Ahmad Awais


Open Sourcing My Sendy PHP API Wrapper

Ahmad AwaisAhmad Awais

I recently started using Sendy.coΒ (aff) to send emails. I was having troubleΒ finding a good API wrapper for it. Spent more than five hours searching for one and ended up building one myself. I hope it helps.

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Sendy PHP API Wrapper

πŸš€ Sendy PHP API Wrapper: Complete API interfacing.

API Wrapper For Sendy API

With this Sendy PHP API Wrapper you can do the following:




Get Started!

Getting started is easy. Here’s how you do it. You can check the example.php file as well.

Download ⚑️

Obviously, you’ll have to download the wrapper to your current setup. Several ways to do that.

Step 0. Define SENDY_API.

// Define the global var to avoid direct access to the library class.
define( 'Sendy_PHP_API_Wrapper', TRUE );

Step 1. Require the wrapper.

require_once( 'class-sendy-php-api.php' );

Step 2. Configure it.

$config = array(
    'installation_url' => 'http://send.yourdomain.com',  // Your Sendy installation URL (without trailing slash).
    'api_key'          => 'XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX', // Your API key. Aavailable in Sendy Settings.
    'list_id'          => 'XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX',

Step 3. Init.

$sendy = new \SENDY\Sendy_PHP_API( $config );


Method #1: Subscribe.

// Method #1: Subscribe.
$result_array = $sendy->subscribe( array(
    'name'   => 'Name',
    'email'  => '[email protected]', // This is the only field required by sendy.
    'custom' => 'field' // You can custom fields as well.

Method #2: Unsubscribe.

// Method #2: Unsubscribe.
$result_array = $sendy->unsubscribe( '[email protected]' );

Method #3: Subscriber Status.

// Method #3: Subscriber Status.
$result_array = $sendy->substatus( '[email protected]' );

Method #4: Delete Subscriber.

// Method #4: Delete Subscriber.
$result_array = $sendy->delete( '[email protected]' );

Method #5: Subscriber Count of a list.

// Method #5: Subscriber Count of a list.
$result_array = $sendy->subcount();

Method #6: Campaign β€” Draft And/Or Send as well.

// Method #6: Campaign β€” Draft And/Or Send as well.
$result_array = $sendy->campaign( array(
    'from_name'     => 'Your Name',
    'from_email'    => '[email protected]',
    'reply_to'      => '[email protected]',
    'subject'       => 'Your Subject',
    'plain_text'    => 'An Amazing campaign', // (optional).
    'html_text'     => '<h1>Amazing campaign</h1>',
    'brand_id'      => 0, // Required only if you are creating a 'Draft' campaign.
    'send_campaign' => 0 // Set to 1 if you want to send the campaign as well and not just create a draft. Default is 0.
    'list_ids'      => 'your_list_id', // Required only if you set send_campaign to 1.
    'query_string'  => 'some', // Eg. Google Analytics tags.
) );

Method #7: Set List ID.

// Method #7: Change the `list_id` you are referring to at any point.
$sendy->set_list_id( "XXXXXXX" );

Method #8: Get List ID.

// Method #7: Get the `list_id` you are referring to at any point.
$sendy->get_list_id( "XXXXXXX" );


The response of this PHP wrapper is custom built. At the moment, it always returns a PHP Array. This array has the status of your action and an appropriate message in the response.

    // E.g. SUCCESS response.
        'status'  => true,
        'message' => 'Already Subscribed'

    // E.g. FAIL response.
        'status'  => false,
        'message' => 'Some fields are missing.'


Version 1.0.0 2017-03-20

License & Credits

The code is licensed under MIT and a huge props to Jacob Bennett for his initial work on the lib.
Requires at least PHP 5.3.0 (otherwise remove the namespace).


This open source project is maintained by the help of awesome businesses listed below. What? Read more about it β†’

This also happens to be my first composer package, so yay! πŸŽ‰

Feedback is more than welcomed at GitHub.


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