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adding send email function to backend

7 years 6 months ago #1433 by Marcin
It would be nice to have send email function added to edit, create new - buttons on backed.

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7 years 3 months ago #1466 by Ruud van Lent
Replied by Ruud van Lent on topic adding send email function to backend

just added this to the front-end form. When a new item is created and saved (via the controllers save function), the following function is called that will send an email to all users that have in their profile 'Receive system emails' set to yes.

hope this helps.
	 * Send mail to administrators
	 * @param   integer  $id  The id of the row to check out.
	 * @return void
	public function sendSystemMail($id)
		// Get the id.
		$id = (!empty($id)) ? $id : (int) $this->getState('newsitem.id');

		$app = JFactory::getApplication('com_ochgotnews');
		$params = $app->getParams();

		if ($params->get('ochgotnews_mailonnew', true))
			$user = JFactory::getUser();

			// Build the email subject and message
			$sitename = JFactory::getApplication()->get('sitename');
			$siteURL = JUri::root() . 'administrator/index.php?option=com_ochgotnews&task=newsitem.edit&id=' . $id;
			$subject = JText::sprintf('COM_OCHGOTNEWS_MAIL_SUBJECT', $sitename);
			$msg = JText::sprintf('COM_OCHGOTNEWS_MAIL_MESSAGE', $siteURL);

			// Get the user that are configured to receive system emails
			$db = JFactory::getDBO();
			$query = $db->getQuery(true);
				->select(array('name', 'email'))
				->where($db->quotename('sendEmail') . ' = ' . $db->quote('1'));
			$recipients = $db->loadObjectList();

			foreach ($recipients as $recipient)
				// Compile mailer function:
				$mailer = JFactory::getMailer()


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