From: Manuel Lemos on

on 07/01/2010 10:09 AM Shreyas Agasthya said the following:
> PHP'ers,
> I am sure this would have been asked a zillion times but I take this as my
> turn to get some help. I hate to ask such rhetorical questions but quite
> couldn't understand how to tweak this.
> All I am trying to do is send a mail from my localhost to my Gmail ID. I
> read stuff about how the SMTP port should be accessible; should be open et
> al. My set-up is very simple:

You cannot use the mail() function because it does not support

You need to use some other component that supports SMTP authentication.

I use the MIME message class along with a SMTP class.

You may want to read this article to learn how to set it right to send
messages via Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo.


Manuel Lemos

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