How to Ensure Deliverability of Contact Form Notification Emails
- Use a transactional email service 01:24
- This is the number one way to ensure deliverability.
- We covered this topic in episode 72.
- This will make sure that your emails are being sent through a dedicated service, instead of your web server.
- Web servers are not meant to send emails.
- Use a dedicated IP address 02:37
- This is only if you do not use a transactional email service.
- Some hosts will offer this. Other times you can purchase it as an added feature.
- It will make your email appear more trustworthy and improve deliverability.
- Use an advanced contact form plugin 03:49
- A plugin like Gravity Forms, Caldera Forms, Ninja Forms, or WP Forms will save the entries to a database.
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