August 28, 2019

Sometimes we need emails to be sent on bound events e.g. for a blog website or a news site we might have to send an email when making new articles or blogs or just in case of an e-commerce site we might have to send confirmation mail when successful completion of an order. in this article, we are progressing to explore however we are able to use Mail API in Drupal 8 programmatically for causing emails. there is a very simple way of providing a perfect mail sending system on your website in accordance with all your wishes. Send a short message in the chatbox to just one recipient — our Drupal 8 team! The rest of the magic will be in our hands.

Here we are going to be looking at the way to send the e-mail after the successful creation of the article.

SendGrid Integration

Our team of expert Drupal developers has researched available modules for integration with SendGrid. We’ve combined this with feedback from the Drupal community to provide you with basic expectations of what this integration will require.

This module provides integration with SendGrid to allow Drupal to send emails using this Sendgrid’s transactional email service to improve deliverability and email statistics. 


  • SMTP Service.
  • Custom API Integration.
  • Open & Click Tracking.
  • Email Template Engine.
  • Unsubscribe Tracking.
  • Reputation Monitoring.
  • Suppression List Management.
  • Dedicated & Multiple IP Addresses.



Mailjet is an all-in-one solution to send, track and deliver both marketing and transactional emails. Its cloud-based infrastructure is unique and highly scalable with a proprietary technology that optimizes email deliverability. Mailjet can be accessed either via an easy-to-use online drag-and-drop interface or via APIs or SMTP relay that allows developers to integrate its features within their online app or service.


  • An unlimited number of contacts.
  • Real-time email tracking.
  • Delivery and Analytics Dashboard.
  • One-to-one personalization.
  • Delivery optimization.
  • RESTful API.
  • Segmentation.
  • A/B Testing.



This module provides integration with, a popular email delivery service. The module makes it easy for website users or visitors to control which of your email lists they want to be on (or off), lets you generate and send MailChimp email campaigns from your site, and lets you and your users view a history of emails they have been sent from MailChimp. More generally, it aspires to makes your email delivery world efficient and to make your user’s email receipt and control simple and precise. Thanks to Mailchimp’s ongoing sponsorship, this module is actively maintained and regularly adding features.


  • Build mail lists.
  • Image & file hosting.
  • Social media plugins.
  • Automation workflows.
  • Download PDF newsletters.
  • Email analytics.
  • Multiple tutorials are available.
  • Custom signup forms.

Amazon SES

For those that use Drupal’s native mail system, this module is used to send emails via Amazon SES. The module doesn’t get to come upon the SMTP server and demands less configuration. you can simply set up the AWS credentials to initiate sending emails via Amazon SES by directly calling API. 

The PHPMailer Module

PHPMailer is a code library to send emails safely and easily via PHP code from a web server. Sending emails directly by PHP code requires a high-level familiarity to SMTP standard protocol and related issues and vulnerabilities about Email injection for spamming.

PHPMailer allows HTML emails with Drupal, PHPMailer module supports improved bulk-mail performance through SMTP keep-alive connections. With an integral email rerouting choice, the module uses the PHPMailer library itself.

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