How to send e-mail from YII2 Application

Hi there, This tutorial will show you how to send emails from the yii2 application. Sending emails from the yii2 application is not a tedious task, in fact, we just need to edit/add the config options in your config file.

Yii2 providing a flexible interface for send emails, however, to send emails we have to use external Email libraries/extensions.

Yii2 by default using yii2-swiftmailer official extension.

Open your config/wep.php file and make the following adjustments to send emails using email function.

Find the following:

This will be under the components parameters in the config array. In advanced YII2 application, the file will be in common/main-local.php by default.

Change the code to this:

useFileTransport must be changed to false and transport is set to use Swift_MailTransport.

See the following link for info on swiftmailer transport types. http://swiftmailer.org/docs/sending.html#using-the-mail-transport

Basic usage

After completing above email configurations steps. we can use below code to send emails.

See the following link for info on sending emails. http://www.yiiframework.com/doc-2.0/guide-tutorial-mailing.html

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