Jared Atchison

Co-owner /

Jared is the co-founder of WPForms and lead developer of several other popular WordPress plugins and services, including WP Mail SMTP, Easy WP SMTP, SendLayer, and WP Mail Logging


  • WordPress
  • Web development
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Email deliverability
  • Website performance


After graduating from Texas A&M University with a degree in Technology Management, Jared started his career as one of the leading consultants in the WordPress industry, boasting high-profile clients such as ​​LeadPages, ShareASale, Texas A&M University, GolfStats.com, and more.

Jared has been building WordPress websites since 2009 and is an experienced web developer with skills in PHP, JavaScript, React, SysOps, and full-stack development.

A regular featured speaker at WordPress events and WordCamps, Jared also contributes to open-source WordPress projects, including bbPress Core and One Click Demo Import.


Introducing the New Email Log Search for WP Mail SMTP

WP Mail SMTP 1.7 has just been released and we think you’ll love this update. The plugin’s getting even smarter and it’s easier than ever before to use the email logging feature. Let’s take a look at what’s new in the latest release of WP Mail SMTP. Easily Search Through Email Logs WP Mail SMTP […]

WP Mail SMTP + Sendinblue: Reliable Emails & Relationship Marketing

WP Mail SMTP 1.6 is here and it’s now even easier to generate income from your website with the most popular WordPress SMTP and PHP mailer in the world. We’re incredibly excited to announce today that WP Mail SMTP is now integrated with Sendinblue. We’ve combined the power of WP Mail SMTP’s solid email deliverability […]

Say Hello to WP Mail SMTP Pro – Easy Email Deliverability for WordPress

Are your WordPress emails not coming through? You’re not alone. Email deliverability has been a well-documented problem for all WordPress websites. We think it shouldn’t be so hard for the WordPress community to get reliable email delivery from their websites. That’s why today, we’re excited to announce the launch of WP Mail SMTP Pro, the […]
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