Send invite without a user
Is it possible to send an email invitation without having a user attached to it?
I'm trying to use
User.sendInvitationEmail(uid, email), but if I send in
0as the uid I get no feedback that it's wrong. What I do get is, in the ACP, no ability to delete the invite.
All I get is
I have a locked down forum but I'm working on a feature to automate the invitation process based on some parameters. So in the end I need to run something automagically.
The delete function used is this I guess?
@magnusvhendin I do not think this would be wise. Most (all?) SMTP relays will require a sender address before accepting/relaying mail. Hence, I'd suggest you create an address such as "[email protected] for such purposes. Then associate that email address with a user. Maybe one you don't use for other stuff?
Or maybe I do not understand you clearly: You ARE already using valid value for email address and just want to omit UID? Which seems like easy enough for the dev inclined. But I wonder what this really achieves?
Anyways, just a couple thoughts since none have yet been forthcoming... Good luck.
Thank you for the response @gotwf!
The issue is that I cannot delete an invite if I leave the inviter uid blank. I would think that an error would've been sent if this would cause problems. I have added a field in my plugin that will let admins select who will work as the inviter. in my case it's a system user, like no_reply@service...
The sender is a no-person email so that's not the issue. The issue is that the invite needs to (in the system) be sent my a user. Which doesn't make sense in my opinion. It's great if an admin sends an invite, but why prevent me from deleting an invite that doesn't have an error?