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Chapter 8. Managing Email

Introduction

Terms You’ll Need to Understand

  • sendmail wrapper

  • SMTP

  • Headers

  • MIME encoding

  • SMTP (Windows only)

  • smtp_port (Windows only)

  • sendmail_from (Windows only)

  • sendmail_path

Techniques You’ll Need to Master

  • Mail functions

  • URL functions

How Email Is Delivered

If you are going to be writing and deploying PHP scripts that generate and send email messages, you need to know something about how email gets delivered around the Internet. This will help you better understand and support your customers when problems arise. Figure 8.1 shows the main components of the email architecture.

How email is delivered.

Figure 8.1. How email is delivered.

Here are the standard ...

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