Monday, January 16, 2012

How To Use JangoSMTP With Wordpress

Wordpress is one of the most popular blogging platforms on the web. If you're serious about blogging, it's important that your Wordpress-generated emails are tracked and delivered, and JangoSMTP can help with that. Setting up Wordpress to send via JangoSMTP is a snap!

Start by downloading and installing the WP Mail SMTP plugin. To install it, just unzip it and upload it to your plugins folder, which can be found within the wp-content folder.

Then log in to your Wordpress blog, go to the plugins page and enable the WP-Mail-SMTP plugin. Go to the settings page for this plugin and enter this information:

Mailer: Send all Wordpress emails via SMTP.
SMTP Host:
SMTP Port: 25 (or whatever you normally use)
Encryption: No encryption (or whatever you normally use)
Authentication: Yes: Use SMTP authentication.
Username: Your JangoSMTP Username
Password: Your JangoSMTP Password

Your settings page should look something like this:

Then all of your Wordpress emails will be sent through JangoSMTP. You can enable tracking and other features through the JangoSMTP settings.