WP Mail Logging Settings

Now that you’ve installed WP Mail Logging we will go over the available settings. You have several options for cleaning up logs which can be useful when trying to minimize the amount of disk space you are using. You can also adjust the date and message format on this page.

General Settings

  1. Log into your WordPress Dashboard.
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    Click WP Mail Log then Settings in the navigation menu.

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    Click the General Settings link to make sure you are on the right page.

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    You can then choose your WP Mail Logging settings as needed. Below is a summary of the available options.

    WP Mail Logging General Settings
    CleanupIf you enable this option, it will delete your logs and settings when you deactivate the plugin.
    Can See Submission dataHere you can select which roles can see the mail logs.
    WordPress Date Time FormatSet if you want the mail logs to use the default WordPress date and time.
    Default Format for Message*Choose if you want the default message format to be html, raw, or json.
    Display HostChoose if you want to include the IP address of your WordPress site in the log.
    Log Rotation
    Cleanup by AmountEnable this option to set a maximum amount of emails you want to keep logged at one time.
    Cleanup by TimeEnable this option to set how many days you want to keep email logs.
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    You also have the ability to reset the settings in this section, or reset all WP Mail Logging settings.

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    Click the Save Changes button after choosing your settings.

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    You are finished when you see a “Settings Saved” message.

Congratulations, now you are familiar with the WP Mail Logging Settings! In the next guide, we will show you how to view your WordPress mail logs using the WP Mail Logging plugin.

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John-Paul Briones

John-Paul is an Electronics Engineer that spent most of his career in IT. He has been a Technical Writer for InMotion since 2013.

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