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Why does my Oneclick Wordpress app send spam mails? (got ssl from letsencrypt)

Posted January 8, 2017 4.7k views
WordPressLAMP StackEmailLet's EncryptUbuntu 16.04

Hello community!
I’m pretty much new to Linux as a developer.
For some reason, on Gmail I get all my test mails in my spam folder.
Any Idea why? or if it has something to do with certificates, please attach a tutorial? :)

Thanks so much!

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Check the headers in the mail for any clues?
What is being used to send mail from your Wordpress app?

For an example, I tried registering another account on the site, the password arrived in spam.
Tried to use a plugin called Mail Bank to try and send test mail, failed too, or maybe I should use SMTP and if that, how do I get the specific postfix username p/w etc?

What are you exactly trying to send the mail as? Can you designate a from address?

Please check the headers in spam mail in your gmail inbox, it will tell you exactly why it was marked as SPAM ;0

in the header it says it was “78ae30bd8fcff3dfc2e6b15db8798ee4@mydomain.com
is that just me being paranoid?

does your domain have SPF/ DKIM or DMARC set up?

Ok, so there is the error:
google.com: domain of transitioning dorpele10@gmail.com does not designate 45.55.235.233 as permitted sender

I have no idea, I just pointed everything to the right placed, how can I tell?

so it appear the mail is failing on gmails SPF records. SPF allows you to designate what IP address a domain can send from. In your case, a gmail account is sending from a non designated address which would mark it as SPAM, although i find that strange considering you said you were sending from admin@domain.com....

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