The server reads from the
MAIL_URL environment variable to determine how to
send mail. Currently, Meteor supports sending mail over SMTP; the
environment variable should be of the form
MAIL_URL is not set,
Email.send outputs the message to standard output
Send an email. Throws an
Error on failure to contact mail server
or if mail server returns an error. All fields should match
MAIL_URL environment variable is set, actually sends the email.
Otherwise, prints the contents of the email to standard out.
Note that this package is based on mailcomposer version
0.1.15, so make
sure to refer to the documentation for that version if using the
Click here to read the mailcomposer 0.1.15 docs.
- from String
"From:" address (required)
- to, cc, bcc, replyTo String or Array of Strings
"To:", "Cc:", "Bcc:", and "Reply-To:" addresses
- subject String
- text, html String
Mail body (in plain text and/or HTML)
- headers Object
Dictionary of custom headers
- attachments Array of Objects
Array of attachment objects, as described in the mailcomposer documentation.
- mailComposer MailComposer
A MailComposer object representing the message to be sent. Overrides all other options. You can access the
mailcomposernpm module at
You must provide the
from option and at least one of
all other options are optional.
Email.send only works on the server. Here is an example of how a
client could use a server method call to send an email. (In an actual
application, you’d need to be careful to limit the emails that a
client could send, to prevent your server from being used as a relay