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Sendmail without setting up SMTP server


Send mail without SMTP server

npm install sendmail --save
var sendmail = require('sendmail')({
  logger: {
    debug: console.log,
    warn: console.warn,
    error: console.error
  silent: false,
  dkim: { // Default: False 
    privateKey: fs.readFileSync('./dkim-private.pem', 'utf8'),
    keySelector: 'mydomainkey'
  devPort: 1025 // Default: False 
var sendmail = require('sendmail')();
    from: '',
    to: ',, ',
    subject: 'test sendmail',
    html: 'Mail of test sendmail ',
  }, function(err, reply) {
    console.log(err && err.stack);

Please checkout our great examples

Note if you were on any previous version before <1.0.0 You will need to start using html instead of content. Instead of creating emails ourselves anymore we have decided to use mailcomposer to compose our emails. Which means we can give you the same great package with the best mail composer package out there.

Note we use mailcomposer to compose our mail before we send it out so all mail options will be well documented Here. But for those who want something particular go ahead and search down below.

Below are a list of the most used options for email fields. Please read the entire list of options here Here:

  • from
  • sender
  • to
  • cc
  • bcc
  • replyTo
  • inReplyTo
  • subject
  • text
  • html

You are also able to send attachents. Please review the list of properties here Here

In addition to text and HTML, any kind of data can be inserted as an alternative content of the main body. Please check that out Here

All e-mail addresses can be formatted. Please check that out Here

SMTP envelope is usually auto generated from from, to, cc and bcc fields but you can change them Here

Attachments can be used as embedded images in the HTML body. To use this feature, you need to set additional properties Here

Please reach out to Green Pioneer. Guileen is the original creator.

A better way to compose the emails while still sending them out in the exact same way.

A property describing a port for a local SMTP server (see MailHog) was added. If the property is omitted, sendmail behaves like it used to. This feature makes it possible to test an application offline and for multiple email addresses without needing to create hundreds of mail accounts. - Special thanks goes out to gumannp for PR 21

Added a dkim object to options that can have two properties: privateKey and keySelector. These options correspond to the options for dkim-signer. Added an example for these options. Special thanks goes out to download13 for PR 23

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