Send Email with jQuery and REST API in SharePoint

Sending Email with jQuery and REST

As we all know every client is looking for best performance and quick page loads. In this article I would like to enhance your client side skills by adding one more knowledge base. Here we will discuss how we can send an email using jQuery in SharePoint 2016/2013.
As soon as we configure SharePoint environment we ensure few important things for better user interface and experience one of them is email functionality. Without configuring this element user could not be able to perform below:
-> Configuring alerts
-> Email approval flow
-> Document library incoming email configuration
-> Sending emails through user / custom code blocks.

The below code block helps to send email to user with the help of jQuery and REST service.

<script src=””></script>

function processSendEmails() {
    var from = ‘’,
        to = ‘’,
        body = ‘Hello World Body’,
        subject = ‘Hello World Subject’;
    alert(“Sending email to Krishna”);
    // Call sendEmail function
    sendEmail(from, to, body, subject);
    alert(“Email sent Successfully”);

function sendEmail(from, to, body, subject) {
    try {
        //Get the relative url of the site
        var siteurl = _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl;
        alert(“Site URL=”+siteurl);
        var urlTemplate = siteurl + “/_api/SP.Utilities.Utility.SendEmail”;
            contentType: ‘application/json’,
            url: urlTemplate,
            type: “POST”,
            data: JSON.stringify({
                ‘properties’: {
                    ‘__metadata’: {
                        ‘type’: ‘SP.Utilities.EmailProperties’
                    ‘From’: ‘’,
                    ‘To’: { ‘results’: [‘’] },
                    ‘Body’: body,
                    ‘Subject’: subject
            headers: {
                “Accept”: “application/json;odata=verbose”,
                “content-type”: “application/json;odata=verbose”,
                “X-RequestDigest”: jQuery(“#__REQUESTDIGEST”).val()
            success: function(data) {
                alert(‘Email Sent Successfully’);
            error: function(err) {
                alert(‘Error in sending Email: ‘ + JSON.stringify(err));
    catch (error) {
$(document).ready(function () {
    SP.SOD.executeFunc(‘sp.js’, ‘SP.ClientContext’, processSendEmails);
How does this code works?
-> Save this script as sendemail.js
-> Upload the script in sharepoint document / asserts library
-> Create a webpartpage add content editor webpart
-> Refer the javascript in content editor webpart
If we read the code closely this script get triggered on page load.
The output will be as follows.
Sending Email with jQuery and REST
Sending Email with jQuery and REST

Hope this helps !!!!

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