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How to send email in MVC application

Let’s learn how to send email in application, below we have provided all details step by step


Step 1: Create a form like above form, You can add all other fields like Subject, CC, BCC etc. now we have removed all those fields, so you can understand the core mail sending functionality

@using (Html.BeginForm("sendmail", FormMethod.Post)) {
<input type="text" id="txtEmail" style="font: 18px; padding: 5px; width: 350px;" /> </div> <div>Message</div> <div> <textarea id="txtContent" style="font: 18px; padding: 5px; width: 350px; height: 100px;"></textarea> </div> <div style="text-align: center;"> <input type="submit" value="Send Email" /> </div> </div> }

Step 2: Add your SMTP details in web.config file, it will be good if keep configuration details in a separate File, and read the file using configuration framework


Step 3: Now create a utility class with some name, here we have created WTRMail, inside that create a method called SendMail() with two object MailMessage and SmtpClient

public class WTRMail
        MailMessage objMail = new MailMessage(MFrom, MTo, MSubject, MBody);

        //Default setting
        objMail.Priority = MailPriority.Normal;
        objMail.IsBodyHtml = this.IsHtmlBody;
        objMail.ReplyTo = new MailAddress(this.ReplyTo);

Step 4: Read all your SMTP configuration information from web.config or configuration framework object

public class WTRMail            

string _SmtpServer= ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["SmtpServer"];
string _SmtpUserName= ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["SmtpUserName"];
string _SmtpPassword= ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["SmtpPassword"];
string _SMTPPort= ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["SMTPPort"];           
    private bool SendETMail()
        SmtpClient objSmtp = new SmtpClient();
        objSmtp.EnableSsl = false ;
        objSmtp.Host = _SmtpServer;
        objSmtp.Port = _SMTPPort;
        objSmtp.Credentials = new System.Net.NetworkCredential(_SmtpUserName, _SmtpPassword);


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