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  • By Volkan Paksoy
    Send Emails with C#, Handlebars templating, and Dynamic Email Templates Send Emails with C#, Handlebars templating, and Dynamic Email Templates

    Email communication is an essential aspect of most businesses. In this post, you will look into the basics of sending emails with the Twilio SendGrid Email API and sending templated emails with the Handlebars templating language. Finally, you will finish by putting it together in a sample project that sends emails based on a template.

    Prerequisites

    You'll need the following things for this tutorial:

    Set Up SendGrid

    API Key

    First things first: To use the SendGrid API, you need an API key. Create one by heading over to the …

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  • By Néstor Campos
    Use Razor Layouts in FluentEmail to reuse Headers and Footers Use Razor Layouts in FluentEmail to reuse Headers and Footers

    You can quickly and intuitively send emails using the FluentEmail library for .NET, but once you send many different emails in your project, you have to be able to organize your email templates in a good way to reuse content and enforce consistency in terms of format and design. Luckily, Razor Layouts can help you reuse parts of your templates like headers and footers.

    Prerequisites

    You will need the following for your development environment:

    You can find the source code of this tutorial in this GitHub repository.

    Set up an SMTP server

    To be able to send emails at scale, you'll need an email sending service like the SendGrid Email API, but for …

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  • By Similoluwa Adegoke
    How to build an Email Newsletter application using ASP.NET Core and SendGrid How to build an Email Newsletter using ASP.NET Core and SendGrid

    Sending out newsletters is a great way to keep your audience up-to-date on the latest news. There are existing newsletter products like SendGrid Email Marketing, however, in a scenario where the client demands more customization, building a newsletter app yourself using the SendGrid Email API is a great alternative.

    The advantage of building your own newsletter application is that you can control the nuts and bolts of the system and still maximize deliverability and measure engagement with SendGrid.

    In this tutorial, you will learn how to build a newsletter app using ASP.NET Core Razor Pages and SendGrid.

    Solution Overview

    Every newsletter application involves two parties: the subscriber of the newsletter, and the author of the newsletter.

    The subscriber's journey goes like this: The soon-to-be subscriber fills out a form to subscribe that includes their email address and other details (depending on your business needs). When the subscriber submits the …

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  • By Daniel Diaz
    Build an Email Activation Flow with Django and SendGrid Build an Email Activation Flow with Django and SendGrid

    Any web application that includes authentication processes should have some sort of email activation flow. If you don’t, you’re decreasing the possibility of contacting your users and opening a door for spammers to create fake accounts and affect your website.

    This tutorial will teach you how to build confirmation emails to verify users’ registration using Django and SendGrid.

    Django has a built-in mail sending interface, which we’ll be using to send emails with SendGrid through the tutorial.

    After we finish, you’ll have an authentication system that requires users to verify their account with a confirmation email.

    We’ll create a complete project from scratch but if you already have one, don’t hesitate in following along with this tutorial.

    Whenever you want a quick reference to the code, you can visit this GitHub repository.

    Prerequisites

    To complete this tutorial, you’ll need the following:

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  • By Dhruv Patel
    Receive SMS Alerts for Email Opens and Clicks with Twilio SendGrid and Node.js SMS alerts for email opens and clicks header image (2)

    When it comes to messaging applications, read receipts are a common feature that allow you to know if your recipient has read your message. For email applications, this feature is very uncommon; however, when sending marketing and especially important emails, it's sometimes vital to know and keep track of whether your recipients have opened and read your email.

    When using Twilio SendGrid, keeping track of email engagement is seamless through Event Webhooks. Event Webhooks not only track the delivery status of your emails but also engagement events such as if an email has been opened or a link within an email has been clicked. Pairing open and click tracking for emails with Twilio’s Programmable SMS API will ensure you’re up to date on the status of your important emails.

    In this tutorial you’ll learn how to track and send SMS alerts for open and click events for your …

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  • By Phil Nash
    Twilio SendGridとNode.jsを使用してメール問い合わせフォームを構築 How to build an email contact form with SendGrid and Node JP

    この記事はPhil Nashこちらで公開した記事(英語)を日本語化したものです。

    Webサイトにメールアドレスを公開すると、スクレーピングされ、スパムに使用されるおそれがあります。この問題を回避し、同時に自身のWebサイトからメールで問い合わせを受け取れるようにする方法の一つとして、問い合わせフォームを構築することがあります。

    本稿では、Twilio SendGridベースの開発プロジェクトの一例として、ウェブサイト上で問い合わせフォームを構築し、メールアドレスを公開することなく問い合わせのメールを受け取れるようにする方法を説明します。

    プロジェクトはTwilio Functionsも使って構築しますが、本稿でご紹介するコードはあらゆるNode.js環境での使用に対応しています。

    APIによるメール送信との違い

    ユーザーがお問合せフォームを送信した際は、お問合せフォームを入力した人のメールアドレスを送信元とするメールがウェブサイト運営者に送信されることがよくあります。しかし、メール送信に関する信頼性を維持するため、Twilio SendGridは単一送信元として検証されたアドレス、または認証済みのドメインからの送信しか許可しません。

    そのため、提供されたメールアドレスをfromアドレスとして使用する代わりに、reply-toアドレスに設定できます。この方法であれば、Twilio SendGridは認証済みメールアドレスからメールを送信する一方で、受信 …

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  • By Will Johnson
    Send Email After Password Changes with SendGrid and Auth0 Actions Send Email After Password changes with sendgrid and auth0 actions

    Introduction

    The security of your customers’ data is essential and goes beyond just the application. Alerting customers when their account information changes, such as a username or password, is a great way to show customers you're looking out for them. You can pair Twilio SendGrid with Auth0 Actions to email users when their passwords change to build another layer of trust.

    This blog post will walk you through sending a password change email using SendGrid’s Mail Send endpoint with Auth0 Actions.

    Prerequisites

    • A free Twilio SendGrid Account – Sign up here.
    • A free Auth0 Account – Sign up here
    • An application in your Auth0 account. If you don't have one, you can use one of the Auth0 Quickstarts with a sample application.

    Set up SendGrid

    Before sending emails using SendGrid, you'll need to verify your Sender Identity and generate your API key. Verify the Sender Identity to confirm that …

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  • By Dhruv Patel
    Twilio SendGridとNode.jsで登録者にメール通知を送信 Send Email Notifications to Subscribers with SendGrid and Node.js Header JP

    この記事はDhruv Patelこちらで公開した記事(英語)を日本語化したものです。

    はじめに

    一日中端末に向かい、商品の値下げを待つのは面倒な作業です。メール通知システムなら、一番欲しい商品を逃すことはありません。お探しのものが話題の靴であれ、リビングルームのソファーであれ、すべて自動化することで、テクノロジーをご自身のために活用いただけます。

    本稿では、メールによる価格通知システムを構築する方法を学びます。Sneaks APIを使用してスニーカーの価格を追跡し、特定のスニーカーの価格が下がるとTwilio SendGridのメールアラートを配信するシステムです。

    必要条件

    本稿の内容を理解いただくために、以下が必要となります。

    環境設定を行う

    このセクションでは、まずTwilio SendGridアカウントを設定し、メール通知システムのベースを構築することで、環境設定を行います。

    Twilio SendGridのAPIキーを作成

    まず、Twilio SendGridのアカウントにログインし、管理コンソールの [API Keys] 画面に移動します。右上の [Create API Key](APIキーを作成)ボタンをクリックします。

    TSG APIKey JP

    APIキーの名前を指定し、[Create & View](作成と表示)ボ …

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  • By Néstor Campos
    How to send Emails in C# .NET with FluentEmail, Razor, and SendGrid How to send Emails in C# .NET with FluentEmail and SendGrid

    You can send emails with the .NET libraries that come with the framework such as the APIs from the System.Net.Mail namespace. They are suitable for this kind of development, however, sometimes you need a more straightforward and powerful way to generate and send emails.

    In this post, you will learn how to generate and send emails using the FluentEmail library connected with Twilio SendGrid in a console project with .NET.

    Prerequisites

    You will need a free Twilio SendGrid account and some experience with the C# language and .NET platform to complete this tutorial. Sign up here to send up to 100 emails per day completely free of charge.

    Finally, you will need the following for your development environment:

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  • By Sam Agnew
    Using Event Webhooks for Emails with Twilio SendGrid in Node.js Copy of C02 Blog Text.png

    When sending emails with Twilio SendGrid, sometimes you want to be able to keep track of the status of these emails, such as when a recipient opens the message or reports it as spam. This is made possible by the use of Event Webhooks. Let's walk through how to use Node.js and Express to track the status of emails that you send.

    Prerequisites and dependencies

    Make sure you have the following before moving on:

    • Node.js and npm installed (do this first if you haven't already)
    • A free SendGrid account
    • An email address to test out this project
    • A domain on which you will receive emails. For the purposes of this article, I’m going to use yourdomainhere.com. You will need to replace it with your own domain name.

    We'll need to install the node modules for SendGrid and Express. To install these npm modules, navigate to the directory where …

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