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Why Do My Emails Fail to Send? Quick Solution

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Hi friends , in this article we are going to see Why Do My Emails Fail to Send? Quick Solution.
Let we see first what is SMTP?



First let we see , What is SMTP?

SMTP:


  • SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. 
          [ In general Protocol means a set of rules. ]

  • These set of rules helps to send email to mail server.
  • Let we see with an example . Assume a person named " Pat " and he is using Gmail . Also assume that Pat is using email client Outlook. 
For perfect connection , Pat configured Outlook which also includes the settings of Gmail Server Settings.
After the successfull configuration , Pat can send mail through Outlook. Now Assuming sending a mail to his friend (Assume Pat's friend has Yahoo Account)., the Outlook at first sends email address of both sender and receiver and also the message to Google's SMTP Server.

Now Google SMTP Server locates out Yahoo SMTP Server (because Pat'sFriend using Yahoo) and the email will be available here.When Pat's Friend opens his yahoo mail,  the email in  Yahoo SMTP Server will only exit if the Pat's friend receives the email.


So, What is the advantage of using SMTP ?

As we said earlier some of them using email clients like Outlook. For better delivery of emails SMTP will helps us to know and make sure your subscriber/client were receiving emails or not . The reason is SMTP is properly Configured/authenticated with email client.

The reason why emails fail to send is when we are sending email to huge list it can be considered as spam and it will be directly sent to Spam folder . By using SMTP the mail is delievred to Primary Tab (or) atleast in Promotion Tab.

How to deal with Your Wordpress Website when it comes with SMTP?

We know 32% of the websites/blog were built using Wordpress . If you are looking for your wordpress website to send emails properly then you should try the WP Mail SMTP plugin .


WP Mail SMTP as of now has 1+ Million active installations and has average rating 4.4 outof 5 .


They say,
WP Mail SMTP plugin easily resolves email delivery problems by improving and changing how your WordPress site sends email.
We reconfigure the wp_mail() function to either use proper SMTP host credentials or leverage a built-in SMTP mail provider.

WP Mail SMTP has 2 paid plans with rich features .Let we see them.


WP Mail SMTP Pro Plan ($49/year):

1 Site
Email Controls
Email Logs
Amazon SES
Gmail / G Suite
Mailgun
Office 365 / Outlook.com
SendGrid
All Other SMTP services
1 Year of Downloads, Support, and Updates


WP Mail SMTP Pro Elite ($99/year):

Everything in Pro, and:
White Glove Setup
Install WP Mail SMTP Plugin
Set up Domain Name Verification (DNS)
Configure Mailgun Service
Set up WP Mail SMTP Plugin
Test and Verify Email Delivery
Priority Support


Next let we see how to send email in wordpress using Gmail SMTP Server and WP Mail SMTP Wordpress Plugin.


  • You can use normal gmail account (free) example[at]gmail[dot]com or paid plan of G-suite where the email comes with your own domain name example[at]yourwebsite[dot]com.
  • First install and activate WP Mail SMTP

  • Yo can see the WP Mail SMTP under Settings.





Next fill the fields as per the instructions which can be found below the field.



Next fill Gmail Client Id and Client Secret details .Kindly read Gmail documentation for more details.



After filling Gmail Client Id and Client Secret details, Save the Settings .you will get a button like below in the Gmail section. Click that button



  • Now click Allow button like below image.




That's all . You have successfully linked the current site with your Google API project .Now you can start sending emails through Google.

Now Send a Test Email



If it is successful , you will get like below.



Some other Important Points/FAQs about WP Mail SMTP

What’s required to use WP Mail SMTP?
WP Mail SMTP is a WordPress plugin. In order to use WP Mail SMTP, you must have a self-hosted WordPress site.

You can send emails using your own (or third party) SMTP email server, Google, Mailgun, SendGrid, Amazon SES, Office 365, or Outlook.com - so you will need to have one of those accounts to complete setup of the plugin.

Do I need coding skills to use WP Mail SMTP?
Absolutely not. You can set up WP Mail SMTP without any coding knowledge.

Does WP Mail SMTP work on non-WordPress sites?
No. WP Mail SMTP is a WordPress SMTP plugin, so it will NOT work on sites that do not use WordPress. Additionally, WP Mail SMTP is not compatible with the WordPress.com platform. You must be using a self-hosted version of WordPress to utilize WP Mail SMTP.

Is WP Mail SMTP translation-ready?
Yes, WP Mail SMTP has full translation and localization support.


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