To create an email template based on a framework.
Content Management (Email) is an extra feature that must be enabled for your Mapp Engage system. For more information, contact your account manager.
A framework has been created and saved in the Frameworks tab.
Blocks have been created and saved in the Blocks tab.
You need the following permissions:
Content Management: View and Use Frameworks
Content Management: View and Use Blocks
Content Management: View and Use Email Templates
Content Management: Create Email Templates
Content Management: Edit Email Templates
An email template is a reuseable and flexible combination of blocks.
An email template is created based on a framework. That means an email template is created with the blocks a framework accepts in the framework body at specific places. Once email templates are created in the system, you can use them for all your email messages.
To create email templates, you do not need any email HTML knowledge. You create the email template in a visual editor.
- In the Main Navigation, click Content Management > Email.
⇒ The Email window opens to the Email Messages tab.
- Click the Email Templates tab.
⇒ The Email Templates tab opens.
- Click the Create button.
⇒ The New Email Template window opens.
- In the Name input field, define the template name.
- From the Select Framework table, select the desired framework.
The framework cannot be changed once you clicked the Save button. Create a new email template, if you selected the wrong framework.
Click the Save button.
⇒ The email template is saved.
The Compose Email Template window opens to the Edit tab.
Define Email Template Information (optional)
- Open the Information tab.
- Enter information about your email message on the General tab of the Information panel.
The Name input field on the General tab is the only mandatory input field in the Information panel. However, we recommend that you enter a description for every message. The description helps you identify the message in your system. If you select Group from the drop-down menu, you can use related Group Membership Attributes as sendout conditions.
- To save all applied changes before proceeding, click the Save button.
This step is optional but recommended.
Build Email Template Layout
- Open the Edit tab.
Build your email template.
Drag the desired blocks to the desired position.
You can change the blocks and the position of the blocks in the email message creation process again.
- To save all applied changes, click the Save button.
To save all changes and close the Compose Email Template window, click the Save & Close button.
To cancel the template creation, click the Cancel button.