While sending email, it is generally a good idea to send using SMTP authentication. Authenticating with the server will put a stop to issues such as your message being marked as outgoing Spam when being sent. In this tutorial, we will explain to you how to configure SMTP authentication within WordPress. This guide uses the WP Mail SMTP plugin. 

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Step 1: First, log into your WordPress Admin dashboard.

Step 2: Once you are logged in, hover over Plugins and click on Add New.

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Step 3:On this page, enter WP Mail SMTP into the search box and press Enter. You should now see a list of search results. As you have searched for the exact file name, the WP Mail SMTP plugin will appear first. To install it, you just have to click Install Now.

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Step 4: WordPress will now handle the download and installation of the WP Mail SMTP plugin for you. Once complete, be sure to click Activate Plugin to activate it.

Configuring smtp server authentication

Once you are done with the installation of the WP Mail SMTP plugin, you will just need to configure it. In the following steps, we will be configuring the SMTP settings for the WP Mail SMTP plugin.

Step 5: On the left side navigation menu of your WordPress admin dashboard, hover over Settings and click on WP mail smtp.

Step 6: Configure Every Option Like on this image and click on save settings

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You have now configured WordPress to use SMTP authentication when sending mail on the server.

The next step, you will need to test whether the smtp server working or not. to check smtp server, click on Email test and enter your Gmail Address and send it

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By the sure, you will receive it into your index. if not feel free to contact us or comment below

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