Blocks: Quickmail

block_quickmail
Maintained by Picture of Buddy EthridgeBuddy Ethridge, Picture of Robert RussoRobert Russo
A block that provides selective, bulk emailing within courses. Developed by LSU.

Quickmail v1.2.8

Release notes

# Quickmail

Quickmail is a Moodle block that provides selective, bulk emailing within courses.

## Features

* Multiple attachments
* Drafts
* Signatures
* Filter by Role
* Filter by Groups
* Optionally allow Students to email people within their group.
* Alternate sending email
* Embed images and other content in emails and signatures

## Multiple Attachments

Quickmail supports multiple attachments by zipping up a Moodle filearea, and
sending it along to `email_to_user`.

1. Quickmail assumes that `$CFG->tempdir` is in `$CFG->dataroot`. This
limitation exists because Quickmail uses `email_to_user`.
2. Make sure your email service supports zip's, otherwise they will be filtered.

__Note__: There are future plans to have Quickmail piggyback on 2.x internal
messaging, which will provide a lot of implicit benefits as well as the
negation of sending archives as attachments.

## Download

Visit [Quickmail's Github page][quickmail_github] to either download a package or clone the git repository.

## Installation

Quickmail should be installed like any other block. See [the Moodle Docs page on block installation][block_doc].

## Contributions

Contributions of any form are welcome. Github pull requests are preferred.

File any bugs, improvements, or feature requiests in our [issue tracker][issues].

## License

Quickmail adopts the same license that Moodle does.

## Screenshots

![Block][block]

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![Email][email]

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![Signatures][signature]

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![Configuration][config]

[quickmail_github]: https://github.com/lsuits/quickmail
[block_doc]: http://docs.moodle.org/20/en/Installing_contributed_modules_or_plugins#Block_installation
[block]:
[config]:
[signature]:
[email]:
[issues]: https://github.com/lsuits/quickmail/issues
Moodle 2.1, 2.2, 2.3

Version information

Version build number
2012061112
Version release name
v1.2.8
Can be updated to
v1.4.1
Maturity
Stable version
MD5 Sum
39ac75f03bfb3599f550830e1032796b
Supported software
Moodle 2.1, Moodle 2.2, Moodle 2.3
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.1
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.2
  • This is the latest release for Moodle 2.3

Version control information

Version control system (VCS)
GIT
VCS repository URL
VCS tag
v1.2.8

Default installation instructions for plugins of the type Blocks

  1. Make sure you have all the required versions.
  2. Download and unpack the block folder.
  3. Place the folder (eg "myblock") in the "blocks" subdirectory.
  4. Visit http://yoursite.com/admin to complete the installation
  5. Turn editing on in any home or course page.
  6. Add the block to the page
  7. Visit the config link in the block for more options.