PHP - send email with attachment example

  • Install composer if doesn't already exists
  • Install phpmailer library with command - composer require phpmailer/phpmailer
  • Copy the code from above and paste it into your index.php file
  • Execute created file with command - php index.php
        require 'vendor/autoload.php';

        use PHPMailer\PHPMailer\PHPMailer;

        $email = new PHPMailer(true);

        try {
            $email->Subject = 'Cartoon';
            $email->Body = 'Hello Tom!.';
            $email->AddAttachment('path/to/file.pdf', 'fileName.pdf');
            $email->setFrom('[email protected]', 'Jerry');
            $email->addAddress('[email protected]', 'Tom');
        } catch (PHPMailer\PHPMailer\Exception $e) {
            echo $e->errorMessage();
        } catch (\Exception $e) {
            echo $e->getMessage();