Sending an email in JSP

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Sending an email in JSP

Sending an email in JSP

Sending an email in JSP

Sending an email in JSP

     

Sending an email in JSP

In this section, you will learn how to send an email in jsp.  

Following is a simple JSP page for sending an email using javax mail APIs. The first jsp page that displays an email form containing the to, from addresses, subject and its descriptions. A "Send Mail" command button when you click that button then it will send your given information to from address. 

Note: You must be need mail.jar or activation.jar files in your applications. Whenever you could not be hold in your "WEB-INF/lib" then your application is not word perfectly and displays an error. 

Here the code of JSP:  mailAPI.jsp

<html>
<head>
<title>Mail API</title>
</head>
<body>
<table border="1" width="50%"  cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
  <tr>
  <td width="100%">
  <form method="POST" action="mail.jsp">
  <table border="1" width="100%" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
  <h1>Mail API</h1>
  <tr>
  <td width="50%"><b>To:</b></td>
  <td width="50%"><input type="text" name="to" size="30"></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
  <td width="50%"><b>From:</b></td>
  <td width="50%"><input type="text" name="from" size="30"></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
  <td width="50%"><b>Subject:</b></td>
  <td width="50%"><input type="text" name="subject" size="30"></td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
  <td width="50%"><b>Description:</b></td>
  <td width="50%"><textarea name="description" type="text" 
cols="40" rows="15" size=100>
  </textarea>
  </td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
  <td><p><input type="submit" value="Send Mail" name="sendMail"></td>
  </tr>
  </table>
  </p>
  </form>
  </td>
  </tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

 Here the code of JSP:  mail.jsp

<%page language="java" import="javax.naming.*,java.io.*,javax.mail.*,
javax.mail.internet.*,com.sun.mail.smtp.*"
%>
<html>
<head>
<title>Mail</title>
</head>
<body>
<%
try{
  Session mailSession = Session.getInstance(System.getProperties());
  Transport transport = new SMTPTransport(mailSession,new URLName("localhost"));
  transport.connect("localhost",25,null,null);
  MimeMessage m = new MimeMessage(mailSession);
  m.setFrom(new InternetAddress(%><%request.getParameter("from")%><%));
  Address[] toAddr = new InternetAddress[] {
  new InternetAddress(%><%request.getParameter("to")%><%)
  };
  m.setRecipients(javax.mail.Message.RecipientType.TO, toAddr );
  m.setSubject(%><%request.getParameter("subject")%><%);
  m.setSentDate(new java.util.Date());
  m.setContent(%><%request.getParameter("description")%><%, "text/plain");
  transport.sendMessage(m,m.getAllRecipients());
  transport.close();
  out.println("Thanks for sending mail!");
}
catch(Exception e){
  out.println(e.getMessage());
  e.printStackTrace();
}
%>
</body>
</html>

Output:

After running this application you get:

When you click "Send mail" Then you get:

Fill the following details and click the "Send Mail" command button:

Then you get:

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