How to View Your WordPress Mail Logs

Are you missing emails from your WordPress site? As we continue our series on the WP Mail Logging plugin, we will now show you how to view your WordPress Mail logs. This is an important step when troubleshooting email problems in WordPress. For example, you may not be receiving messages from contact form or password reset email.

Don’t have time to read the full guide? Watch our walk-through video.

View Mail Logs

  1. Log into your WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Go to Tools then WP Mail Log in the navigation menu.
  3. You will then see a list of emails sent from your WordPress site. Click the View button next to the email you want to check.
    View Logged WordPress Email Logs
  4. You can then view the contents of the email that was sent. Click the message format options to change between htmlraw, and json.
    Select WordPress Mail Log Message Format
  5. Click the Close button to return to the mail log list.
    Close Mail Log List

Congratulations, now you know how to view your WordPress Mail logs! In the next guide, we will show you how to resend an email from WordPress.

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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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