Why Is Contact Form 7 Not Sending Emails?

Contact Form 7 Not Sending Emails (Stopped Working)

Contact Form 7 not sending emails is a common problem. Some of the shared host providers will block the PHP mail (wp_mail) function. The CF7 is using wp_mail() function to send emails. We can see contact form 7 there was an error trying to send your message. please try again later. It is commonly a WordPress email function error.

We can fix these bugs with the WordPress SMTP mailer plugin. You can use the mail function in the localhost server also. This plugin will connect to the SMTP server.

Download WP SMTP mailer plugin and install in your WordPress > wp-admin > plugins > add new > upload zip file.

Install WP SMTP mailer plugin. Then go to Go to Settings > Mail Smtp Mailer. Then add SMTP credentials.

It will solve the contact form 7 email not sending issue.

Please note, from email should not add a different domain name.

Example: Your website address is example.com then your from email should [email protected]

But you can add any Gmail or Yahoo email as from address.

Where Can I get an SMTP?

Method 1 – By Cpanel or Plesk:-

Go to your hosting control panel like CPanel or Plesk.

Then go to email accounts and create or select an email account. Now you can find SMTP credentials.

Method 2 – By Gmail

First, we need to enable two-step verification. Then we can create an app password.

Go to Google my account > security > App passwords > create new password.

Add credentials as follows

Host: smtp.gmail.com

Username: [email protected]

Password: {app password}



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