WordPress SMTP Authentication

SMTP auth support can be added in wordpress through third-party plugins. You can follow these steps to add SMTP authentication to
your wordpress install

1) First of all download from http://www.callum-macdonald.com/download/wp_mail_smtp.zip

2) Now, unzip the file to get the file named wp_mail_smtp.php

3) Copy the file to the plugins folder (\wordpress\wp-content\plugins)

4) Now, log in to wordpress as admin and click on plugins you can see WP-Mail-SMTP and activate it.

5) Click on options ->E-mail to Modify the SMTP settings.

6) Later modify the following fields:

  • Specify the from name and email address created under your domain)

    * Choose to send mail by SMTP
    * Specify an SMTP host (mail.domain-name).
    * Choose to use SMTP authentication or not (yes).
    * Specify an SMTP username and password. (specify one valid email ID/pass)

  • Once you finish. Click on update options.

7) Test the mail function from there using " send Test".



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