How To Set Email Subject in Laravel 8 Tutorial

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Sending an email in web application is very common. Laravel provides the predefined Mail class used to send mail. We only need to use & configure it. The content of this article is very useful to understand the things that how to set email subject in laravel 8.

Inside this article we will Send an Email with custom email template in Laravel 8 by Gmail SMTP Server. We will use Gmail and it’s SMTP with Laravel 8.

To set subject for emails, we use subject() method.

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Let’s get started.

Laravel Installation

We will create laravel project using composer. So, please make sure your system should have composer installed. If not, may be this article will help you to Install composer in system.

Here is the command to create a laravel project-

composer create-project --prefer-dist laravel/laravel blog

To start the development server of Laravel –

php artisan serve


Assuming laravel already installed inside your system.

SMTP Configuration

To configure SMTP details, open up the file .env from application root. We will pass mail driver as gmail server, mail host, mail port, mail username, mail password.


MAIL_FROM_NAME="Online Web Tutor"

Make sure you have enabled google security setting form your gmail. go to Google account and click on “Account”. Once you are on the “Account” page, click on “Security“. Scroll down to the bottom and you will find “Less secure app access” settings. Set as ON.

Have a look into these images.

Add Route

Open web.php file from /routes folder. Add following into that file.

use Illuminate\Support\Facades\Mail;


Route::get('send-mail', function () {

    $details = [
        'title' => 'Test Mail with Attachments',
        'body' => 'This is sample content we have added for this test mail with different different attachments.'

    Mail::to('')->send(new \App\Mail\MyTestMail($details));

    dd("Email is Sent, please check your inbox.");


Create Mail Class

Inside this we will create a mail class via artisan command which will be responsible for sending emails.

$ php artisan make:mail MyTestMail

When you run this command via terminal, application will creates a folder with the name of Mail inside app folder.

You should see a file MyTestMail.php inside /app/Mail folder.

Open MyTestMail.php and following code into it.


namespace App\Mail;

use Illuminate\Bus\Queueable;
use Illuminate\Contracts\Queue\ShouldQueue;
use Illuminate\Mail\Mailable;
use Illuminate\Queue\SerializesModels;

class MyTestMail extends Mailable
    use Queueable, SerializesModels;

    public $details;
     * Create a new message instance.
     * @return void
    public function __construct($details)
        $this->details = $details;

     * Build the message.
     * @return $this
    public function build()
        $this->subject('Mail from Online Web Tutor')

        return $this;

Concept to Change Email Subject

$this->subject('Mail from Online Web Tutor')->view("...");

Create Email Template

Create a folder emails inside /resources/views folder. Inside this folder create a file sample-mail.blade.php

Open sample-mail.blade.php and write this code into it.

<!DOCTYPE html>

    <title>Test Mail From Online Web Tutor</title>

    <h1>{{ $details['title'] }}</h1>
    <p>{{ $details['body'] }}</p>
    <p>Thank you <br />Online Web Tutor</p>


Application Testing

Run this command into project terminal to start development server,

php artisan serve

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