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How to change the default registration email ? (plugin and/or non-plugin)

After a new user registration, WP sends out an email with the login / password, and a link to the login page. Is there a way to change this defaut email template? I'd also like to change the subject ...
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Why won't wp_mail() let me set the From: header when plain old PHP mail() will?

When I use wp_mail( $to, $subject, $message, $headers ) (with values in place, of course), the email gets sent with a from name and email that isn't set anywhere I can find (not even in PHP or Apache ...
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changing notification emails from WordPress <wordpress>@mydomain.net to something else

How do I change notification emails address from WordPress @mydomain.net to something else. I want to do this because WordPress @mydomain.net ends up getting flagged as junk mail. Thanks Daniel
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Alert Email when any Post or Page is Changed

Is there a way to have Wordpress email me whenever a Page or Post is Published?
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Confirmation required on email change

I'm just wondering why wordpress doesn't send confirmation mail every time user change his/her email address. How do we know that email address is not fake or mistyped? So can anyone give me some ...
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How do I customise the new user welcome email

How can I customise the the new user welcome email ? I tried 'http://www.sean-barton.co.uk/wordpress-welcome-email-editor/' however it conflicts with some of the other plugins I need to use, Cimy ...
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What's the easiest way to setup SMTP settings programmatically?

Assume we have blank WP site and we want to setup SMTP settings programmatically in our plugin or theme. What's the easiest way to do it without changing core files?
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How to login with email only no username?

After searching for a couple of days and reading 2 year old threads I'm having difficulty finding a solution to the problem of having users login by email only. At first I was delighted to see ...
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Customizing the Subject Field in WordPress' Notification Emails?

Can I customize and edit the subject field in the "Password Reset" notification mails sent from our multisite blogs? I have tried some plugins like My brand login and white label CMS etc. But I can't ...
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Send user activation email when programmatically creating user

I wondered if someone here might be able to help. Basically, I've created a custom registration form that when validated, inserts a user to the user table. function _new_user($data) { // ...
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How can I send a welcome email to a user AFTER they login for the first time?

What I want to do is after a user creates an account... they log in for the first time it will kick off a welcome email to the user that will give them an overview of the site and suggestions of what ...
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wp_mail and BCC headers

I'm using WP 3.3.1 I am trying to add BCC onto the headers of an email I'm sending out, but the BCC is not being added. public $from = "sender@example.com"; public $replyTo = "sender@example.com"; ...
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User Without Email?

When creating a user in Wordpress an email address is required for that user. The website I'm working on requires that users remain anonymous (it's part of a research study) and I'd consider email to ...
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Writing a plugin that notify my friends of new post that mentions(@) them

For example, I write a new post with content "Today I'm happy, because I finally met the girl that @David told me about bla blah..." Once the post is published, there should be an email notification ...
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Email stats at Ma.tt contact form

Curious to know if there is a handy solution for showing cool email stats like Ma.tt's contact page http://ma.tt/contact/ Inbox: 157. Low priority: 1,461. Unknown: 155. I’ve sent out 920 emails ...
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Get user id from email?

I'm working on an email system, and I'm onto the unsubscribing stage. Since most of my users would not know their user ID, I'm asking them to put their email into a text box (definitely preferred, ...
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Encrypt emails?

We need to maintain HIPPA compliance for forms on our website that are currently mailed to an internal email address. While the user/customers provides the info over HTTPS, we still want to make sure ...
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Mail isn't sent after local site registration

I installed a new WP site on local machine with wamp server. When a new user registers it gets the "registration successful" message but a mail with the password is never sent. Also checked the junk ...
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Allow users to create their own feed from selected categories?

I've been wandering around on the web for the last couple of hours wondering if there's a way to allow users to build their own RSS feed by selecting categories within WordPress, that could then be ...
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what are the differences between wp_users and wp_usermeta tables?

what are the differences between wp_users and wp_usermeta tables? i use wp-email-login plugin and i just noticed that if a user change his email in the profile page it saved in the wp_usermeta table ...
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Email Notifications of new posts to users - suggestions

I currently am using the Subscriber2 plugin to send email notifications to subscribers of new blog posts, but that plugin has not been working properly for a while on my site. Can someone suggest ...
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1answer
657 views

How do I override the Message-ID header of wp_mail function?

I have a custom notification function for our comments editor, who prefers to have all comments from one article threaded together in her email client. To achieve this, I'm creating a custom ...
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485 views

Check if post is being published for the first time, or is an already published post being updated

I am building an add-on to an events module that checks for availability, since there wasn't a function for that in that module. Now that I have built the logic, there are three emails I will need to ...
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Send a confirmation of user role upgrade conditionally

I'm using this snippet of code to send a confirmation email to user's when their account is upgraded to a new user role. function user_role_update( $user_id, $new_role ) { $site_url = ...
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2answers
484 views

Notify commenters about new replies

Is there a plugin to notify commenters of one post to receive emails about new comments made on that post? Only commenters who entered emails will be notified.
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Buddypress send email notification only if user is not logged in [closed]

When a member send a message to another member, the recipient receive a message in buddypress and also an email. I want to change that because if you receive many messages, you have too much mail in ...
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1answer
515 views

Custom post type without editor or revisions - Notify on update?

I've created a custom post type that makes use of custom fields over the default editor. I want to receive an email notification when an update to the post is made. The email does not have to show the ...
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Adding a second email address to a completed order in WooCommerce

Before I ask this question, I know there is a (legitimate) hesitation to answer questions here about Woo products since they have their own support and their users should be encouraged to use that. I ...
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1answer
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Send automatic mail to Admin when user/member changes/adds profile

Is there a way to send the updated/added values from profile, when a member/user updates his/hers data, to the admin of the site or another emailadress? Can this be the first step? /* do something ...
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Wordpress refuses to send mail, “…your host may have disabled the mail() function”

I recently implemented a comment area on my website and tried to get the email notification functionality to work. It doesn't seem to want to send email notifications when new comments are made. Just ...
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Sending form data via PHPMailer - How to action PHP script from a form

Some easy points on offer... I wish to action a PHP script from a WordPress page but where is the best place to store the script? The script works perfectly fine using a non-WordPress environment in ...
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3answers
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Send email when a new post is published

I'm looking for a method, or plugin, that will allow me to do the following: User can signup to a 'notifications' email list When a new post is published on the site, users on this list are ...
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4answers
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Overriding the default WP Multisite notification e-mail

Is it possible to hook in and override the default notification message for WP MS? I know the message being sent out is in /wp-admin/user-new.php if ( is_multisite() ) { function ...
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Custom function for “Submit for Review” hook

So I manage a blog of about 15 contributors and 5 editors. I wanted to implement a system so that each time a contributor hits the 'Submit for Review' button, and email is sent to the editors to ...
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1k views

Sends out email to admin

Are there any plugin or code that sends out a email to me (admin) when a author or writer publish a post?
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Post Via Email to a Custom Post Type

I have a scenario where we would like to post to our blog via email. However, it needs to be to a custom post type. I've done a bit of research but haven't found any examples or ideas on how to do ...
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prevent users from changing their email address

does anybody know how to hook or filter the user-edit.php file so that an user's email address is disabled from editing akin to how the username is disabled ..??.. i can edit the core file (gasp) and ...
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Server-side subscribe by email?

Is there a server-side email solution that will allow users to subscribe to updates via email and, specifically, also be able to do this by category? I'm aware of Aweber and Feedburner being able to ...
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Notify multiple email addresses on comments

Can you recommend a plugin that enables notification on multiple email addresses on posted comments? Looking for a plugin that both notifies a global list of email addresses and the author of the ...
2
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1answer
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Handle registrations in WordPress when user doesn't have any email?

Here's my problem. I have a WordPress installation that has about 30 users with duplicates of emails in the users table. That's ok, because that's how I had to do it for the time being. I wanted ...
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When a user creates a post (pending), send a confirmation link that allows them to publish

I've got another question for you guys! I need the following thing: User creates post (automatically sets it to pending for approval) Send the user an email with a confirmation link The User clicks ...
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Buddypress - Send New User Activation Link to Admin [closed]

How do I send the new user activation link to my own email address instead of the user? Is there a simple function I can use to switch things out? function ...
2
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1answer
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Joining confirmation email

When a super admin adds a network user to a blog via wp-admin/user-new.php where does that confirmation email come from? How do I change? It says incorrectly comes from Wordpress@example.com ...
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Sanitising post content for use in an email

I'm sending the content of a custom post type in a plaintext email (it's to send competition entries to a panel of judges), so I need to make sure that $post->post_content is correctly sanitised ...
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Disable new user notification to admin email

I get an email notifying me of every new user registration on my site and now that it gets hundreds or thousands of new users a day, it's getting a little out of hand. It seems like it'd be a ...
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Posting via email, where do I start troubleshooting?

I host a site for a person that does everything via blackberry and wants to email posts to the site. She has sent one post to the designated mailbox, but 24 hours later the post is still not showing. ...
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1answer
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Disable WP notifications for commenting on own posts

How/where can I disable WP email notifications for commenting on own posts? I want to do this globally for all users on the site, not only per-user through WP admin. Are there any hooks which I can ...
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2answers
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How do I allow users to follow a post and then allow admins to email all users who have followed that post?

I'm looking to build out the following functionality, but I'm having trouble finding any help on it: user follows a post > user's email is pulled into an admin page and associated with said post > ...
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Storing a password for use with a Wordpress plugin

I'm writing my first Wordpress plugin which will be a newsletter-type plugin. It'll continuously add members who fill out a form to a database table that keeps track of the following: cell ID Time ...
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Create/Edit/Check cPanel Email Accounts from Wordpress [closed]

I need a plugin (or other) recommendation to allow users to create email accounts, as well as change their passwords and check their email using WordPress. I have a multi-author baseball website and ...