[wp-hackers] Adding phpmailer options (smtp for example)

Omry Yadan omry at yadan.net
Thu Aug 30 14:30:20 GMT 2007

I think it should be in the core.

if email doesn't work for a user, his WordPress is next to useless (he 
wont get the initial email, and wont be able to request to change the 

probably in a section named "Advanced email preferences", with a warning 
that the user should only change this if he has email problems.

Callum Macdonald wrote:

> G'day,
> It would be possible to add it as a plugin. The change is only 2-4 
> lines of code though, you simply comment out one line and add another 
> 2 (4 if you're using SMTP auth). I figured it would make sense to make 
> it available to all users rather than offering it as an add on.
> However, happy to go with the consensus. So far I count +2 for a 
> plugin. Omry, do you have a view on it? Anyone else?

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