PHP Sending Plain Text Email Using PHPMailer


Example

Basic Text Email

<?php

$mail = new PHPMailer();

$mail->From     = "from@example.com";
$mail->FromName = "Full Name";
$mail->addReplyTo("reply@example.com", "Reply Address");
$mail->Subject  = "Subject Text";
$mail->Body     = "This is a sample basic text email using PHPMailer.";

if($mail->send()) {
    // Success! Redirect to a thank you page. Use the
    // POST/REDIRECT/GET pattern to prevent form resubmissions
    // when a user refreshes the page.
  
    header('Location: http://example.com/path/to/thank-you.php', true, 303);
    exit;
} 
else {
    echo "Mailer Error: " . $mail->ErrorInfo;
}

Adding addtional recipients, CC recipients, BCC recipients

<?php

$mail = new PHPMailer();

$mail->From     = "from@example.com";
$mail->FromName = "Full Name";
$mail->addReplyTo("reply@example.com", "Reply Address");
$mail->addAddress("recepient1@example.com", "Recepient Name");
$mail->addAddress("recepient2@example.com"); 
$mail->addCC("cc@example.com");
$mail->addBCC("bcc@example.com");
$mail->Subject  = "Subject Text";
$mail->Body     = "This is a sample basic text email using PHPMailer.";

if($mail->send()) {
    // Success! Redirect to a thank you page. Use the
    // POST/REDIRECT/GET pattern to prevent form resubmissions
    // when a user refreshes the page.
  
    header('Location: http://example.com/path/to/thank-you.php', true, 303);
    exit;
} 
else {
    echo "Error: " . $mail->ErrorInfo;
}