November 12th, 2012, 02:31 PM
Which php mailing ware for store e-product distribution?
I've been building a website for a friend, to publish his unwritten books. Coded everything from scratch, frontend, backend, db. Currently building a listener for Paypal's IPN sdk... and now am at a crossroads:
I'll be sending customers html emails, that include login details to retrieve their PDF purchases, or maybe, attaching their downloads (probable).
Should I go strong and code this by scratch? Or should I just delegate and grab one of the many PHP mailers ? And which? Anyone have luck with a particular one?
Any ideas. Thanks.
November 12th, 2012, 02:39 PM
PHPMailer would be my choice.
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November 12th, 2012, 02:54 PM
you probably won't ever send enough emails to require a third party mailer solution, just use PHPMailer (as was already suggested).
Also, don't send login information via email. Their login should be their email address, and never send them a password. Let them choose it when they sign on, and have a "my account" page for the downloads. Remember, some email clients max out at 1MB.
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November 12th, 2012, 05:07 PM
swift mailer is another library like phpmailer. There is zero reason to roll your own mailing library.