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PHP Build a Basic PHP Website (2018) Enhancing a Form Escaping Output

phpmailer auto reply

Hi, is there anyway i can make a Auto Reply so when they for example press Submit Media it automatically let's them know we got their email in a email? Searched through the web but with no luck really..

1 Answer

Of course. You just add the PHPMailer function to your code and it will run every time you ask it to.

For instance - make sure you include the PHPMailer autoloader in your include files.

Then - just an example - set your HTML form action to direct itself to a PHP script page upon someone hitting SUBMIT that includes the PHP Mailer function filled out to your specifications. You can then redirect back to any page or a thank you page or whatever you'd like after the mail script executes (usually something along the line of the following):

<?php
 if(!$mail->send()) {
          echo 'There was an error sending the contact form email. <br>';
          echo 'Mailer Error: ' . $mail->ErrorInfo;
      }  else {
header("Location:my_email_confirm_page.php");
}
?>

I hope this helps at all!