If someone could jump in and provide guidance on how to best implement sending multiple emails upon form submission that would be huge. I'd hate to spend time working on an implementation only to figure out afterwards that it wasn't the best approach.
Marc - your suggestion makes a lot of sense. Just want to make sure I'm not missing anything before going that route :P On Feb 26, 7:11 pm, Marc <marc.bosc...@gmail.com> wrote: > Umm, far be it for me to express what is the standard / recommended > Radiant Way™. It is still very early days for me and Radiant (not to > mention blowing the dust off my Ruby and Rails knowledge). > > I just saw it as a way to achieve multiple behaviour from the one > transaction without forking the code. That said many people do seem to > fork things to get what they want, and push back if they are generous. > The prefix addition would be a natural example of forking rather than > just creating an additional extension, in your case. > > I've used mailer for a simple contact form. My cursory look at the > code didn't suggest a clean way to be able to use the one form > submission to generate two separate emails. > > Marc > > On Feb 25, 8:13 am, craayzie <flesh...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > > > > > Thanks for replying Marc. I could definitely go this route .. I'm > > curious though - is there no way to do this w/ Mailer? > > > The solution you describe seems like a work-around as opposed to the > > standard/recommended way one would do it. Do I have the wrong > > impression or is this the recommended way of sending multiple emails > > upon form submission w/ Radiant? > > > On Feb 22, 3:25 pm, Marc <marc.bosc...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > You could always usehttps://github.com/dirkkelly/radiant-forms-extension > > > and create an add-on which uses different page parts to the built in > > > form mail add-on to send the other email. > > > > I'm in the process of creating an add-on to store the form results in > > > a table. See radiant-forms-extension/app/models/form_mail.rb for the > > > built in add-on > > > > The trick is that add-ons are called in order expressed in the > > > 'config' page part. > > > > eg. > > > > storing: > > > extension: store # my custom add-on, could always dup the form mail > > > add-on; see the source > > > result: *email_field_references…* > > > mailing: > > > extension: mail # usual example in documentation > > > fields: > > > from: person[email] > > > to: person[email] > > > subject: contact[subject] > > > reply_to: person[email] > > > > Ideally if the built in form mail code was augmented to take an > > > optional prefix then multiple instances of the add-on could be used… > > > > e.g. > > > mailing_user: > > > extension: mail # uses usual page parts: content, etc. > > > fields: > > > from: person[email] > > > to: person[email] > > > subject: contact[subject] > > > reply_to: person[email] > > > > internal_mailer: > > > extension: mail > > > prefix: 'internal-' # would use page parts: internal-content, etc. > > > from: em...@email.com > > > to: em...@email.com > > > reply_to: em...@email.com > > > fields: > > > subject: contact[subject] > > > > Regards, > > > > Marc > > > > On Feb 22, 8:44 am, craayzie <flesh...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > I've installed the mailer extension and it works great! I'd like to > > > > send a "thank you for contacting us" email to the form submitter in > > > > addition to receiving a notification email letting me know that > > > > they've submitted a form. Unfortunately, I don't see a way to send > > > > multiple emails with mailer .. > > > > > Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!