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OpenLiteSpeed WordPress formmail not working

Posted December 26, 2019 779 views
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Hi, I have a OpenLiteSpeed WordPress setup on my digitalocean server, and I use the plugin form contact 7 in order to get e-mails from visitors, but the thing is that the formmail doesn’t work, message shows up as “sent” but the emails never come. I’ve tried both with and without the plugin WP Mail SMTP, but none of them has worked so far. Thank you!

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Hi,

I tried with default settings and it shows on my “Spam” successfully, could you check your spam as well?

Best,
Eric

Hello all,

What I could suggest here is using an SMTP plugin for your WordPress site.

That way you will be able to specify an SMTP server with authentication which your emails would be going through. You could for example use SendGrid’s SMTP service. This would drastically increase the delivery rate of your emails as well compared to using plain PHP mail.

I’ve been using this plugin for a while now and it works very well: Easy WP SMTP.

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-get-wordpress-email-notifications-on-a-digitalocean-droplet

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex

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