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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 ( or and use a third party plugin to modify the default email details. See below a list of additional plugins.

WP Mail From II (free, recommended)
WP Mail Options (free)
WP Mail Plugin (free)

Further reading

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.

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