Support » Plugin: Contact Form 7 » {Possible Spam} in Email Subject

  • Hi,

    I’ve been getting this on a lot of WordPress sites I’ve setup, basically the email subject starts with {Possible Spam}Contact Form Enquiry <– for example.

    I use Contact Form 7 plugin and site is hosted with Blacknight (Irish hosting company).

    Anyone have any ideas how I can remove it – the emails are not spam by the way.

    Maybe a hosting issue?


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  • Hello, watching the forums for my own issue, but I have encountered this before so giving some input.

    Check your DNS for a valid SPF that includes the ip address of the hosts mail server.

    Also, another fix is that some hosts may flag phpmail as a possible spamsource. to alleviate this, install an smtp mail plugin and use the outgoing email settings for an email account on the domain (or create one specifically for sending wordpress email)
    then be sure your forms are sending from that address with the submitters email as the reply-to

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