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  1. Commons Email
  2. EMAIL-92

Improve support to embed images in HTML eMails

    Details

    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 1.3
    • Labels:
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      Description

      I have created a improvement on top of HtmlEmail class which automatically detects <img src=".."/> tags in the HTML source and which embeds all the URLs correctly in the email so they are sent as attachments as part of the email.

      It is implemented as new class ImageHtmlEmail, no existing code of commons email is touched at all.

      This make sending HTML Mails much easier, now it is as simple as

      ImageHtmlEmail email = new ImageHtmlEmail();
      email.setHostName(SMTP_HOST);
      email.addTo(EMAIL_TO, "DS");
      email.setFrom(EMAIL_FROM, "Me");
      email.setSubject(EMAIL_SUBJECT);

      String html = FileUtils.readFileToString(new File("/tmp/test_email.html"));

      // set the html message
      email.setHtmlMsg(html, new File("/tmp"));

      // set the alternative message
      email.setTextMsg("Your email client does not support HTML messages");

      // send the email
      email.send();

      as stated in the mail, I am making this availalbe under the Apache License 2.0 so that it can be integrated if it sounds useful.

        Attachments

        1. ImageHtmlEmail.java
          4 kB
          Dominik Stadler
        2. ImageHtmlEmail.java
          4 kB
          Dominik Stadler
        3. EMAIL-92-with-test.patch
          41 kB
          Dominik Stadler

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            • Assignee:
              sgoeschl Siegfried Goeschl
              Reporter:
              centic Dominik Stadler (Inactive)
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