MailCatcher Mail Testing
MailCatcher runs a super simple SMTP server which catches any message sent to it to display in a web interface.
#What is MailCatcher?
Mail Catcher is an open-source tool that allows developers to test and preview emails sent from their applications without actually sending them to real email addresses. It intercepts outgoing emails and displays them in a web interface, allowing developers to view and debug them easily.
#MailCatcher Key Features
Its most-recognizable features include:
- Previewing and debugging emails in a web interface
- Capturing all outgoing emails from an application
- Support for multiple email protocols (SMTP, Sendmail, etc.)
- Easy setup and configuration with most applications
- Ability to test emails in different environments (e.g. development, staging)
- Integration with popular development tools like Ruby on Rails and Laravel
Its use-cases include:
- Testing email functionality during application development
- Debugging and troubleshooting email-related issues
- Verifying email content and formatting before sending to real recipients
Mail Catcher is a valuable tool for developers who need to test and debug email functionality in their applications, allowing them to catch potential issues before they affect real users.