[wp-hackers] Address and name used in notification messages

Jennifer Hodgdon yahgrp at poplarware.com
Thu Jun 25 15:55:02 GMT 2009

Austin Matzko wrote:
> Basically the problem is a catch-22: if you use admin_email, some
> hosts will refuse to send the mail because the origin domain differs
> from the sending domain.
> And (apparently a much smaller number of) other hosts block
> wordpress@* outgoing mail when that account doesn't exist.
> There's no single answer that works for everyone.

All the more reason to have it be a configurable option, separate from 
the "admin" user's email address. There could be some helpful text 
explaining these two issues, and a button that lets you send a test 
email message to see what works for you.


Jennifer Hodgdon * Poplar ProductivityWare
Drupal, WordPress, and custom Web programming

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