Configure WordPress to send email through SendGrid

This post is following on Using SendGrid with OpenShift Online.

1) Install SendGrid plugin into the WordPress
wordpress install sendgrid plugin

2) Goto SendGrid Dashboard, under the Setting tab, create an API key.
>wordpress install sendgrid setup API SendGrid credentials

Do a test and now you can monitor all email message activity in the SendGrid Dashboard.

SendGrid Activity Feed

The email will be sending out as per usual. If you examine the email header, you will find that email message is routed thru SendGrid.

Outlook rmail headr
SendGrid email header outlook

GMail email header
SendGrid email header

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