPress emails to Mailcatcher. This is super handy tool to add to your WordPress development environment if you’re working with emails. Simply define(WP_MAILCATCHER, true); in your wp-config.php to get started.

See the FAQ for more information on enabling and configuring Mailcatcher for WordPress.

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Mailcatcher for WordPress is trivial to install:

  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


How do I enable Mailcatcher for WordPress?

Mailcatcher can be enabled by adding the following line to your wp-config.php file:

define(WP_MAILCATCHER, true);


Helpful for testing email.

This is for developers, not point-and-click types.

To make this work, you will need to be able to modify your wp-config.php file, and you need to actually be running ‘mailcatcher’ on your server.

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Contributors & Developers

“Mailcatcher for WordPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Initial Commit