How to Setup SendGrid SMTP with WP Mail Bank?

How to Setup SendGrid SMTP with WP Mail Bank?

SendGrid is a cloud-based email delivery service that is used for transactional and marketing email. It also allows tracking email, unsubscribes, bounces, and spam reports.

What will you Need?

  • A SendGrid Account. If you do not have an account on SendGrid, click here to create an account.
  • A SendGrid API.

Here is the step by step guidelines to access SendGrid SMTP credentials ( API Key ). Let’s start the tutorial.

Step 1: Configuring SendGrid SMTP

Scroll to WP Mail Bank Menu and click on Setup Wizard.

Provide data for From Name and From Email fields that will be using in place of Sender Name and Sender Email respectively.

Setup Wizard

After setting Basic Info, click on the Next Button.

In the next window, Select Mailer Type » SendGrid API from the drop-down.

Now you need to provide SendGrid API Key for configuring SendGrid with WP Mail Bank. You can get this API key by clicking on the link ( Get SendGrid API Key ).

Select Sendgrid Mailer Type

Step 2: Get SendGrid SMTP Credentials

Select the plan you want to use for SendGrid configuration by visiting SendGrid pricing. you can register for the free plan too. Visit SendGrid Pricing to select the plan you want to use for SendGrid Configuration.

After registration, confirm your Email Address. Then Login to your SendGrid Account.

Login SendGrid Account

Go to your SendGrid Account and under Settings » API Keys, Create your API Key.

Create Sengrid Api Key

Fill in the details for configuration of SendGrid API Key with WP Mail Bank.

Provide API Key a name like Mail Bank API. After providing the name, set the API Key Permissions to Full Access ( API Key Permissions » Full Access ).

Create Sendgrid Api Kley

Now Copy and Paste the key to somewhere safe place because due to security reasons it will not be shown to you again.

View Sendgrid Api Key

Now Copy and Paste the key to somewhere safe place because due to security reasons it will not be shown to you again. Go back to WP Mail Bank Wizard, Paste the API Key.

Paste Sendgrid Api Key

Step 3: Confirm the Settings

Done with the configuration. Click on Next Step and check your emails to confirm that the email was sent successfully.

Sendgrid SMTP Debugging Output

We hope this article helped you configuring the SendGrid SMTP with WP Mail Bank WordPress Plugin. You may also want to see our WP Mail Bank configuration guide with G suite, Yahoo SMTP, MailGun SMTP, and Office 365.

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