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Package gomail provides a simple interface to compose emails and to mail them efficiently. More info on Github: A daemon that listens to a channel and sends all incoming messages. Efficiently send a customized newsletter to a list of recipients. Send an email using a local SMTP server. Send an email using an API or postfix.


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# Gomail
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## Introduction

Gomail is a simple and efficient package to send emails. It is well tested and

Gomail can only send emails using an SMTP server. But the API is flexible and it
is easy to implement other methods for sending emails using a local Postfix, an
API, etc.

It is versioned using []( so I promise
there will never be backward incompatible changes within each version.

It requires Go 1.2 or newer. With Go 1.5, no external dependencies are used.

## Features

Gomail supports:
- Attachments
- Embedded images
- HTML and text templates
- Automatic encoding of special characters
- SSL and TLS
- Sending multiple emails with the same SMTP connection

## Documentation

## Download

    go get

## Examples

See the [examples in the documentation](

## FAQ

### x509: certificate signed by unknown authority

If you get this error it means the certificate used by the SMTP server is not
considered valid by the client running Gomail. As a quick workaround you can
bypass the verification of the server's certificate chain and host name by using

    package main

    import (


    func main() {
    	d := gomail.NewDialer("", 587, "user", "123456")
    	d.TLSConfig = &tls.Config{InsecureSkipVerify: true}

        // Send emails using d.

Note, however, that this is insecure and should not be used in production.

## Contribute

Contributions are more than welcome! See []( for
more info.

## Change log

See [](

## License


## Contact

You can ask questions on the [Gomail
in the Go mailing-list.


Last updated on 11 Apr 2016

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