How to Send Email Using PHP

Oct-25-2014 in PHP No comments

Today, Sending email is often used on a web page, so today this article will explain to you how to send mail on your website.

To send email using php script you can use Mail Function or SMTP:

how to send email using php

Send Mail using php mail function:

This method is often used for the Host support the function Mail () to know your host supports it or not you can see in phpinfo.

$to: Recipient email address .
$subject: Title email.
$message: the message body.
$additional_headers: This is Optional. Additional headers From, Cc, and Bcc.
$additional_parameters: This is Optional. Additional attributes accessories for email.

Mail() function will returns TRUE If your e-mail was sent successfully and If you send email failure this fuction returns FALSE.

Example: Send Mail using PHP

In this method you will find three types send email:

  1. Send text from email:

    send email as above

  2. Send HTML emails:

    you need to add additional header Content-type: multipart/alternative in $header.

  3. Send Email with attachment:

    you need to use a header Content-type: multipart/mixed MIME type in $header.

Send Mail using smtp server:

This methods to send email is usually integrated to the open source like WordPress, Joomla, vBulletin etc ….

To use this method you need to download the library http://phpmailer.worxware.com include of two class: “class.phpmailer.php” and “class.smtp.php”

Details you can see in the code above script php.

Right now! you can create form send mail on your website!

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