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Change the from name and from email in WordPress


This is a classic, and therefore deserves a short post: changing the name and address of the sender in WordPress email sends.

By default, WordPress will use something like WordPress [email protected].

If you want to change it, and improve the user experience a little more, then I’ll show you how to do it, it’s very easy.

To change the address:

add_filter( 'wp_mail_from', 'change_mail_from', 10, 1 );

function change_mail_from( $old ) {
  return '[email protected]';

To change the name:

add_filter( 'wp_mail_from_name', 'change_mail_from_name', 10, 1 );

function change_mail_from_name( $old ) {
  return 'My Site';

Ready, with this you can change these parameters.

Remember, a good place to put these snippets is in the functions.php of your theme or child theme.

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