on 10/17/2009 02:41 AM Brian Hazelton said the following:
> I am in charge of an email newsletter list and making sure it gets sent
> out in time. My problem is I have never done broadcast emailing and
> right now we have 400 subscribers but want to build a system that can
> scale well regardless of the number of subscribers. Right now I use
> mysql to store the email and use phpmailer in a loop to send an email to
> each of the emails in the db, it is already slow with just 400(takes
> around 10 min (i think that's slow isnt it?). Has anyone built a
> broadcast email script and willing to help me?

I use the MIME message mailer class which has optimizations specifically
for sending messages to many recipients. Take a look at the
test_personalized_bulk_mail.php example script.

Also keep in mind that for sending many messages, queueing messages in
an SMTP server is the slowest method of all. Read this article for more



Manuel Lemos

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