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Send messages via Gmail SMTP server using OAuth2
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Send emails with Gmail OAuth2 credentials

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This Laravel package allows you to send emails securely using Gmail OAuth2 credentials, eliminating the need to store sensitive information like username and password in your application configuration.

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This package is actively maintained and free to use. If you find it helpful, consider giving back by:

  • Reporting any issues or suggesting improvements through GitHub issues.
  • Contributing code or documentation changes via pull requests.
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Installation

You can install the package via composer:

For PHP 8 and Laravel 9:

composer require iagofelicio/laravel-gmail-oauth2

For PHP 7 and Laravel 7/8:

composer require iagofelicio/laravel-gmail-oauth2:1.0.4

Gmail Credentials

To obtain a Gmail OAuth2 refresh token, you can refer to the instructions provided by the PHPMailer package on Github https://github.com/PHPMailer.

For detailed instructions on generating a Gmail OAuth2 refresh token, we recommend following the excellent tutorial provided by Coding Yet https://www.codingyet.com/how-to-use-phpmailer-with-xoauth2/.

This tutorial walks you through the process step-by-step, ensuring a smooth setup for your secure email sending.

Usage

(Step 1) For PHP 7 and Laravel 7/8:

Edit config/mail.php adding the following line:

return [

    'driver' => 'gmail',
    
    // Default code ...
];

(Step 1) For PHP 8 and Laravel 9:

Edit config/mail.php adding the following mailer:

return [

    'mailers' => [
        
        // Default code ...

        'gmail' => [
            'transport' => 'gmail',
        ],
    ]    
];

Edit the MAIL_MAILER in .env file:

MAIL_MAILER=gmail

(Step 2) For Laravel 7, 8 and 9:

Add your Gmail credentials in .env file:

GMAIL_API_CLIENT_ID="your-api-client-id"
GMAIL_API_CLIENT_SECRET="your-api-client-secret"
GMAIL_API_CLIENT_REFRESH_TOKEN="your-api-client-refresh-token"
GMAIL_API_CLIENT_MAIL="your-api-client-email"

# Suggested default settings to include
MAIL_FROM_ADDRESS="from@mail.com"
MAIL_FROM_NAME="${APP_NAME}"

Testing

Pending development.

composer test

Changelog

Please see CHANGELOG for more information on what has changed recently.

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License

The MIT License (MIT). Please see License File for more information.