WordPress is one of the most popular open source Content Management System (CMS) that comes with 31,000+ plugins including WP-Mail SMTP, used for sending emails over SMTP via a email service provider. Plugins such as MailPoet, Email Subscribers & Newsletters, WooCommerce use the default SMTP which can lead to low Inbox rates and delivery issues.
Sending emails through Pepipost using your WP Mail SMTP is quite easy. We have created a step-by-step guide below:
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Login to your WordPress and install WP Mail SMTP plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-mail-smtp/
Once installed, activate the plugin. And click on the Settings link on your plugins page:
Enter the following details:
From Email: The from/sender email address from which the email will go e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: In this case the example.com need to be pre-verified and approved on Pepipost. Login to you Pepipost account to add and verify your sender domain.
From Name: Name that emails should be sent from. e.g. Customer Care, Support Team, etc Mailer: Select “Use Pepipost SMTP to send emails”Return Path: This is optional
Once all the settings are done, click on “Save Changes“.
Now, the setup is ready to send your first test email
How to get Pepipost SMTP username and Password?
Following are the steps to get your Pepipost SMTP credentialsSign up with Pepipost, and activate your account by clicking on the confirmation link sent on the email.
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Once your sender domain configuration is done, your account is completely ready for sending the emails.To get your SMTP and API credentials: Go to Settings> Overview. Get the SMTP username and password from the respective boxes.
By default, the SMTP username and password is same as your Pepipost account username and password.