What is PHPMailer?
A full-featured email creation and transfer class for PHP. It is a class library for PHP that provides a collection of functions to build and send email messages. PHPMailer supports several ways of sending email: mail() , Sendmail, qmail & direct to SMTP servers.
PHPMailer is a tool in the Email API category of a tech stack.
PHPMailer is an open source tool with 18.5K GitHub stars and 9.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to PHPMailer's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses PHPMailer?
3 companies reportedly use PHPMailer in their tech stacks, including Bit&Black, Softberg, and Te Recluta.
35 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PHPMailer.
PHP, WordPress, Drupal, Joomla!, and Yii are some of the popular tools that integrate with PHPMailer. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with PHPMailer.
Pros of PHPMailer
Integrations for PHP based platforms
- Integrated SMTP support - send without a local mail server
- Send emails with multiple To, CC, BCC and Reply-to addresses
- Multipart/alternative emails for mail clients that do not read HTML email
- Add attachments, including inline
- Support for UTF-8 content and 8bit, base64, binary, and quoted-printable encodings
- SMTP authentication with LOGIN, PLAIN, CRAM-MD5 and XOAUTH2 mechanisms over SSL and SMTP+STARTTLS transports
- Validates email addresses automatically
PHPMailer Alternatives & Comparisons
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