WordPress Contact From IIS/Azure

Posted on 2014-08-19
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Last Modified: 2014-11-12
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.

Question by:RedDoorSupplies
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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:


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:


And use that for your transactional emails.

Author Comment

ID: 40338777
Hi yes I did need a SMTP plugin.

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



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ID: 40338781
Link in reply with some more information.

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