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Send encoded mail


(PHP 4 >= 4.0.6, PHP 5)

mb_send_mailSend encoded mail


bool mb_send_mail ( string $to , string $subject , string $message [, string $additional_headers = NULL [, string $additional_parameter = NULL ]] )

Sends email. Headers and messages are converted and encoded according to the mb_language() setting. It's a wrapper function for mail(), so see also mail() for details.



The mail addresses being sent to. Multiple recipients may be specified by putting a comma between each address in to. This parameter is not automatically encoded.


The subject of the mail.


The message of the mail.


additional_headers is inserted at the end of the header. This is typically used to add extra headers. Multiple extra headers are separated with a newline ("\n").


additional_parameter is a MTA command line parameter. It is useful when setting the correct Return-Path header when using sendmail.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.


Version Description
5.0.0 The Content-Type and Content-Transfer-Encoding headers may be redefined as of PHP 5.0.0. Before this time, the values defined by mb_language() are always used.

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