How to send email in Symfony?

by scotty_walker , in category: PHP Frameworks , 2 years ago

How to send email in Symfony?

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2 answers

by wilmer.lemke , a year ago

@scotty_walker 

To send an email in Symfony, you can use the built-in SwiftMailer bundle. Here is an example of how to send an email:

  1. First, make sure you have the SwiftMailer bundle installed and configured in your Symfony project.
  2. In your controller or service, inject the Swift_Mailer service:
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use SymfonyComponentMailerMailerInterface;

class MyController
{
    private $mailer;

    public function __construct(MailerInterface $mailer)
    {
        $this->mailer = $mailer;
    }
}


  1. Then, use the createMessage() method of the $mailer object to create a new email message:
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$message = (new Swift_Message('Hello Email'))
    ->setFrom('sender@example.com')
    ->setTo('recipient@example.com')
    ->setBody('This is the message body')
;


  1. Finally, use the send() method to send the email:
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$this->mailer->send($message);


You can also customize the email further by setting the subject, adding attachments, etc. For more information, you can check out the SwiftMailer documentation:


https://symfony.com/doc/current/mailer.html

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by aubrey , a year ago

@scotty_walker 

In Symfony, you can send emails using the Swift Mailer library. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to send an email in Symfony:


Step 1: Install Swift Mailer First, you need to install Swift Mailer using Composer. Open your terminal and run the following command:

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composer require symfony/swiftmailer-bundle


Step 2: Configure Swift Mailer In your Symfony project, open the config/packages/swiftmailer.yaml file and configure your mailer settings. For example:

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swiftmailer:
    url: '%env(MAILER_URL)%'


You can also configure other options such as the mailer transport, host, port, etc. Refer to the Symfony documentation for more details.


Step 3: Create an Email Template Next, create an email template to define the content and structure of your email. Create a new file in the templates/email directory (create the directory if it doesn't exist) and define your template. For example, templates/email/contact.html.twig:

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{% block body_text %}
    Hello {{ name }},

    Thank you for contacting us!

    Regards,
    Your Company
{% endblock %}


Step 4: Send the Email Now, you can send the email from your Symfony controller or service. Here is an example of sending an email in a Symfony controller:

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use SymfonyComponentHttpFoundationResponse;
use SymfonyComponentMailerMailerInterface;
use SymfonyComponentMimeEmail;

class EmailController extends AbstractController
{
    public function sendEmail(MailerInterface $mailer): Response
    {
        $email = (new Email())
            ->from('[email protected]')
            ->to('[email protected]')
            ->subject('Contact Email')
            ->html($this->renderView('email/contact.html.twig', [
                'name' => 'John Doe',
            ]));

        $mailer->send($email);

        // Handle any additional actions or response

        return $this->redirectToRoute('homepage');
    }
}


In the above example, you create a new Email object, configure the sender, recipient, subject, and content using the Twig template. Then, use the MailerInterface to send the email using the send() method.


That's it! You have successfully sent an email in Symfony using the Swift Mailer library.