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Sendmail goes to-BUlk-folder

Posted by weisswolfen (weisswolfen), 28 August 2005
I'm using a PHP sendmail for my web site, but emails go to -Bulk Folder - instead of -Inbox-. I'm not very knowledgeable in PHP , there is any problem with the coding? Any suggestions? Thanks a lot.
This is the code:

if(!empty($HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_mail']) || !empty($HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_message']) || !empty($HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_subject']) || !empty($HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_name']))
     $to = "";
     $subject = stripslashes($HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_subject']);
     $body = stripslashes($HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_message']);
     $body .= "\n\n---------------------------\n";
     $body .= "Mail sent by: " . $HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_name'] . " <" . $HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_mail']  . ">\n";
     $header = "From: " . $HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_name'] . " <" . $HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_mail'] . ">\n";
     $header .= "Reply-To: " . $HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_name'] . " <" . $HTTP_POST_VARS['sender_mail'] . ">\n";
     $header .= "X-Mailer: PHP/" . phpversion() . "\n";
     $header .= "X-Priority: 1";
     if(@mail($to, $subject, $body, $header))
           echo "output=sent";
     } else {
           echo "output=error";
} else {
     echo "output=error";
?>e code:

Posted by admin (Graham Ellis), 29 August 2005
It looks like your mail client is seeing something that makes your email look "bulk"ish ... I couldn't see anything obvious from the text you posted, mind you.   Suggestion - have a look at the headers you get in one of these "bulk" emails and the headers that you get in regular "inbox" email, and play about with the PHP to make it look more like the inbox.

Posted by weisswolfen (weisswolfen), 30 August 2005
Hi Graham:
Thanks for your reply, regarding the subject a clue of my problem with -bulk- is at this url
all the best

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