SMTP – Simple Mail Transfer Protocol – is a simple mail transfer protocol) is a standard for transferring electronic mail over the Internet. You just need to understand simply that SMTP helps your website to send mail or Emails through a pre-set address right on your Website, the mail will come to your customers and users when performing operations. or orders on the website to the user’s email address.
In this article, we will show you how to instantly use Gmail SMTP for your WordPress website.
Use Gmail SMTP on WordPress
First, you need to access google ID HERE
In the Security Menu => App Password
If you don’t see the App password, please turn on 2-Step Verification. You choose Mail and Other to create
Choose Mail – Other
After creating you will see an orange frame showing your APPLICATION PASSWORD
After creating, you will receive password information, then install the EASY WP SMTP plugin.
You need to copy and use it for your configuration at EASY WP SMTP
Sending Email Address: This is the Email address that you use to generate the application password.
Sending Email Name: In this section, you can name your sending Email.
Reply-To Address: The address where the recipient can reply to the message.
SMTP Server: Gmail’s SMTP server is smtp.gmail.com
Type of Encryption: SSL/TLS
SMTP port: Here I use SSL / TLS will be port 465.
SMTP Authentication: Yes.
SMTP Username: This username is the same as the sending email address.
SMTP Password: The application password you created in the step above.
To be sure, go to the Check Email Tab and enter the test email as shown in the screenshot
Note: SMTP Gmail is limited to 500 emails/day.