Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

Troubleshooting
Research
Professional Opinions
Ask a Question
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

troubleshooting Question

PHP Mail not being recieved

Avatar of webstudiointeractive
webstudiointeractive asked on
PHP
7 Comments1 Solution373 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi here,

I have set up a PHP mail function.  It is working when I set my address as the recipient, but when I change it to my client's address (which is a must) - the client never receives the email.

Please help!  My code is shown below.  I have noticed when I recieve the message, it says the following in the message headers:

Return-Path: <nobody@lion.host-care.com>
Received: from lion.host-care.com (lion.host-care.com [66.7.216.224])

Even though I set the from address in the headers?  Could it be that my clients email account is blocking mail from lion.host-care.com ?  My mail service is run by Google and it recieves it fine?

Many thanks,

Jayden
<?php
$to = "myemail@hiddenaddress.com";
$subject= "Action Request Form";
$todayis = date("l, F j, Y, g:i a") ;
$from = "HP Debt Solutions website <myemail@hiddenaddress.com>";
$message = "Client Company/Name: ".stripslashes($_POST['your_company'])."
\nClient Contact Person / Reference: ".stripslashes($_POST['your_contact'])."
\n\nDebtor Company Name / Name: ".stripslashes($_POST['debtor_name'])."
\nDebtor ABN: ".stripslashes($_POST['ABN'])."
\nDebtor Address: \n".stripslashes($_POST['Address'])."
\nDebtor Contact Person / Reference: ".stripslashes($_POST['debtor_contact'])."
\nDebtor Telephone No: ".stripslashes($_POST['Telephone'])."
\nDebtor Fax No: ".stripslashes($_POST['Fax'])."
\nIs Debtor Disputing Invoice: ".stripslashes($_POST['Dispute'])."
\n\nAny other Comments: \n\n".stripslashes($_POST['Comments']);
 
  $mime_boundary="==Multipart_Boundary_x".md5(mt_rand())."x";
 
	      $headers = "From: " . $from . "\r\n" .
	      "MIME-Version: 1.0\r\n" .
	         "Content-Type: multipart/mixed;\r\n" .
	         " boundary=\"{$mime_boundary}\"";
 
	      $message = "This is a multi-part message in MIME format.\n\n" .
	         "--{$mime_boundary}\n" .
	         "Content-Type: text/plain; charset=\"iso-8859-1\"\n" .
	         "Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit\n\n" .
	      $message . "\n\n";
 
	      foreach($_FILES as $userfile)
	      {
	         $tmp_name = $userfile['tmp_name'];
	         $type = $userfile['type'];
	         $name = $userfile['firstname'];
	         $size = $userfile['size'];
 
	         if (file_exists($tmp_name))
	         {
	            if(is_uploaded_file($tmp_name))
	            {
	               $file = fopen($tmp_name,'rb');
 
	               $data = fread($file,filesize($tmp_name));
 
	               fclose($file);
 
 
	               $data = chunk_split(base64_encode($data));
	            }
 
	            $message .= "--{$mime_boundary}\n" .
	               "Content-Type: {$type};\n" .
	               " name=\"{$name}\"\n" .
	               "Content-Disposition: attachment;\n" .
	               " filename=\"{$fileatt_name}\"\n" .
	               "Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64\n\n" .
	            $data . "\n\n";
	         }
	      }
 
	      $message.="--{$mime_boundary}--\n";
 
if (mail($to, $subject, $message, $headers))
	{
?>
<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
<!--
 
	alert("Your Action Request Form has been sent successfully!");
 
	document.location = "send-us-your-debtor.html";
 
-->
</script>
<?
	}
 
	else
	{
?>
<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
<!--
 
	alert("Your Form has not been sent due to an error. Please try again.");
 
	document.location = "send-us-your-debtor.html";
 
-->
</script>
<?
	}
?>