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HOW TO: Sending email using PHP (PHPMailer)
Posted by Sugen S. on 04 April 2018 10:11 AM

You can send email using PHPMailer from your PHP script with SMTP authentication. To use PHPMailer classes, you just need to download PHPMailer class files from the following URL:

https://github.com/PHPMailer/PHPMailer

Following is the sample code to send email from your PHP script with SMTP authentication:

<?php
require("class.phpmailer.php");

$mail = new PHPMailer();

$mail->IsSMTP(); // send via SMTP
$mail->Host = "mail.domain.com"; // SMTP servers
$mail->SMTPSecure = 'ssl'; // Enable SSL encryption, then change below port to 587. You may remove this line to use non-SSL with port 25 or 26 in below.
$mail->Port = "25"; //specify SMTP Port
$mail->SMTPAuth = true; // turn on SMTP authentication
$mail->Username = "email@domain.com"; // SMTP username
$mail->Password = "password"; // SMTP password


$mail->From     = "email@domain.com";
$mail->FromName = "Name";
$mail->AddAddress("Recipient@emailaddress.com","Name");
$mail->AddReplyTo("yourname@domain.com","Your Name");

$mail->WordWrap = 50;                 // set word wrap
 
$mail->IsHTML(true);                               // send as HTML

$mail->Subject  =  "Here is the subject";
$mail->Body     =  "This is the <b>HTML body</b>";
$mail->AltBody  =  "This is the text-only body";

if(!$mail->Send())
{
   echo "Message was not sent <p>";
   echo "Mailer Error: " . $mail->ErrorInfo;
   exit;
}

echo "Message has been sent";

?>

Please make sure that you make the changes in the above script as necessary. 


Note: For security reason, our mail servers require your script to pass SMTP authentication in order to send email.

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