string $content_type )
Filters the wp_mail() content type.
Default wp_mail() content type.
- The default content type for email sent through the wp_mail() function is ‘
text/plain‘ which does not allow using HTML. However, you can use the
wp_mail_content_typefilter to change the default content type of the email.
- In general, content type is going to be ‘
text/plain‘ as the default, or ‘
text/html‘ for HTML email; but other MIME types are possible.
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$content_type = apply_filters( 'wp_mail_content_type', $content_type );
Switch to HTML formatted email when using
Follow the bellow code snippet to set
wp_mail();content type without using
add_filter( 'wp_mail_content_type', 'your_function_name' );.
To send HTML formatted mail, you can specify the Content-Type HTTP header in the
That’s all about it. Thank you!
Examples migrated from Codex:
The following example will change the default content (mime) type for the
wp_mail()function to ‘text/html’:
The following example shows that it is not necessary to call another method if you can use anonymous functions (PHP 5.3.0+):
The following example shows that you could use different MIME types for different purposes by building some conditional logic into your filter:
Example migrated from Codex:
If you change the content type to `text/html`, it will cause problems with password reset emails.
To remedy this, consider:
modifying the email body of password reset emails to make it work with ‘
text/html‘ content type
reset the content type back to ‘
text/plain‘ after you’re done sending the custom emails ( either by explicitly resetting the content type back to ‘
text/plain‘ or by removing the callback function filter that changes the content type to ‘
The following example shows how to use the filter `
retrieve_password_message` to make the email body of password reset emails work with ‘
text/html‘ content type:
The following example shows how to reset the content type back to ‘
text/plain‘ by removing the callback function filter that changes the content type to ‘