Four for out the Door - Essential PHP Extensions to finish that project

Image Manipulation

When uploading images this handy PHP extension will allow you to manipulate images on the fly - resizing, renaming, change format and even add effects.

PHP Image Magician

PDF Generation

Generate PDF's on the fly based on the content of your MySQL database.

TCPDF

Excel Generation

Generate Excel files on the fly based on the content of your MySQL database.

phpexcel

Email

Go beyond the simple PHP mail function with swiftmailer. You can even attached your dynamically created Excel or PDF as an attachment.

swiftmailer

Not PHP but what the heck if you want a robust HTML formatted email that will work across all those pesky mail clients, phones, tablets, fridges then Zurb have these handy templates.

HTML Email Templates for Zurb