Change WordPress Default Email and Name

WordPress normally sends emails from If you want you to change which email alias WordPress should send emails from, then you can put the following into into your functions.php or a plugin.

I’ve also included the function to change the WordPress email sender name. Replace the email and name for your own site.

[cc lang=”php”]// Changes the senders email address

function wpsnippets_sender_email( $original_email_address ) {
return ‘’;

// Changes the senders name
function wpsnippets_sender_name( $original_email_from ) {
return ‘Morgan H’;

add_filter( ‘wp_mail_from’, ‘wpsnippets_sender_email’ );
add_filter( ‘wp_mail_from_name’, ‘wpsnippets_sender_name’ );[/cc]

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