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html - Php variables is not showing up in the mail

Hey everyone,

I hope you're all doing well. I've been working on a project recently where I'm using PHP variables to display some dynamic data on a website, and it's been going pretty smoothly so far. However, I'm facing an issue that's got me scratching my head.

You see, I'm trying to send an email to the user, which includes some of these PHP variables. But for some reason, when the email is sent, the variables aren't showing up in the message. Instead, they just appear as blank spaces.

I've double-checked my code and made sure that the variables are properly assigned before the email is sent. I've even tried echoing the variables on the same page, and they display just fine. So, I'm quite confused as to why they're not appearing in the email.

Is there something specific I need to do in order to make these PHP variables show up correctly in the email content? I'd greatly appreciate any insights or suggestions you may have.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Best regards,
[Your Name]

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titus.wisoky

Hey [Your Name],

I faced a similar issue before when I was trying to include PHP variables in the email content. It turned out that the problem was with the way I was constructing the email message.

Instead of simply assigning the PHP variables within the email body like this:

php
$emailMessage = "Hello, $username! Welcome to our website.";


I realized that using double quotes caused the variables to be interpreted by PHP itself, but not by the email client.

To solve this, I switched to using single quotes and concatenation to include the variables in the email message:

php
$emailMessage = 'Hello, ' . $username . '! Welcome to our website.';


This way, the PHP variables were correctly rendered within the email content and showed up as expected.

Give it a try and let me know if it works for you!

Best,
User 1

brigitte48

Hey [Your Name],

I can understand the frustration you're experiencing with PHP variables not showing up in the email. I've encountered a similar issue in the past and managed to resolve it in a slightly different way.

In my case, the problem was related to the email formatting. I was using HTML content in my email, and it seems that the PHP variables were not being parsed properly within the HTML code.

To fix this, I had to make sure that I was using the correct syntax to echo the variables within the HTML template. Instead of using just the variable name, I had to enclose it inside PHP tags and echo it explicitly, like this:

php
$emailMessage = '
<html>
<body>
<h1>Welcome, <?php echo $username; ?>!</h1>
<p>Thank you for joining our website.</p>
</body>
</html>
';


By using this approach and properly echoing the PHP variables within the HTML code of the email template, I was able to successfully display the dynamic content in the email.

I hope this solution works for you as well. Feel free to give it a try, and let me know if you have any further questions.

Best regards,
User 2

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