Category

Notification

Version

0.0.6

Last updated

Jun 3, 2024, 14:45:52 PMa month ago

SendGrid

Handle sending emails to customers related to orders, restock notifications, users, or custom events.

Features

  • Send emails when an event related to orders, restock notifications, or users is triggered.
  • Use dynamic templates in SendGrid to build the emails to be sent.
  • Send emails with SendGrid for custom events.

Prerequisites


How to Install

1. Run the following command in the directory of the Medusa backend:
npm install medusa-plugin-sendgrid
2. Set the following environment variable in Copy to clipboard.env:
SENDGRID_API_KEY=<API_KEY>
SENDGRID_FROM=<SEND_FROM_EMAIL>
# IDs for different email templates
SENDGRID_ORDER_PLACED_ID=<ORDER_PLACED_TEMPLATE_ID> # example
3. In Copy to clipboardmedusa-config.js add the following at the end of the Copy to clipboardplugins array:
const plugins = [
// ...,
{
resolve: `medusa-plugin-sendgrid`,
options: {
api_key: process.env.SENDGRID_API_KEY,
from: process.env.SENDGRID_FROM,
order_placed_template:
process.env.SENDGRID_ORDER_PLACED_ID,
localization: {
"de-DE": { // locale key
order_placed_template:
process.env.SENDGRID_ORDER_PLACED_ID_LOCALIZED,
},
},
},
},
]

Test the Plugin

1. Run the following command in the directory of the Medusa backend to run the backend:
npm run start
2. Place an order using a storefront or the Store APIs. You should receive a confirmation email.

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