{eac}Doojigger Simple SMTP Extension for WordPress


{eac}SimpleSMTP is an {eac}Doojigger extension which adds SMTP server configuration for WordPress so that all email sent from your WordPress site will be sent through your SMTP mail server.

What is SMTP? … Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

{eac}SimpleSMTP options include…

  • SMTP Server Name

    The outgoing mail server name. Typically something like smtp.your_email_domain.com.

  • SMTP Port

    The mail server port to use. Typically, port 25 = no encryption, port 465 = SSL encryption, port 587 = TLS encryption.

  • SMTP Encryption

    Does your mail server use encryption?

  • SMTP User Name

    The email address/username used to authenticate with your mail server.

  • SMTP Password

    The password used to authenticate with your mail server.

  • Send From Name

    The default name used when sending email.

  • Send From Email

    The default email address used when sending email.

  • Override Senders

    Always send from above name/address (overriding other scripts).

  • SMTP Debugging

    Enable capture and logging of wp_mail and phpMailer debugging data.

  • Default Headers

    Add custom headers to all outgoing emails.

  • Send a Test

    Send a test email to ensure your configuration is working.


Two filters are available to retrieve the Send From Name and/or Send From Email


$sendFromName = apply_filters( 'simpleSMTP_from_name', get_bloginfo('name') )


$sendFromEmail = apply_filters( 'simpleSMTP_from_email', get_bloginfo('admin_email') )

Additional Information

  • {eac}SimpleSMTP is an extension plugin to and requires installation and registration of {eac}Doojigger.


Copyright © 2019-2024, EarthAsylum Consulting, distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL.

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should receive a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see https://www.gnu.org/licenses/.


  • Simple Smtp


{eac}Doojigger Simple SMTP Extension is an extension plugin to and requires installation and registration of {eac}Doojigger.

Automatic Plugin Installation

This plugin is available from the WordPress Plugin Repository and can be installed from the WordPress Dashboard » Plugins » Add New page. Search for ‘EarthAsylum’, click the plugin’s [Install] button and, once installed, click [Activate].

See Managing Plugins -> Automatic Plugin Installation

Upload via WordPress Dashboard

Installation of this plugin can be managed from the WordPress Dashboard » Plugins » Add New page. Click the [Upload Plugin] button, then select the eacsimplesmtp.zip file from your computer.

See Managing Plugins -> Upload via WordPress Admin

Manual Plugin Installation

You can install the plugin manually by extracting the eacsimplesmtp.zip file and uploading the ‘eacsimplesmtp’ folder to the ‘wp-content/plugins’ folder on your WordPress server.

See Managing Plugins -> Manual Plugin Installation


Once installed and activated options for this extension will show in the ‘Simple SMTP’ tab of {eac}Doojigger settings.


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Contributors & Developers

“{eac}Doojigger Simple SMTP Extension for WordPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



Version 1.0.12 – Apr 10, 2024

  • Added notice if activated without {eac}Doojigger.

Version 1.0.11 – October 31, 2023

  • Prevent direct load of included files.

Version 1.0.10 – June 8, 2023

  • Removed unnecessary plugin_update_notice trait.

Version 1.0.9 – May 11, 2023

  • Changed extension class name (case).
  • Externalized help, options, and test email (include when needed).
  • Updated contextual help.

Version 1.0.8 – March 15, 2023

  • Set autocomplete attributes to prevent inadvertent auto-fill.

Version 1.0.7 – November 15, 2022

  • Updated to / Requires {eac}Doojigger 2.0.
  • Uses ‘options_settings_page’ action to register options.
  • Added contextual help using ‘options_settings_help’ action.
  • Moved plugin_action_links_ hook to eacDoojigger_load_extensions filter.

Version 1.0.6 – September 25, 2022

  • Fixed potential PHP notice on load (plugin_action_links_).
  • Added upgrade notice trait for plugins page.

Version 1.0.5 – August 28, 2022

  • Updated to / Requires {eac}Doojigger 1.2
  • Added ‘Settings’, ‘Docs’ and ‘Support’ links on plugins page.

Version 1.0.4 – August 2, 2022

  • Cosmetic changes for WordPress submission.

Version 1.0.3 – June 9, 2022

  • Updated for {eac}Doojigger 1.1.0

Version 1.0.2 – May 10, 2022

  • Added filters to retrieve email “from” address/name
  • Allow loading under cron for scheduled events.

Version 1.0.1 – April 28, 2022

  • Added debugging option – captures output from wp_mail and phpMailer (with SMTP debugging)

Version 1.0.0 – March 23, 2022

  • Initial release.