WordPress Contact From IIS/Azure

Posted on 2014-08-19
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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    Accepted Solution

    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

    Hi yes I did need a SMTP plugin.

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


    Author Closing Comment

    Link in reply with some more information.

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