Install POST SMTP on WordPress
In this article, we’re explaining how you can install POST SMTP on WordPress. Post SMTP is a plugin, that assists in the delivery of email generated by your WordPress site.
- A Web Hosting Plan.
- Installed WordpPress
Step 1: Log into Plesk
Go to your client area and log in with your credentials.
My Dashboard. Click on
Webhosting. Then choose the webhost you want to use.
If you click
Login Details, you will see your login credentials. Click on the URL above to log in.
Insert your login credentials and click
Step 2: Log in to WordPress
At the left side panel click
WordPress. Choose the WordPress you want to use and click
Step 3: Installing POST SMTP
At the left side panel click on
Plugins. Then at the top click on
At the right search bar type
Post SMTP Mailer/Email Log. Then click on
After it’s done installing, click on
Activate to active the Plugin.
Post SMTP to edit the settings.
Show All Settings and change the default value to:
Transport Type = SMTP Mailer Type = PostSMTP Transport Settings Outgoing Mail Server Hostname = <smtp_server> Outgoing Mail Server Port = 587 Envelope-From Email Address = <email> Security = STARTTLS Authentication = Login Authentication Username = <smtp_user> Password = <password>
Step 4: Test mail
Go back to Settings of Post SMTP and click on
Send a Test Email. Enter the recipient email address and click on
Next. If everything goes as planned you should be seeing this:
Step 5: Set correct sender
To prevent plugins or themes from changing the name and email address go to Post SMTP and click on
Show All Settings. Open the tab
Message and select
Prevent plugins and themes from changing this:
Congratulations, you have successfully installed POST SMTP on your WordPress.