Most of the entry-level WordPress users have problem with their contact form plugin as it doesn’t send emails and they also not get any notifications from WordPress. Here, we are going to find out how to fix this issue.
WHY WORDPRESS NOT SENDING EMAILS?
Basically, your hosting server might not be configured to use mail() function of your PHP. Even though it could work, a lot of email service providers use different tools to cut spam. Such tools detect emails from original location and this test is not cleared by most emails from WordPress. Hence, it is never even sent to the spam folder of your email. So, don’t use WordPress to send newsletters.
Here, you should use Gmail SMTP or Simple Mail Transfer Protocol to send emails. SMTP is an industry standard which uses authentication to improve the chances to deliver emails. [Continue Reading