When you launch your WordPress blog or website as a new user. There are many problems you can face and its hard for you to fix the issues yourself. However you try to resolve the problems yourself or troubleshoot your website. But you rarely get clue what’s wrong and where to look and how to solve the problem.
Before you go forward please note there are two types of emails you get from your WordPress website. First type are emails related to core WordPress and the second type is related to contact forms or themes or plugins sends.
Quick Tip To Solve Email Sending Issue
Mostly the issue is only related to email being sent from. Please check your receiving email’s spam folder and see if you find your Email in spam or junk folder. If email is coming in spam folder from WordPress then you can try to fix it by following guide.
WordPress emails are going to spam folder
We have explained in detail why emails are going to spam and how you can fix this. Please follow our article How to Stop Your WordPress Emails Going to Spam.
Make sure your PHP mail() function is working properly
wp-mail function is based on php’s mail() function. So if php’s mail() function is not working properly in your hosting that means WordPress’s mail() will also not work.
Create a php file with following code and run that file on your server to find out if mail() function is active or not.
Make sure mail.add_x_header is On if not please contact your hosting provider they can help you in this.
Setup SMTP Plugin properly
You should also setup WordPress SMTP plugin that will help you get emails without any problem.
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