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Check Email

Check email allows you to test if your WordPress installation is sending emails correctly by sending a test email to an address of your choice. Allows

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.

Please be aware this is a very early version of the plugin, and with so many people having trouble with email I expect this plugin to cause lots of questions and feature requests.

Author Chris Taylor
Contributors mrwiblog
Tags check, delivery, email, pop, send, smtp, test

Install the plugin from the plugin repository and activate.

0.5.3 Fixed deprecation error messages. Tested with 4.7.2. 0.5.2 Fixed un-encoded output related to XSS bug 0.5.1 Properly fixed XSS vulnerability (apologies) 0.5 Fixed XSS vulnerability found by Antonis Manaras 0.4 Added more information from php.ini, fixed incorrect textdomains 0.3 Moved the page to the Tools menu 0.2 Now displays SMTP server name 0.1.3 Fixed version number 0.1.2 Fixed bug in Plugin Register caused by latest version of WordPress 0.1.1 Fixed typo in plugin name 0.1 Initial version

Why did you write this plugin?

Someone using one of my other plugins had trouble with emails not being sent. I knocked this together to help him (and anyone else).

Version 0.5.2

Requires WordPress version: 2.7 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 29 Jan 2017

Date Added: 07 Sep 2010

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