Email Trap


An email trap that sends emails to the WP Admin email address. Built for use on staging or development environments, to stop WordPress or its plugins from sending emails out to anyone except the site administrator. Good for testing aspects of your WordPress site that rely emails being sent.


  1. Upload the email-trap folder to the /wp-content/plugins directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Make sure the admin email address is one you have access to, so you can view the trapped emails.


Which address are emails redirected to?

Whichever one your site has in the “admin email” input of the options panel.


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