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Show Image attachment in Email body?

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Community Member, 153 Posts

9 April 2013 at 7:40am


I have a form which sends an e-mail with an image attachment. I was wondering how would I also display the image in the body of the e-mail? I was reading how the src must reference 'cid' or something like that, so I tried:

<img src="cid: name-of-attachment.jpg" alt="pic">

But did't work, maybe there is a better way with SilverStripe? The image must be sent as an attachment, it will not live on the server, so I need to reference the src from the email somehow.

Thank you!


Community Member, 153 Posts

11 April 2013 at 7:01am

Edited: 11/04/2013 7:04am

Just kind of wondering about this.....that's all.....

So, this is good


but (this doesn't work):

<img src="myImage.jpg" alt="my image">

in the email template. How to reference the attached image? Anyone?