Do you want to check your email log to see how many emails you sent out from your website and who received your email successfully? If yes, then you are in the right place.
Email logging is essential to keep track of every email sent out from your WordPress website. If you want more information about the emails you sent out like what’s the date and time the email was sent? Was it delivered, and if not, what’s the status? Did the right email make it to the right person?
And this is where email logging comes to save the day.
Email Log is another powerful feature of WP Mail SMTP that will help you earn more sales. In this article, I’m going to show you how to easily set up email logging using the WP Mail SMTP plugin in three simple steps.
Let’s discuss this in detail.
How to Set Up Email Logs with WordPress
If you ready to set up WordPress email logs, follow the step by step guide below:
Step 1: Install and activate the WP Mail SMTP plugin
To get started, you need to install and activate the WP Mail SMTP plugin. Please note that Email Logging is a premium feature of this plugin, so we recommend you to upgrade to its Pro version.
Once you upgraded, enter and activate your license key to get started.
Step 2: Enable Email Logs
After you verify your license key, it’s time to enable your WordPress email logs. To do this, WP Mail SMTP >> Settings and go to the Email Log tab.
After you opened the Email Log page, you’ll need to check the box next to the “Enable Log” option.
By checking this box, the plugin will keep a record of all future emails sent from your site.
When this option is enabled, details for each email record will include:
- Email status (whether the email was sent successfully)
- Date and time sent
- Subject line
- Recipient email address(es), including CC and BCC
- From email
- Mailer options used
- Number of attachments
- Additional technical details (such as MIME, content-type, etc)
When you check the “Enable Log” box, you’ll see another checkbox “Log Email Content”. When you enable this option, your email logs also keep a record of all content for all emails sent from your site.
This is an optional setting and not necessary to set up email logs so you can leave it unchecked.
Next, click on the “Save Settings” button to proceed further.
Step 3: View Your WordPress Email Logs
To view your website email logs, click on WP Mail SMTP >> Email Log on the left side of the WordPress dashboard menu.
You’ll see all logged in emails here with the newest emails shown at the top of the list.
To check more details about a specific email, just click on its Subject. You’ll see all the details for that particular email log.
Congratulations! you’ve successfully set up email logging to your WordPress site.
After reading this article, you get an idea about how to check your email log using WP Mail SMTP. So what are you waiting for? Get WP Mail SMTP plugin now and unlock the path to access the great features.
If you have any queries or suggestions about this tutorial, feel free to ask in the comment section below.