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Hi I am running a WordPress site on Windows Azure which runs IIS and im trying to get the CF7 plugin working.

When I try and send an email out I get "Failed to send your message. Please try later or contact the administrator by another method"

Does anyone have any advise with getting this working please.

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Jason C. Levine earned 1500 total points
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You may need to install a SMTP plugin to get this to work properly.  I tend to prefer this one:

https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-mail-smtp/

You just need to be able to give it valid SMTP credentials.  If this server isn't configured to send mail at all, open a free Mandrill account:

http://mandrill.com/

And use that for your transactional emails.
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Hi yes I did need a SMTP plugin.

To be compatable with Azure you need to use SendGrid, nice and simple to setup

http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/sendgrid-dotnet-how-to-send-email/

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Link in reply with some more information.
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