How to send html email from C#

The System.Net classes provide the functionalities that is similar to Microsoft WinInet API . Here we are using System.Net class for sending an HTML email from the following C# program . In an HTML email , the body part contain HTML codes like HTML pages. In the previous C# program SMTP email from C# describes how to send an email with a text body . Here instead of text body part we are sending email with HTML body part.

  mail.IsBodyHtml = true;
  string htmlBody = "create html page" ;

mail.Body = htmlBody;

The following C# source code shows how to send an email with HTML body part from a Gmail address . The Gmail SMTP server name is smtp.gmail.com and the port using for send mail is 587 . Here using NetworkCredential for password based authentication.

  SmtpServer.Credentials =

new System.Net.NetworkCredential("username", "password");




using System;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using System.Net.Mail;

namespace WindowsApplication1
{
    public partial class Form1 : Form
    {
        public Form1()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
        }

        private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            try
            {
                MailMessage mail = new MailMessage();
                SmtpClient SmtpServer = new SmtpClient("smtp.gmail.com");

                mail.From = new MailAddress("your_email_address@gmail.com");
                mail.To.Add("to_address");
                mail.Subject = "Test Mail - 1";

                mail.IsBodyHtml = true;
                string htmlBody;

                htmlBody = "Write some HTML code here";

                mail.Body = htmlBody;

                SmtpServer.Port = 587;
                SmtpServer.Credentials = new System.Net.NetworkCredential("username", "password");
                SmtpServer.EnableSsl = true;

                SmtpServer.Send(mail);
                MessageBox.Show("mail Send");
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                Console.WriteLine(ex.ToString());
            }
        }
    }
}

You have to provide the necessary information like your gmail username and password etc.

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