Queues email sending from your site so that instead of being sent immediately it is sent on cron or via some other queue processor.

Useful for high traffic sites that can send a lot of emails on individual page requests.

Drupal 7

The Drupal 7 version supports sending with any email framework, i.e. it works perfectly with Mime Mail module or any other of framework that handles the actual sending of emails. It also uses a standard Drupal queue to do the queuing of emails. It requires at least Drupal 7.12.

The Drupal 7 version is actively maintained.

Drupal 6

Queues any email sent from your Drupal site and then uses the Job queue module to send them via cron. Emailing only supports the PHP mail function.

The Drupal 6 version is in feature freeze, and only serious bug fixes and security issues will be fixed.

Drupal 8

The Drupal 8 version is based on the Drupal 7 one and has all the same features/benefits. As Drupal 8 isn't stable yet, Queue mail is also not stable, but we'll aim to release on the same day that Drupal 8 does.

The Drupal 8 version is actively maintained.

Similar modules

Note that MailQ (only available for Drupal 6) is similar in goals, but implements the batching itself, rather than using the excellent Job Queue framework, and hence uses more resources and is more complex than Queue Mail.

Authors

Drupal 6

The Drupal 6 version of this module was written by: Khalid Baheyeldin of 2bits.com.

The author can also be contacted for paid customizations of this module as well as Drupal consulting, installation, development, and customizations.

Drupal 7

The Drupal 7 version of this module was initially ported by Michael Lopez and since improved by Steven Jones.

Drupal 8

The Drupal 8 version of this module was ported by Steven Jones.

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