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imap_append

(PHP 4, PHP 5)

imap_appendAppend a string message to a specified mailbox

Description

bool imap_append ( resource $imap_stream , string $mailbox , string $message [, string $options = NULL [, string $internal_date = NULL ]] )

Appends a string message to the specified mailbox.

Parameters

imap_stream

An IMAP stream returned by imap_open().

mailbox

The mailbox name, see imap_open() for more information

message

The message to be append, as a string

When talking to the Cyrus IMAP server, you must use "\r\n" as your end-of-line terminator instead of "\n" or the operation will fail

options

If provided, the options will also be written to the mailbox

internal_date

If this parameter is set, it will set the INTERNALDATE on the appended message. The parameter should be a date string that conforms to the rfc2060 specifications for a date_time value.

Return Values

Returns TRUE on success or FALSE on failure.

Changelog

Version Description
5.3.2 Added INTERNALDATE support to imap_append.

Examples

Example #1 imap_append() example

<?php
$stream 
imap_open("{imap.example.org}INBOX.Drafts""username""password");

$check imap_check($stream);
echo 
"Msg Count before append: "$check->Nmsgs "\n";

imap_append($stream"{imap.example.org}INBOX.Drafts"
                   
"From: me@example.com\r\n"
                   
"To: you@example.com\r\n"
                   
"Subject: test\r\n"
                   
"\r\n"
                   
"this is a test message, please ignore\r\n"
                   
);

$check imap_check($stream);
echo 
"Msg Count after append : "$check->Nmsgs "\n";

imap_close($stream);
?>

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