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Opened 12 months ago

Closed 12 months ago

Last modified 12 months ago

#51349 closed defect (bug) (invalid)

New wordpress apache server is not sending email: add option to use gmail account or own server

Reported by: goofyseeker311 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version: 5.5.1
Component: Mail Keywords:
Focuses: Cc:


Even after waiting for some time, no account creation confirmation email is received,
even if the account is visible in the admin.

Solution: even if your email servers go down, have secondary email settings or complete ability to change email to independent.

Change History (3)

#1 @goofyseeker311
12 months ago

if this is a php-7.3 compatibility issue, add full support for php-7.3

#2 @fierevere
12 months ago

  • Resolution set to invalid
  • Severity changed from major to normal
  • Status changed from new to closed

WordPress does use php's mail() function to send email.
It does not work for some servers, you can use smtp plugins to do so
See: https://wordpress.org/plugins/search/mail+smtp/

If you still have questions - create a support topic on forums, Trac is not the right place.


#3 @SergeyBiryukov
12 months ago

  • Component changed from Login and Registration to Mail
  • Keywords needs-design removed
  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
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