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cPanel installed, Wordpress does not send emails

I installed cPanel from the marketplace onto my droplet. I have transferred my wordpress site over to the hosting account. but now my wordpress site seems to be having issue sending out emails.

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Hello @derrickgoh,

I recommend using cPanel >> Email Accounts to create a dedicated email address for your WordPress installation. Then, install a WordPress plugin to facilitate the use of SMTP for sending email from WordPress. Here’s a popular WordPress plugin that adds SMTP support:

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-mail-smtp/

Otherwise, if you prefer to send email from Wordpress via the PHP Mail function, check /var/log/exim_mainlog for specific errors upon testing the PHP mailing script and let me know what you see. Here’s a command you can execute to see the recent entries in this log file during testing:

tail -f /var/log/exim_mainlog

Let me know if you have any questions or require additional assistance.

Thank you.

Is cpanel free of cost? I have heard it will cost around $15/month extra.