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

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Mail not sent when I set HTML headers

$subject = get_the_title(); $sender_name = get_bloginfo('name'); $blog_url = get_bloginfo('url'); $to = 'myemail@mydomainname.com'; $subject = 'the subject'; $message = 'hello'; $headers = '...
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Send bulk emails without timeout

I am developing a plugin that sends emails out to users. I am having difficulty in finding the most performance enhanced way to send these emails out and prevent a server timeout. In other words, I ...
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Include HTML template file in wp_mail

I'm using wp_mail() to send an HTML email. But there's quite a lot of HTML code in the email, so rather than including all the code in my wp_mail() function, is it possible to have the code in a ...
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Different wp_mail_from and wp_mail_from_name for specific situations

I'm wondering how to create differents wp_mail_from and wp_mail_from_name for specific actions that use the built-in mail system in Wordpress. For example, when a new comment comes, notify the user ...
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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 to work. It doesn't seem to want to send email notifications when new comments are made. Just to see if ...
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wp_mail works with add_action('save_post', …) but not an ajax action

I have two actions. One is after saving a post, so add_action('save_post', 'on_any_post'); I have a second action triggered via AJAX, so add_action( 'wp_ajax_nopriv_saveTaskPriority', '...
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How to get post meta in functions?

I set an email button in functions php. The email is sent when clicking on a front-end update post button. The problem is: the email is sent but I can't get the post title to appear in the post. I ...
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wp_mail - using a custom field value

Can this work? I want to send a email when a post is published to the recipient, that is called in custom field. EDIT I changed the code to another example I found. function wpr_Notification($...
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How to set SMTP 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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Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_mail()

I am using a plugin wordpress-simple-paypal-shopping-cart for my cart requirement. I am trying to send an email through this plugin when some payment is made by using IPN. My code : $invoiceProducts ...
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wp_mail function timing out

I have the following function. This is part of a membership-based site. When a post of the type "message" is moved to Publish status, it should send an email to all users who belong (custom user meta) ...
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Send email to admin with post author

I'm using the following to send an email to the admin when a post is publish by an author: add_action('publish_post', 'send_admin_email'); function send_admin_email($post_id){ $to = 'admin@email....
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Using wp_mail in functions.php

I have set up a simple mailer before I get the full implementation sorted. I've tried a few email addresses but am not receiving them even though it returns 'true'. I'm using wp_ajax as well if that ...
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Change email from and display name with a filter action

I'm attempting to override the "from" display name and email address using the wp_mail() function. I am using the wp_mail_from filter hook to modify it with my custom function using add_filter('...
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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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Images in wp_mail not showing

I created a plugin that sends an email: $subject = 'New comment - '.$post_title; ob_start(); include(SUBSCRIBE_USER_BASE_DIR . '/email/message.php'); $message = ob_get_clean(); ...
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Validate emails in array using foreach

How do I validate an array of emails from a textbox before sending them to the wp_mail() function? $emails = 'test@test.com;test2@test2.com email3@email3.com,email4@email4.com, email5.com'; $emails =...
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How to stop the wp_mail function?

I'm using wp_mail filter function. add_filter('wp_mail','check_the_mail_content'); If my condition satisfied then the mail should go, otherwise I need to stop, my function is add_filter('wp_mail','...
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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 message-...
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wp_mail - using a custom field value for $to

I'm trying to pass a custom field value to my functions.php file. I want to replace: $to = get_bloginfo( 'admin_email' ); to something along the lines of: $to = get_custom_field('sendto', TRUE); ...
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Using wp_mail with attachments but no attachments received

I have been looking at multiple examples including this one. I get the email no problem but there are no attachments. Am I missing the content/type of file type? All the examples I've seen uses only ...
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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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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_from not changing from address

I wish to use the wp_mail_from hook to change the from email address submitted through a form which sends an invitation to a friend by email (I am writing my own plugin to do this). I am using the ...
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Need clarification on how to correctly call wp_mail()

I want to call wp_mail() from a non-template PHP file, but when I do, it fails and I don't understand why. For example, let's say I have a PHP file that consists of only this: <?php echo 'hi'; ...
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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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Adding second Email address for WP user notifications

The WP systems sends a lot of mails to authors. There also plugins who use email notifications for authors. But, let say I have a user, who is managed by two persons (because it's a company, an ...
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wp_mail is sending two emails when used after retrieving session data

I'm using the wp_mail function to send emails in WordPress. Before I run the function, I retrieve a heap of data from a session and some others from a form that was just submitted. For example: $...
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If new comment posted in custom post - send notification to custom email from custom field

I have custom post type "Art masters". Each post is master's profile. In their profiles isset custom fiels name "master_email". I need to send for master email notification every time if new ...
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Email notification via WP_Mail on published custom post type

I've been trying to get an email notification to fire when a new custom post type (in this case, "event"), is published. I've tried a few things and settled down to this simple example that, I imagine,...
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Why is wp_new_user_notification not working?

I don't like to use a plugin so I made use of user registration custom signup page and it's not sending any emails. At first everything was working. Then I added some functions to change the "from" ...
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3 different mail notifications

I'm building a small tracker and need to send mail notifications on specific actions. Thought-out notifications: Administrator gets a notification email when a new ticket is published Author gets a ...
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Do I have to override the wp_mail() pluggable function with writing a plugin?

If I want to override wp_password_change_notification, do I have to write a plugin to do this? It seems to have no effect in functions.php of my theme. The only thing I need to do is change the ...
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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: $...
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Using wp_mail() - verify that email was sent?

When using wp_mail(), is there any way to verify that the email was sent correctly?
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If/elseif statement within wp_mail function

I need to know what is wrong with my if statement here: //EMAIL ADMIN BASED ON PROBLEM_TYPE function new_post_creation_email() { global $post; $postid = $post->ID; $problem_type = ...
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Conditional wp_mail statement on post

I am currently posting from the front end using a similar model as http://voodoopress.com/2011/03/review-of-posting-from-front-end-form/. I want to send an email to certain addresses based on the ...
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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 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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Using wp_schedule_single_event with arguments to send email

I'm trying to schedule a pseudo cron job to send an email after a set amount of time utilizing a WordPress plugin. So far, I've been able to make this code run when I hard code the email address and ...
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resend user login & password with custom button

How would you resend the login & password to a user who has forgotten his password? In this case they don't want to go to the "password" forgotten page. Additional Q: Mass re-sending of ...
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Pluggable function and activation check?

Plugin is defining pluggable wp_mail() function. My idea was to check if function is defined already and throw warning if other plugin beat me to it. However this warning causes issues on activation. ...
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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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