• MODX.com



GoodNews is an extra by gadgetto, first released on 2023-03-03.

Package Description

Feature Highlights

  • Easy mailing and newsletter creation: newsletter HTML body based on single MODX templates or plain-text.
  • Automatic Bounce Handling: GoodNews can automatically handle bouncing emails and disable or remove inactive subscribers.
  • Scheduled sending: send newsletters at a scheduled time.
  • Flexible groups and categories: manage your subscribers in highly flexible groups and/or categories of interests.
  • MODX context support: support of multiple MODX contexts and mailing containers within each context.
  • Ultrafast sending engine: ultrafast sending based on parallel sending processes (multi threaded!).
  • Multi language interface: GoodNews currently comes with this languages: English, German, French.
  • Preinstalled front-end resources: ready to use: 2-factor subscriptions based on interests, 1-click unsusbcription, editing of subscription profiles.
  • Content Collections: automatically insert pre-formatted lists of Resource documents into your mail body (e.g. list of news or products).
  • Mailings based on subscribers interests: send mailings based on group and/or categories selection.
  • Mailings to internal MODX User groups: Send mailings to internal MODX User groups.
  • Import of subscribers: CSV Import of subscribers and automatic groups/categories assignments.
  • Simultaneous sending: simultaneous sending of multiple mailing campaigns.
  • Unattended sending: start your sending jobs, close the browser window and let GoodNews do the rest.
  • GDPR compliant

Usage/Installation 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)


First seen
Supported databases
Minimum MODX Requirement

GoodNews Releases

Vendor Signature Released on
MODX.com 2.0.0-alpha2 2023-03-03 (1 year ago)
MODX.com 1.6.1-pl 2022-11-20 (1 year ago)
MODX.com 1.6.0-pl 2020-05-18 (4 years ago)
MODX.com 1.5.1-pl2 2018-07-26 (5 years ago)
MODX.com 1.5.0-pl 2018-07-23 (5 years ago)
MODX.com 1.4.8-pl 2018-02-16 (6 years ago)
MODX.com 1.4.7-pl2 2017-12-13 (6 years ago)
MODX.com 1.4.7-pl 2017-12-12 (6 years ago)
MODX.com 1.4.6-pl 2017-07-25 (6 years ago)

We've also seen 17 unverified versions of GoodNews in use, but don't list those as we've been unable of confirming they are official releases from an official source.