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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a Email trigger and Gmail action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New Email trigger
    1. Connect your Email account
  3. Configure the Send Email action
    1. Connect your Gmail account
    2. Configure To
    3. Optional- Configure Cc
    4. Optional- Configure Bcc
    5. Optional- Configure From Name
    6. Optional- Configure Reply To
    7. Configure Subject
    8. Configure Email Body
    9. Optional- Select a Body Type
    10. Optional- Configure Attachments
    11. Optional- Configure In Reply To
    12. Optional- Select a Mime Type
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, source-available components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Trigger

Description:Get a unique address where you can send emails to trigger your workflow.
Version:0.0.1
Key:email-new-email

Trigger Code

import email from "../../email.app.mjs";

export default {
  name: "New Email",
  version: "0.0.1",
  key: "email-new-email",
  description: "Get a unique address where you can send emails to trigger your workflow.",
  props: {
    email,
  },
  type: "source",
  methods: {},
  async run() {},
};

Trigger Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
EmailemailappThis component uses the Email app.

Trigger Authentication

The Email API does not require authentication.

About Email

Trigger workflows on new emails, and send emails to yourself as part of a Pipedream workflow.

Action

Description:Send an email from your Google Workspace email account
Version:0.1.1
Key:gmail-send-email

Gmail Overview

By connecting your personal Gmail account to Pipedream, you'll be able to incorporate email into whatever you're building with any of the thousands of apps that are available on Pipedream.

Action Code

/* eslint-disable pipedream/props-description */
import gmail from "../../gmail.app.mjs";

export default {
  key: "gmail-send-email",
  name: "Send Email",
  description: "Send an email from your Google Workspace email account",
  version: "0.1.1",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    gmail,
    to: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "to",
      ],
    },
    cc: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "cc",
      ],
    },
    bcc: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "bcc",
      ],
    },
    fromName: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "fromName",
      ],
    },
    replyTo: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "replyTo",
      ],
    },
    subject: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "subject",
      ],
    },
    body: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "body",
      ],
    },
    bodyType: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "bodyType",
      ],
    },
    attachments: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "attachments",
      ],
    },
    inReplyTo: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "inReplyTo",
      ],
    },
    mimeType: {
      propDefinition: [
        gmail,
        "mimeType",
      ],
    },
  },
  async run({ $ }) {
    const opts = await this.gmail.getOptionsToSendEmail($, this);
    const response = await this.gmail.sendEmail(opts);
    $.export("$summary", `Successfully sent email to ${this.to}`);
    return response;
  },
};

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

LabelPropTypeDescription
GmailgmailappThis component uses the Gmail app.
Totostring[]

Enter a single recipient's email or multiple emails as items in an array.

Ccccstring[]

Enter a single recipient's email or multiple emails as items in an array.

Bccbccstring[]

Enter a single recipient's email or multiple emails as items in an array.

From NamefromNamestring

Specify the name that will be displayed in the "From" section of the email.

Reply ToreplyTostring

Specify the email address that will appear on the "Reply-To" field, if different than the sender's email.

Subjectsubjectstring

Specify a subject for the email.

Email Bodybodyany

Include an email body as either plain text or HTML. If HTML, make sure to set the "Body Type" prop to html.

Body TypebodyTypestringSelect a value from the drop down menu:htmlplaintext
Attachmentsattachmentsobject

Add any attachments you'd like to include as objects. The key should be the filename and the value should be the url for the attachment. The filename must contain the file extension (i.e. .jpeg, .txt) and the url is the download link for the file.

In Reply ToinReplyTostring

Specify the message-id this email is replying to. Must be from the first message sent in the thread. To use this prop with async options please use Gmail (Developer App) Send Email component.

Mime TypemimeTypestringSelect a value from the drop down menu.

Action Authentication

Gmail uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Gmail account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Gmail and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Gmail API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

emailprofilehttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/gmail.sendhttps://www.googleapis.com/auth/gmail.labels

About Gmail

Gmail offers private and secure email by Google at no cost, for business and consumer accounts.

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