In my first post about WordPress and IFTTT integration, I explained how I would be using IFTTT, to automatically tweet to my Twitter account when I added a new post to my WordPress blog. The experiment didn’t go as planned, so I’ve had to try an alternative method. RSS Feed to Twitter.
I have recently discovered the power of IFTTT (If This Then That). IFTTT allows anyone to easily automate tasks, by connecting a growing list of popular web applications and cloud services. At time of writing, IFTTT has 328 services in it’s arsenal, such as Dropbox, Facebook, Gmail and WordPress.
I have a VPS through Vultr, which I use as a web server. Many of the websites hosted on the server need to send emails, so a simple MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) is required. I’ve configured the server to use Exim for all outgoing email from the websites.
One day when I was browsing the Exim log files, I came across an error like the one below. Continue reading
I had this problem with one of the WordPress websites I manage. The solution was relatively simple, but it took me quite a while to find it. I want to share the steps I took, in the hope that I can relieve some other WordPress admins of the stress that I went through.