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This plugin reconfigures the wp_mail() function to use SMTP instead of mail() and creates an options page that allows you to specify various options.

You can set the following options:

  • Specify the from name and email address for outgoing email.
  • Choose to send mail by SMTP or PHP’s mail() function.
  • Specify an SMTP host (defaults to localhost).
  • Specify an SMTP port (defaults to 25).
  • Choose SSL / TLS encryption (not the same as STARTTLS).
  • Choose to use SMTP authentication or not (defaults to not).
  • Specify an SMTP username and password.


  1. Download
  2. Upload to your /wp-contents/plugins/ directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.


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