How to Send Emails From Wordpress From Google Cloud Engine Using Gmail

How to Send Emails From WordPress From Google Cloud Engine Using Gmail



How To Tutorial for setting email SMTP using Gmail on Google Cloud Engine.

Steps:
Create a new Gmail email address
Download the WP Mail Plugin
Enable Secure Access app on Sign in and Security
Set the SMTP Settings
Mailer – select Other SMTP
Return Path – optional
SMTP Host – smtp.gmail.com
SMTP Port – 587
Encryption – SSL
Authentication – On
SMTP Username – your gmail email address
SMTP Password – your gmail password

Details of the SMTP settings can also be found on this post

6 thoughts on “How to Send Emails From WordPress From Google Cloud Engine Using Gmail

  1. 2 questions; The 'new email' is created because you are allowing this app to access your email and it isn't so secure? You enter the password from your new gmail account in the smpt password section?
    thank you

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