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PHP html email is showing code when it comes into email

Posted on 2010-09-17
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Hello,

I have a form that submits information into a Mysql database then sends an email to the dealer. It was working fine (showing an html email formatted nicely) and yesterday i added a "heard_about" field to the database, form, and the insert script. Now when the email comes over it's showing all the html code?? I can't seem to figure out why that would start doing that? here's what the email looks like now:

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Question by:remedy_rider
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by:remedy_rider
ID: 33702235
I guess the code would help...duh!! sorry.

thanks in advance for looking at this!

<?php



	   

 include("connection.php");



$sql="INSERT INTO 2010_contest (fname, lname, phone, email, address, city, state, zip, heard_about, q1, q2)

VALUES

('$_POST[fname]','$_POST[lname]','$_POST[phone]','$_POST[email]','$_POST[address]','$_POST[city]','$_POST[state]','$_POST[zip]','$_POST[heard_about]','$_POST[q1]','$_POST[q2]')";

if (!mysql_query($sql,$con))

  {

  die('Error: ' . mysql_error());

  }

 $id = mysql_insert_id(); 

  {



$fname = $_REQUEST['fname'] ;

$lname = $_REQUEST['lname'] ;

$Phone = $_REQUEST['phone'] ;

$Address = $_REQUEST['address'] ;

$HeardAbout = $_REQUEST['heard_about'] ;

$City = $_REQUEST['city'] ;

$State = $_REQUEST['state'] ;

$Zip = $_REQUEST['zip'] ;

$email = $_REQUEST['email'] ;

$q1 = $_REQUEST['q1'] ;

$q2 = $_REQUEST['q2'] ;





$fromAddr = 'admin@harley-superstore.com'; // the address to show in From field.

//$recipientAddr = 'sirons@manchesterhd.com';

$recipientAddr = 'scott@velocityinc.com';

$subjectStr = '2010 HSS contest submission';



$mailBodyText = <<<HHHHHHHHHHHHHH

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">

<html>

<head>

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;charset=utf-8">

<title>2010 HD contest submission</title>

</head>

<body>

<p>

<strong>$fname  $lname</strong> signed up for the contest to win the Harley. <br><br>

Here is their information to enter into the administration area:<br><br>

First Name: <strong>$fname</strong><br><br>

Last Name: <strong>$lname</strong><br><br>

Address: <strong>$Address</strong><br><br>

City: <strong>$City</strong><br><br>

State: <strong>$State</strong><br><br>

ZipCode: <strong>$Zip</strong><br><br>

Phone: <strong>$Phone</strong><br><br>

Email: <strong>$email</strong><br><br>

Heard About HSS: <strong>$HeardAbout</strong><br><br>

Queston 1: <strong>$q1</strong><br><br>

Queston 2: <strong>$q2</strong><br><br>





</p>

</body>

</html>

HHHHHHHHHHHHHH;



$headers= <<<TTTTTTTTTTTT

From: $fromAddr

MIME-Version: 1.0

Content-Type: text/html;

TTTTTTTTTTTT;



mail( $recipientAddr , $subjectStr , $mailBodyText, $headers);



  //send email to supported rider

$fromAddr = 'sales@harley-superstore.com'; // the address to show in From field.

$recipientAddr = $email;

$subjectStr = 'Harley-Superstore HD contest 2010';



$mailBodyText = <<<HHHHHHHHHHHHHH

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">

<html>

<head>

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html;charset=utf-8">

<title>Win a Harley Contest</title>

</head>

<body>

<p>

Hello, <br><br> $fname we recieved your submission for the contest.  <br><br>

Contest winner will be announced via the website and email. <br><br>

Thank you for participating!<br><br>

The Harley-Superstore.com



</p>

</body>

</html>

HHHHHHHHHHHHHH;



$headers= <<<TTTTTTTTTTTT

From: $fromAddr

MIME-Version: 1.0

Content-Type: text/html;

TTTTTTTTTTTT;



mail( $recipientAddr , $subjectStr , $mailBodyText, $headers);

  

  header("Location: http://www.harley-superstore.com/contest_confirm.php");

 

  }

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Ray Paseur earned 500 total points
ID: 33703116
I would try adding "\r\n" to the end of the header.  Not sure if that semicolon after Content-Type: text/html needs to be there.  I also wonder about having more than one HEREDOC declaration with the same name.

Have you gone back to your old version and compared the code line-for-line?
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by:remedy_rider
ID: 33718766
Sorry for the slow response Ray, I was gone this weekend and out half day today. I went through the code like you said and i did find a close bracket missing and yes the \rn\ seemed to work! Thanks!
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by:remedy_rider
ID: 33718772
It's fixed!
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by:Ray Paseur
ID: 33719427
Great!  Thanks for the points, ~Ray
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