GridPane – How to Setup SendGrid SMTP in WordPress

In this post, we will learn how to setup SMTP SendGrid in WordPress!

You need to setup SMTP in WordPress to send email. If not set, many email related features will not work.

  • Forgot Password
  • WooCommerce Order
  • Contact Form Submission

Let’s start!

1. Sign up SendGrid Account

Go to SendGrid.com and click on Sign Up

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Select Free > Try for Free

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Fill your information > Click on Create Account

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Next

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Checking your email and confirm email address

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2. Get SendGrid API

Log in to SendGrid and click on Settings > API Keys

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Create API Key

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You will be asked to set an API Key Name and configure API Permissions. You can set to Full Access

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Or you could set the Restricted Access. If you do this make sure that the correct Mail Send permissions are granted as Full Access

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Then click Create & View.

and here is API Key.

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3. Paste API Key to GridPane

Go to GridPane.com > Click LOGIN

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Enter your email & password > Click Login

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Click Your Settings

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Click SMTP Provider > Paste your API > Create

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Created!

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4. Enable SendGrid SMTP on your WordPress Site

Click Sites

 

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Click Your WordPress Site

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Switch to ON

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5. Test Email

Next, we need to test, to determine if SendGrid SMTP is working well!

Try Lost Your Password Feature.

Go to beaverhero.com/wp-admin with beaverhero.com is your domain name. And Click Lost Your Password

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Enter your email > Reset Passwordwordpress-lost-your-password2-min

an email will be sent to your inbox.

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Done!

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