Support » Fixing WordPress » Setting SMTP Envelope “mail from” header

  • I setup WordPress on our server, but emails going out have the envelope sender as <apache user id>@<hostname> rather than the site admin email address set in WordPress.

    For the moment, I’ve edited class-phpmailer.php, and set :
    var $Sender = 'admin@mydomain';
    But this isn’t really a good way of doing it, any updates will probably overwrite this file and mail will be broken again until it’s fixed.

    Am I missing a way to have this set through the GUI ? Or is it something that the developers could do with addressing ?
    My searches didn’t find any other acceptable solution, just other people with the same problem.

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