October 23
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Handling Org-Wide Email Addresses

Handles the issue that OWEAs cannot be created in scratch orgs prior to deployment

Issue Description

OWEA's cannot be created in Scratch Orgs prior to deployment. The following error occurs when Email Alerts are pushed to a Scratch Org without a verified OrgWideEmailAddress.
Email Alerts need a verified OrgWideEmailAddress


Handle all emails that would use an OWEA at the Apex level.
  • Create an apex class that queries for the OWEA desired.
  • If found -> use it as the from address.
  • If not found (e.g. scratch org) -> use the current user’s email address as the from address
  • Add the InvocableMethod decorator to enable calling from flows
Messaging.SingleEmailMessage mail = new Messaging.SingleEmailMessage();
OrgWideEmailAddress[] owea = [select Id from OrgWideEmailAddress where Address = '[email protected]'];
if ( owea.size() > 0 ) {
mail.toAddresses = new String[] { <contact ID> };
mail.subject = 'OWEA Test Message';
mail.plainTextBody = 'This is the message body.';
Messaging.SingleEmailMessage[] messages = new List<Messaging.SingleEmailMessage> {mail};
Messaging.SendEmailResult[] results = Messaging.sendEmail(messages);