Post SMTP with Gravity Form

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How to Use Post SMTP to Send Gravity Form’s Email Notifications

Creating and managing forms, surveys, and other interactive content for your website is simple, thanks to the famous and feature-rich WordPress plugin Gravity Forms. Due to its user-friendly interface, sophisticated customization options, and wide range of add-ons, it is a versatile tool for obtaining data, feedback, and inquiries from website visitors.

The Post SMTP plugin enhances Gravity Form’s email functionality and reliability. Post SMTP, a WordPress plugin, ensures safe and reliable email delivery, reducing the likelihood of your emails being labeled as spam.

Gravity Forms can be integrated with Post SMTP to ensure that the notifications and responses generated by your forms always reach the intended recipients. Gravity Forms and Post SMTP work together to ensure your structures function flawlessly and deliver messages consistently.

Keep reading to learn how Post SMTP can improve Gravity Forms’ email notification deliverability.

Gravity Forms Not Sending Emails Issue:

When someone submits a Gravity Forms on your website, you and the person who submitted it typically get an email notification in their inbox. Occasionally, emails from Gravity Forms are delivered to the spam folder or never delivered.

When you complete the Gravity Forms with the required information, click Submit. Form

Click the Submit button to submit your form successfully.

When you check your inbox, the form submission email will arrive in the Spam folder or never get delivered.

Now, let see How you can fix this using Post SMTP.

Install and Activate the Post SMTP Plugin: –

Before getting started, you’ll need to install the Post SMTP plugin.

Let’s cover the steps to set up Brevo (formerly Sendinblue) with Post SMTP. 

You can configure any Mailer service with Post SMTP checkout our Post SMTP Sockets documentation.

Now, go to the Post SMTP dashboard and click Start the wizard.

Select the SMTP Mailer: –

A window will pop up containing different Mailers services; select Brevo from here.

Configure and Authenticate SMTP Mailer: – 

For the From Address, there are two required fields.

a.     From Email (You must use the same email address you used to log in to your Brevo account.)

b.     From Name.

The “Prevent plugins and themes for changing this” toggle button will be under the From Email and Name fields. Check both of them enabled.

You must enter the API Key to connect your selected mailer with Post SMTP. 

Click on the API Key link to get redirected to the Brevo’s API Key screen. 

Generating an API Key: –

Click on Generate a new API Key.

Enter the name of the key and click on the Generate a new API Key button.

The API Key will be generated. Copy that and click OK. Return to the tab/window where the Post SMTP is already opened. 

 Now paste the copied API Key in the required field in the Post SMTP setup wizard.

Now click on Save and Continue.

Sending a Test Email: –

A screen will appear with the field Recipient Email Address. This step will allow you to send a test email. 

Enter the Recipient Email Address and click Send Test Email

Click on the Finish button.

You can view the log section by clicking on the “View logs section” buttons or skip to the dashboard by clicking Skip to the dashboard.

Click Skip to the dashboard.

As you can see, Post SMTP is configured. Now open the Gravity Forms. Fill out the Gravity Forms with the required information and click Submit.

Click the Submit button to see the successfully submitted message on your screen.

Go to the inbox of the email address you used in the form. Here, you can see that the state has been successfully submitted, and you have received that in your email address. 

If you still find it difficult or have any other email deliverability issues, contact us for expert assistance; our skilled team will troubleshoot all your email delivery issues and provide SPF, DKIM, and DMARC configuration.

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