def email_it_via_gmail(headers, text=None, html=None, password=None): """Send an email -- with text and HTML parts. @param headers {dict} A mapping with, at least: "To", "Subject" and "From", header values. "To", "Cc" and "Bcc" values must be *lists*, if given. @param text {str} The text email content. @param html {str} The HTML email content. @param password {str} Is the 'From' gmail user's password. If not given it will be prompted for via `getpass.getpass()`. Derived from and """ from email.MIMEMultipart import MIMEMultipart from email.MIMEText import MIMEText import re import smtplib import getpass if text is None and html is None: raise ValueError("neither `text` nor `html` content was given for " "sending the email") if not ("To" in headers and "From" in headers and "Subject" in headers): raise ValueError("`headers` dict must include at least all of " "'To', 'From' and 'Subject' keys") # Create the root message and fill in the from, to, and subject headers msg_root = MIMEMultipart('related') for name, value in headers.items(): msg_root[name] = isinstance(value, list) and ', '.join(value) or value msg_root.preamble = 'This is a multi-part message in MIME format.' # Encapsulate the plain and HTML versions of the message body in an # 'alternative' part, so message agents can decide which they want # to display. msg_alternative = MIMEMultipart('alternative') msg_root.attach(msg_alternative) # Attach HTML and text alternatives. if text: msg_text = MIMEText(text.encode('utf-8'), _charset='utf-8') msg_alternative.attach(msg_text) if html: msg_text = MIMEText(html.encode('utf-8'), 'html', _charset='utf-8') msg_alternative.attach(msg_text) to_addrs = headers["To"] \ + headers.get("Cc", []) \ + headers.get("Bcc", []) from_addr = msg_root["From"] # Get username and password. from_addr_pats = [ re.compile(".*\((.+@.+)\)"), # Joe ( re.compile(".*<(.+@.+)>"), # Joe ] for pat in from_addr_pats: m = pat.match(from_addr) if m: username = break else: username = from_addr if not password: password = getpass.getpass("%s's password: " % username) smtp = smtplib.SMTP('', 587) # port 465 or 587 smtp.ehlo() smtp.starttls() smtp.ehlo() smtp.login(username, password) smtp.sendmail(from_addr, to_addrs, msg_root.as_string()) smtp.close()