Here’s a simple way to make WordPress email more reliable using SMTP. These instructions will make your WP mail secure and robust.
Dealing with getting WordPress to properly send email can be a source of frustration for even a seasoned developer. Relying on the web server to send mail (which is what WordPress’ wp_mail() function does by default) is unreliable and insecure.
Here’s a simple method to change that – without needing a plugin. A plugin is a simple solution, and there are some good ones out there; but this method will give you the same benefit in a smooth and secure configuration for wp mail SMTP.[Read more…]