shwetha shwetha - 2 years ago 403
PHP Question

How to extract inline images(not attachment) from an email using imap in PHP

When i fetch email using imap in php, i get email body content but i m not able to extract inline images pasted and not attached in the email body.

Answer Source

hey i think i got a solution

   $hostname = '{myserver/pop3/novalidate-cert}INBOX';
   $username = 'username';
   $password = 'password';

   /* try to connect */
   $inbox = imap_open($hostname,$username,$password) or die('Cannot connect to Tiriyo: ' . imap_last_error());
   $msgno = 0; //message id
   $no_of_occurences = 0;
   $intStatic = 2;//to initialize the mail body section

   $decode = imap_fetchbody($mbox, $msgno , "");    
   $no_of_occurences = substr_count($decode,"Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64");//to get the no of images
   if($no_of_occurences > 0){
        for($i = 0; $i < $no_of_occurences; $i++){  
             $strChange =   strval($intStatic+$i);
             $decode = imap_fetchbody($mbox, $msgno , $strChange);//to get the base64 encoded string for the image
             $data = base64_decode($decode);
             $fName = time()."_".$strChange . '.gif';
             $file = $fName;
             $success = file_put_contents($file, $data);        //creates the physical image    
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