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My contact form in wordpress is not working. When the contact form is submitting, I get the following message

Message sending failed " ... the SMTP setting is not configured..

How can I make the Mail to send. I'm using the plugin Contact Form7. How can I set up the email so that it will send to the user...

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Wordpress uses PHPMailer class and has an action hook that you can use to configure it. For example:

add_action( 'phpmailer_init', 'cyb_smtp_config' );
function cyb_smtp_config( $phpmailer ) {
    $phpmailer->IsSMTP();     
    $phpmailer->Host = 'smtp.mailer.com';
    $phpmailer->Port = 25;
    $phpmailer->Username = 'username';
    $phpmailer->Password = 'password';
}

Be sure that you need a custom SMTP connection instead of configuring the SMTP service in your hosting. If you are not sure, contact with your hosting provider.

  • where i have to put this function .... ?? i have to write it in the function.php ??? or any where else ... – user3286532 Jul 24 '14 at 9:11
  • In functions.php or in a plugin file – cybmeta Jul 24 '14 at 9:14

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