Questions tagged [wp-mail]

wp_mail() is a wrapper for PHPMailer which is a wrapper for PHP’s mail() function.

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What is the advantage of using wp_mail?

What is the advantage of using wp_mail() over mail(). Codex says they're similar, but they seem to be very similar.
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wp_mail script with jQuery post

I need to send an email from a page when a form is submitted. I thought I'd use jQuery post but I'm not really sure where to start. Would I use wp_mail()? And if so how could it be called? Sorry if ...
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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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Sending multipart (text/html) emails via wp_mail() will likely get your domain banned

Summary Because of a bug in WP Core, sending multipart emails (html/text) with wp_mail() (to reduce chance of emails ending up in spam folders) will ironically result with your domain being blocked ...
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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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Do something after sending email

I want to do something after WordPress sent an email. For example, after sending "Reset Password" email using wp_mail() function.
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How to apply the “retrieve_password_message” filter?

I would like to change the body of the password reset email that WP sends out with something more friendly. I am trying to use the "retrieve_password_message" filter but I am messing it up. Can ...
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File upload from front-end form (as attachment) not working

I have a front-end form that is supposed to allow the user to upload a CV which is then sent along with the rest of the form as an attachment. To do so I have used wp_handle_upload() like so: if ($...
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Few chars getting replaced with '=' in mail content in wp_mail()

Whenever mails are triggered from a WordPress site, a few alphabets are randomly getting replaced with '=' in the mail content. I have set the charset and content type in headers even then this weird ...
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Is there a way to send HTML formatted emails with Wordpress' wp_mail function?

Is there an action_hook or something similar that could help me achieve this? I tried adding markup in a PHP string variable and just fired off an email with the wp_mail function like so: $email_to =...
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How to send an email using wp_mail and using more than one BCC in the header

I have this code part that's responsible for getting the variables from the contact form - and and sending an email to me, and my friends from work. add_action('wp_ajax_nopriv_submit_contact_form', '...
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wp_mail recipient array not sending?

I am using wp_mail to send an email to multiple recipients. my mail function looks like this: wp_mail($group_emails, 'my subject', 'my message', $headers); $group_emails is an array of email ...
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how to set from address according to the form input email address for wp_mail()?

I am trying to create form and send it to my e-mail address using wp_mail. my wp_mail() code is: if($_POST["submit"]) { $to="my email"; $subject ="My subject"; $sender=$_POST["...
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Why is my get_post_meta always empty

I made this action hook which will send an email to the users every time a new post in the custom post type "events" is made. function email_members($post_id) { global $wpdb; $usersarray = $wpdb->...
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wp_mail is undefined

I am writing a plugin that opens up a form to invite people to a website by email and want to use wp_mail(). Whenever I use the wp_mail() function in any file in my plugin folder I always end up with:...
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Send an email when custom post type category is changed

This is the first time I've attempted to write an action hook. My CPT has 4 categories. I'm trying to make WP automatically sends an email notification when the category is changed. By change I ...
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On form submission how to send 2 email to different users

I have created a custom php form and on its submission email is sent to user but i want to send email to admin as well to keep admin up-to-date about form submissions on website using wp_mail. <...
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wp_mail not recognizing cc and bcc headers

I am using WordPress 3.1.3 I am getting following notices when I use wp_mail with cc and bcc headers. Notice: Undefined variable: cc in /var/www/mysite.info/htdocs/wordpress/wp-includes/pluggable....
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Wp_mail Returning False on Server

I'm spent the last hour trying to figure out why the wp_mail function is returning a false boolean. Here's my code. I can usually get this to work but can't seem to figure it out now. I'm thinking ...
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An old plugin self-made stoped sending mail

I have a old plugin running that let people pick products and then sends a mail to the store that is selected. But for a while now it has stoped sending the mails. I guess something in the code is out ...
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Problem with `wp_mail()`

I have researched a lot and I can not do this plugin to send mail when it comes in step 2, which displays more options form. In the first stage it correctly sends the name and email to the database, ...
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How to Configure SMTP on wordpress Cant Send Email

I am Currently working on a project in which my only problem is SENDING an email from site to Gmaill yahoo etc. I want to configure the SMTP so I can make Independent Email Sending. My problem is ...