How to send mail in PHP ?

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Send mail in PHP

The mail() function allows you to send emails directly from a script.


Description of parameters

to Required. Specifies the receiver's email id

Required. Specifies the subject of the email.

Note: This parameter cannot contain any newline characters


Required. Defines the message to be sent. Each line should be separated with a LF (\n). Lines should  not exceed 70 characters.

Windows note: If a full stop is found on the beginning of a line in the message, it might be removed.  To solve this problem, replace the full stop with a double dot:

$txt = str_replace("\n.", "\n..", $txt);
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 (the one defined in the sendmail_path configuration setting). (i.e. this can be used to set the envelope sender address when using sendmail with the -f sendmail option)

$to = "";

$subject = "My subject";

$msg = "Hello world!";

$headers = "From:" . "\r\n" .