Skip to main content
Join the official Python Developers Survey 2018 and win valuable prizes: Start the survey!

E-mail with text and html content provided with markdown

Project description

Purpose

Send e-mails with generated html content.

The content has to be written in Markdown syntax. The text part of the e-mail will be filled verbatim; the html part will be a converted HTML from the Markdown content.

E-mail rendering for the user (HTML part)

Install

$ pip install markdownmail

Basic Usage

import markdownmail

CONTENT = u"""
SPAMS AND EGGS
==============

This is a demo with a list:

1. Spam
2. Second spam
3. ...and eggs
"""

email = markdownmail.MarkdownMail(
    from_addr=u'alice@example.org',
    to_addr=u'bob@example.org',
    subject=u'MarkdownMail demo',
    content=CONTENT
)

email.send('localhost')

Content must be unicode.

More infos

Additional informations are addable:

email = markdownmail.MarkdownMail(
    from_addr=(u'alice@example.org', u'Alice'),
    to_addr=(u'bob@example.org', u'Bob'),
    subject=u'MarkdownMail demo',
    content=CONTENT
)

The from_addr and to_addr parameters are the same as Enveloppe library.

Style

A default CSS is automatically added to the e-mail. It includes a font sans serif and minor improvements.

To override the default CSS, pass a string including the style to the css optional parameter of MardownMail:

import markdownmail

email = markdownmail.MarkdownMail(
    from_addr=u'alice@example.org',
    to_addr=u'bob@example.org',
    subject=u'MarkdownMail demo',
    content="CONTENT",
    css="font-family:monospace; color:green;"
)

Run tests

Tox is automatically installed in virtualenvs before executing the tests. Execute them with:

$ python setup.py test

Disable sending e-mails in your tests

The e-mail is not send if the parameter passed to send() method is an instance of NullServer.

email = markdownmail.MarkdownMail(
    #params
)

email.send(markdownmail.NullServer())

Assert about e-mails in your tests

Subclassing NullServer allows to provide a custom behaviour in the check() method:

class MyServer(markdownmail.NullServer):
    def check(self, email):
        assert u'bob@example.org' == email.to_addr[0]

email.send(MyServer())

Project details


Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Filename, size & hash SHA256 hash help File type Python version Upload date
markdownmail-0.5.0-py2.py3-none-any.whl (9.4 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Wheel py2.py3 Apr 25, 2017
markdownmail-0.5.0.tar.gz (6.7 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Source None Apr 25, 2017

Supported by

Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Google Google BigQuery Sentry Sentry Error logging AWS AWS Cloud computing DataDog DataDog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN SignalFx SignalFx Supporter DigiCert DigiCert EV certificate StatusPage StatusPage Status page