How to Change wp_mail_from_name in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to change the from name of emails sent from WordPress? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to change wp_email_from_name in WordPress.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

     function from_mail_name($name) {
        return 'wpsnipp administrator';

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 9 best WordPress events plugins and how to set up author tracking in WordPress with Google Analytics.

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