GoodNews

A powerful integrated group and newsletter mailing system

Creator: Martin Gartner (gadgetto)

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About GoodNews

GoodNews is a powerful integrated group and newsletter mailing system for the content management framework MODX Revolution. With GoodNews you can easily create mailings or newsletters and have them sent to your subscribers or internal MODX user groups automatically right from your MODX back-end. GoodNews is built with a lot of passion for details, a polished interface and easy operation. The sending process of GoodNews is lightning fast due to its underlying multithreaded sending system.

Information

Released
March 3, 2023

Supported Database
MySQL

License
GPLv2

Supported Versions
3.0 - Current

Downloads
4,936

Documentation
GoodNews Documentation

Instructions

Reqirements
  • MODX 3.0.0 or later
  • PHP 7.2.5 or later
  • Cron (or a web-based cron-job provider)
  • PHP Imap Extension (for automatic bounce handling)
  • PHP Exec enabled (if not available, mailings can only be sent in single processes)
  • optional User Import add-on (for importing subscribers)
  • optional pThumb add-on (for automatic image resizing)

New in 2.0.0-alpha2

[2.0.0-alpha2] - 2023-03-03 Changed
  • Import subscribers feature is now maintained by additional User Import add-on
  • Import button only available when User Import add-on is installed
[2.0.0-alpha1] - 2023-01-31 Added
  • [#50] Implemented detailed error text in send-log
Changed
  • Completely refactored for MODX 3 (as standalone version; currently no upgrade path!)
  • Moved translations to Crowdin
Fixed
  • Fixed deprecated PHP each() usage for PHP8+ in snippets (GoodNewsGetNewsletters and GoodNewsContentCollection)
  • Removed deprecated use of strftime (PHP8+)
  • Security: changed registry key to md5 hash in subscription process

Current releases

2.0.0-alpha2
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March 3, 2023
3.0 - Current

1.6.1-pl
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November 20, 2022
2.3 - <2.8