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Woocommerce wouldn't send emails from LAMP/Wordpress droplet

Posted May 10, 2016 2.2k views
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Hey everyone!

I installed several websites on my droplet, then tried sending a test email from terminal, got a recommendation to install

apt-get install mailutils

After that, emails do come through to my gmail from root. However, my woocommerce is still unable to send emails. Where do I look for the problem?

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Hi @moorka,

Great news! Woocommerce has a great document that describes this process:

https://docs.woocommerce.com/document/configuring-woocommerce-settings/#section-6

Let us know if that gets you sorted out!

Thank you! Back in may i solved the problem by uninstalling mailutils and installing a different application

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 Gmail’s SMTP settings. 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

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex