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How to Locate which Ports You can Send out on via SMTP when using a GoDaddy E-mail Account

A port is just a port, and just because there is a standard one that is used by something, it doesn’t mean you always have to use the default port for doing that something. Enter sending out an e-mail message… Continue Reading →

How to Add a CC E-mail Address with PHPMailer

I’ve moved to the fantastic PHPMailer PHP class to handle all my e-mail send outs for my projects and have thus far been quite impressed by the ease-of-use and robustness of the class. Today’s code snippet will show you just… Continue Reading →

PHP and PHPMailer: How to Check if Your Mail Send Failed

PHPMailer is a great little mail sending workhorse class for PHP, widely expanding on the regular PHP mail() function and particularly easy to make use of, making it a personal favourite of mine. Anyway, to check whether or not your… Continue Reading →

PHP: How to Send a PDF File Attachment via E-mail

I’ve moved to the fantastic PHPMailer PHP class to handle all my e-mail send outs for my projects and have thus far been quite impressed by the ease-of-use and robustness of the class. Today I’ll quickly note how you can send an attachment (like a PDF file for example) with a mail send out.

Strange Naruto Obsession

You get some very… strange people in the world I think. Some people who just aren’t…right. A good example is the following mail I received via the contact form from this blog over the weekend: (I’ve blanked out some identifying… Continue Reading →

Return to Sender Blues

This morning it was brought to our attention that no external mail was reaching us (UCT) and instead was bouncing back to its senders with the message of the UCT mail server being blacklisted. Obviously this meant that the guys… Continue Reading →

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