Support » Fixing WordPress » Contact Form 7 WP-Mail-SMTP Godaddy E-mail not working

  • Resolved zfly9


    I have a godaddy account and have set up both Contact Form 7 and WP Mail SMTP..

    I’m able to get the test e-mail to work but was still getting errors when using the form.. I did some changes and now I am getting messages that it’s sent successful but I still don’t receive anything..

    Any suggestions?

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  • Did you get this issue resolved? I saw your posts on other threads so I’m assuming you did, but please post back here if you’re still having issues.

    Settings to make the WP Mail SMTP plugin work with GoDaddy Hosting:

    From Email:
    GoDaddy hosting email address (from
    From Name:
    The name you want people to see in their email inbox.
    Select: “Send all WordPress emails via SMTP.”
    – SMTP Host:
    – SMTP Port:
    – Encryption:
    Select: “No encryption.”
    – Authentication:
    Select: “No: Do not use SMTP authentication.”

    I received this info from GoDaddy support and it does seem to work (it sends from the “Test” functionality) but I’m still having difficulty with the Contact form page. Suggestions?

    I have the same issue with a completely different host. Sending test emails from the WP Mail SMTP plugin page works fine, but all email from the Contact Form 7 pages fail.


    I found the solution to Contact Form 7.
    You’ll need to the contact-form-7/includes/classes.php file and in the compose_and_send_mail() function you’ll need to change
    $headers = "From: $sender\n";
    $headers = "From $sender\n";


    You are awesome!!!! This worked after numerous hours of frustration… Thank you so much!!!



    I registered on here just so I could say THANK YOU! This worked!

    Thanks ss1289 – this worked so customers received the confirmation email, but I’m not getting any emails back to the author. Do you know if there is something specific that I have to change for that as well?

    It worked with me too , thank you very much

    Hey, I had a bunch of trouble with contact form 7 not wanting to send emails with php_mail(). Also couldn’t get it to work with this plugin.

    After trying every fix I could online I stumbled upon a comment on another forum that suggested the problem was in the set up of comment form 7, not with wordpress.

    I want everyone who is getting this ” Failed to send your message. Please try later or contact administrator by other way. ” in a red box, to check the contact form settings. The to: , from: and message fields need to be set for the form to capture the data and send it off.

    mine look like this. To: (whatever email you want it sent to) From: [your-email] **very important** , Message Body: [your-message] ** also important if you want to get their message.


    ss1289 — THANK YOU!!!! Wow, I would have NEVER figured that out. You have saved me so much time and frustration. I also couldn’t receive any form e-mails prior to making that change.



    I have the same problem on my site.

    I tried but it does not work.

    Can anyone help me?

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