Send Mail Using PHP

May 27, 2011    Janaki Mahapatra, PHP

There is a predefined function "mail" in PHP which send mail from your web server The Syntax is: mail(to,subject,message,headers,parameters)
Parameter Description
to Required. Specifies the receiver / receivers of the email
subject Required. Specifies the subject of the email. Note: This parameter cannot contain any newline characters
message Required. Defines the message to be sent. Each line should be separated with a LF (\n). Lines should not exceed 70 characters
headers Optional. Specifies additional headers, like From, Cc, and Bcc. The additional headers should be separated with a CRLF (\r\n)
parameters Optional. Specifies an additional parameter to the sendmail program
Send mail Program: <?php $to = ""; $subject = "Test mail"; $message = "Hello! This is a simple email message."; $from = ""; $headers = "From:" . $from; mail($to,$subject,$message,$headers); echo "Mail Sent."; ?>