erdmannfreunde/contao-news-newsletter

Send news entries as standalone newsletter via the Notification Center.

dev-master 2019-04-09 12:25 UTC

README

You want to send a newsletter every single time a news will be published? Here you go.

How-to

Configuration

Notification Center

Manual of the Notification Center (German)

Gateway

Setup "Standard email gateway"

Notifications

New notification

  • Type: News newsletter - Default

New message

  • Choose the gateway you added
  • Check "Publish message"

Manage languages and add new language

  • Select a language and activate "Fallback"
  • Simple Tokens:
  • ##news_*##
  • ##news_archive_*##
  • ##news_headline##
  • ##news_teaser##
  • ##news_text## (content elements)
  • ##news_url##

Newsletter (Contao)

  • Add new channel

News

  • Add news archive and enable newsletter in the setting
  • Choose the newsletter channel and the notification
  • Write a new article and do not publish it by check "Publish item"
  • Save and close
  • In the news overview click on the envelope icon
  • A message shows up saying "Newsletter sent successfully!"