Having problems sending email using the PHP mail function?  I believe every website TJ-WEBS has worked on develops email issues at some point.  And if your contact forms are not passing along the collected information your website can be next to useless as a lead generator.

There are several WordPress plugin that allows your website to send emails using Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP).  In plain English, you can send emails using your Gmail account.  The video below gives all the details of how to set this up.  The plugin also works with other email providers although this is not covered in the video.