MediaWiki extensions manual
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Release status: unmaintained
Implementation Hook
Description Switches the wiki to use Amazon SES API to send emails
Author(s) Janos Ronkay (Hangya293talk)
Latest version 1.0 (2016-03-14)
MediaWiki 1.25+
PHP 5.5+
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later

  • $wgSesMailerRegion
  • $wgSesMailerKey
  • $wgSesMailerSecret

The SesMailer extension allows MediaWiki to send emails through Amazon SES API service.


  • Add AWS SDK with composer by adding the following to the require section of your "composer.local.json" file:
    "aws/aws-sdk-php": "~3",
  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called SesMailer in your extensions/ folder.
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php :
    wfLoadExtension( 'SesMailer' );
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.

Configuration parametersEdit

$wgSesMailerRegion = "eu-west-1"; // AWS Region
$wgSesMailerKey = "xxx"; // Access Key ID for IAM user with ses:SendEmail permission
$wgSesMailerSecret = "xxx"; // Secret Access Key

See alsoEdit