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How to send mail programmatically in Drupal 8

posted by valuebound 11 months ago
tags: development web development drupal

Sometime we require emails to be sent on certain events e.g. for a blog website or a news site we may need to send email after creating new article or blog or in case of e-commerce site we may need to send  confirmation mail after successful completion of an order. In this article we are going to explore how we can use Mail API in Drupal 8 programmatically for sending emails. Here we will be looking on how to send the email after successful creation of article.

Sending email in Drupal is a two steps process:

  • Define your email properties (like subject, body, headers, etc.) in an appropriate hook_mail() implementation.
  • Use Mail manager to send email.
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