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avoiding php emails going to spam or junk

Hi experts,

We are having trouble with our emails being junked by gmail, hotmail etc when we send our users messages from a php mail() call.  I have attached a basic outline of our emails... is there anything which might be jeapordising us, like the header info?  And are there any definitie rules to help avoid our mails being junked?

Thanks.
$theboundary = md5(uniqid(""));
$fromname="users email";
$fromemail="users email";
$subject="subject";

$header = "From: \"$fromname\" <$fromemail>";
$header .= "\nMIME-Version: 1.0";
$header .= "\nContent-Type: multipart/alternative;";
$header .= "\n        boundary=\"----=_NextPart_$theboundary\"";
$header .= "\nX-Priority: 3";
$header .= "\nX-MSMail-Priority: Normal";

$htmlmessage = '<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional //EN">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=ISO-8859-1" />
<title>our email</title>


<body>


some images and text
  
  
</body>
</html>';
$textmessage = 'some text';

$body = "This is a multi-part message in MIME format.\n\n";
$body = "------=_NextPart_$theboundary\nContent-Type: text/plain;\n\n";
$body .= $textmessage;
$body .= "\n------=_NextPart_$theboundary\nContent-Type: text/html;\n\n";
$body .= $htmlmessage;
$body .= "\n\n";

mail($email_list[$mail_no], $subject, $body, $header);

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