Setup WordPress To Use AWS SES

Amazon SES is a very robust service for sending and receiving email within the AWS ecosystem (most people use it for sending outbound). If you’re a new AWS customer, you can use it for free for one year under their free tier. Configuring your site to use AWS SES to send email to the outside world can sometimes be difficult though and that is why this post exists. Any competent system administrator will already know that you should not simply setup a web server and expect it to be able to send email to the outside world without issues. That’s what email