The latest eCards plugin version – 2.4 – removes all wp_mail/email filters and hooks and adds the possibility of free plugins to modify the email settings.
If you are using the new version, you will see some help text on the Dashboard (Home) page of your plugin.
Sometimes emails end up in your spam (or junk) folder. Sometimes they don’t arrive at all. While the latter may indicate a server issue, the former may easily be fixed by setting up an email address (firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com) and use a third party plugin to modify the default email details. See below a list of additional plugins.
If you are using any plugin that allows you to configure SMTP within WordPress, please deactivate it or reconsider its usefulness.
Less spam is to be expected, as the wp_mail() function will benefit from a clean installation and maybe from other dedicated plugins, such as WP Mail From II, which I’m using myself.
Once a week or so we send an email with our best content. We never bug you, we just send you our latest piece of content.
If you found any value in this post, agree, disagree, or have anything to add - please do. I use comments as my #1 signal for what to write about. Read our comment policy before commenting! Comments such as "Thank you!", "Awesome!", "You're the man!" are either marked as spam or stripped from URL.