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This section of your admin console allows you to choose a customizable template or to create a new one. It is divided into two areas:From: Messages > Email > Templates select

Choose templates based on the editor you want to use for your templates: Bee editor or Html editor

Bee templates

 

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By clicking on the Bee icon you will start the creation of a new message and from there you will be able to select your templates.

There are 3 tabs that allows you to choose from different templates: Basic Templates, Rich templates, My templates

Basic templates

Select these templates and choose from a simple wireframe like one or two column. You will work on the content in the next step

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Rich templates

Rich templates are a starting point for your message: select the one that better fits your needs and customize the content and the images within the template

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My templates

In the third tab "My templates" tab you will find all the templates you have previously saved

HTML templates

Clicking the HTML templates tab you will navigate some categories where you can choose the template for your message

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Below each template (as shown in the figure above) there are 4 icons:

  • Preview the template
  • Edit the template
  • Delete the template
  • Create your message from the selected template

Use the NEW TEMPLATE green button to create a new Html template from scratch

 

Creating a new template from an existing email

You can also create a template from an existing email message. Follow these steps:

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Responsive templates

With mobile users becoming more and more common, using an email message that automatically adapts to the device on which it is read (responsive design) is getting more and more important. You can find a number of responsive design templates in the system, including the ones in the Fashion category (Html templates)

All Bee's templates are responsive

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For more information on responsive templates, check out this blog post.

Moving a template to a different list (html)

If you want to copy a template to another list, the easiest way is to copy and paste the html code.

  • Load an existing template
  • In the HTML editor, switch to HTML view and copy the code
  • Create a new template in the List in which you wish to use it, switch to HTML view in the message editor and paste the HTML code that you just copied.
  • Remember that you can also create a template from an existing email message, as mentioned above.

Moving a template to a different list (Bee)

When saving a template with Bee you have the option to save it to different lists

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Let's see the Drag & Drop templates section in detail.

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You can choose between:

  • Basic templates, they are basically wireframes for your new message
  • Rich templates, they contain sample content to give you some design ideas
  • My templates, they are previously saved custom templates

In a templates list, you have four possible actions:

  • create a message starting from the template by clicking the preview or the Image Added button
  • edit a template using the Image Added button (if you edit a basic or rich template, you can only save it as a custom template)
  • preview the template by clicking the Image Added button
  • delete the template using the Image Added button

Copying a template to a different list

When saving a template with BEE, you have the option to share it with other lists.

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