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ID: 493
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Added: Feb 26, 2003
Version: php4.0+
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This fine dandy code will send a file to an email address. This one is for zipped files but I am sure if you get the right mime type you can send any attachment you want. It will also send text in the email.

Can be highly configurable to run with any code you have.


<!---Head--->
<?php
/* vim: set expandtab tabstop=4 shiftwidth=4: */
// +------------------------------------------------------------------------+
// | PHP version 4.0+ |
// +------------------------------------------------------------------------+
// | Copyright (c)2002 The Snippet Library |
// +------------------------------------------------------------------------+
// | email_attach.php v1.0 - Send emails with attachments |
// +------------------------------------------------------------------------+
// | |
// | This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify |
// | it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by |
// | the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or |
// | (at your option) any later version. |
// | |
// | This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, |
// | but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of |
// | MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the |
// | GNU General Public License for more details. |
// | |
// | You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License |
// | along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software |
// | Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA |
// +------------------------------------------------------------------------+
// | Authors: Scoutt <webmaster@snippetlibrary.com> |
// | |
// | |
// | |
// +------------------------------------------------------------------------+

<!---Body--->


 <?php
// get the mime type for the zip attachment
// and set some variables.
$mime_type = "application/zip-compressed";
// subject of the email
$mail_subject = "Your Purchase";
$message = "this is the email text, can be a lot of lines or just one word.n";
$path = "path/to/your/file.zip";
// create a unique boundry, can basically be anything.
// generally people use time()
$mail_boundary = md5(uniqid(time()));
// create header
$mail_headers = "From: $fromrn";
$mail_headers .= "MIME-Version: 1.0rn";
$mail_headers .= "Content-type: multipart/mixed; boundary="$mail_boundary"rnrn";

// must open the file in readonly and binary format
$fp = fopen($path, "rb");
$file = fread($fp, filesize($path));
// also you have to base64 it so the email can see it.
$file = chunk_split(base64_encode($file));
// must get the name of the file
$filename = basename($path);
// sets the email up so we can send the text and the attachment at the same time
$new_mail_body .= "--{$mail_boundary}rn";
$new_mail_body .= "Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"rn";
$new_mail_body .= "Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bitrnrn";
$new_mail_body .= "{$message}rn";

$new_mail_body .= "--{$mail_boundary}rn";
$new_mail_body .= "Content-Type: $mime_type; name="{$filename}"rn";
$new_mail_body .= "Content-Transfer-Encoding:base64rn ";
$new_mail_body .= "Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="{$filename}"rnrn";
$new_mail_body .= $file . "rn";
$new_mail_body .= "--{$mail_boundary}--rn";

// now the good stuff as we actually send the message and the attachment.
mail($email,$mail_subject,$new_mail_body,$mail_headers);
}
?>


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