WordPress Speed Up Service | WordPress Website Maintenance Packages Reply To: Testing the wp_mail Function – how to do that?, by say_hello hello dear Esmi many thanks for the hint. i will check this out. this is a great idea: thanks for the heads up and for sharing your tipps. this sure helps me: the linK: https://wordpress.org/plugins/check-email/ Don’t know if your WordPress installation is sending emails? Use this simple plugin to find out. It will send a simple test email to an email address of your choice, and to help troubleshoot any problems you can also override the custom headers wth your own values. The link to access the tool is in the “Tools” menu. btw: i think that the issues with the wp_mail – function: i need to test some methods for troubleshooting: i have found lots of good hints here: http://www.butlerblog.com/2011/07/08/change-wordpress-email-from-address-without-a-plugin/ well – if i do not get the wp_mail things up and running – perhaps i can go round by using a smtp-plugin see two examples: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-mail-smtp/ Version: 0.11.1 Last updated: 2 days ago Active installations: 700,000+ Requires WordPress Version: 2.7 Tested up to: 4.8.3 Beschreibung: This plugin reconfigures the wp_mail() function to use SMTP instead of mail() and creates an options page that allows you to specify various options. You can set the following options: Specify the from name and email address for outgoing email. Choose to send mail by SMTP or PHP’s mail() function. Specify an SMTP host (defaults to localhost). Specify an SMTP port (defaults to 25). Choose SSL / TLS encryption (not the same as STARTTLS). Choose to use SMTP authentication or not (defaults to not). Specify an SMTP username and password. Easy WP SMTP https://de.wordpress.org/plugins/easy-wp-smtp/ version: 1.3.0 Zuletzt aktualisiert: vor 2 Wochen Aktive Installationen: 200.000+ Erforderliche WordPress-Version: 4.3 Getestet bis: 4.8.3 Beschreibung: Easy WP SMTP allows you to configure and send all outgoing emails via a SMTP server. This will prevent your emails from going into the junk/spam folder of the recipients. Easy WP SMTP Features Send email using a SMTP sever. You can use Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail’s SMTP server if you have an account with them. Seamlessly connect your WordPress blog with a mail server to handle all outgoing emails (it’s as if the email has been composed inside your mail account). Securely deliver emails to your recipients. Option to enable debug logging to see if the emails are getting sent out successfully or not. Ability to specify a Reply-to email address. i just wanted to share this (possible() solutions with all Agan many thanks Esmi for the hints – i will check out this plugin Reply To: Testing the wp_mail Function – how to do that?