def send_templated_email(subject, email_template_name, email_context, recipients,
sender=None,bcc=None, fail_silently=True, files=None):
send_templated_mail() is a wrapper around Django's e-mail routines that
allows us to easily send multipart (text/plain & text/html) e-mails using
templates that are stored in the database. This lets the admin provide
both a text and a HTML template for each message.
email_template_name is the slug of the template to use for this message (see
email_context is a dictionary to be used when rendering the template
recipients can be either a string, eg 'email@example.com', or a list of strings.
sender should contain a string, eg 'My Site <firstname.lastname@example.org>'. If you leave it
blank, it'll use settings.DEFAULT_FROM_EMAIL as a fallback.
bcc is an optional list of addresses that will receive this message as a
blind carbon copy.
fail_silently is passed to Django's mail routine. Set to 'True' to ignore
any errors at send time.
files can be a list of file paths to be attached, or it can be left blank.
eg ('/tmp/file1.txt', '/tmp/image.png')
from django.conf import settings
from django.core.mail import EmailMultiAlternatives
from django.template import loader, Context
from django.utils.html import strip_tags
c = Context(email_context)
if not sender:
sender = settings.DEFAULT_FROM_EMAIL
template = loader.get_template(email_template_name)
text_part = strip_tags(template.render(c))
html_part = template.render(c)
if type(recipients) == str:
recipients = recipients.split(',')
elif type(recipients) != list:
recipients = [recipients,]
msg = EmailMultiAlternatives(subject,
if type(files) != list:
files = [files,]
for file in files: