Automatic Daily Personalized E-mails

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I have a PHP website and am trying to figure out a way to send
automatic daily personalized e-mails. I have been able to set up a php
page on the site that automatically checks through the database and
sends out the personalized e-mails, but the problem with this method
is that in order to send the messages, I have to access the PHP page.
I would rather the messages be sent out automatically, on a daily

My site is hosted on a Yahoo! server which I imagine may cause some
problems, though I am not sure. Anyone have experience with automatic
e-mail sending, initiated on the server perhaps by a third-party
program or custom code?


Re: Automatic Daily Personalized E-mails

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Read this for a laugh:


And then read up on Cron:


And using PHP from the command line:


You basically need to create a script that can be run from the command
line and then have Cron run it for you at some interval.

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You will need to set-up a cron to call your php script - but I don't know if
Yahoo lets you do this.Look for a host with cpanel it makes thing a lot


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