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Release Notes: April 2021

Release Notes Updated on May 13, 2021

At Benchmark, we’re on a constant mission to pursue product excellence for our users. Here are a few of the ways we’ve worked toward that mission over the last 30 days:


UX/UI Improvements


  • Launched new Flexible Sections feature in the Email Editor
  • Launched improved Email Drafts dashboard widget
  • Reduced email queuing time from 10 minutes to near instantaneously
  • Expanded the clickable area for file browsing when uploading images
  • Improved the drag and drop editor’s mobile preview of resized large images so the preview more closely resembles the responsive view of emails on various mobile devices
  • Optimized the dragging and dropping of email sections to be smoother
  • Made it easier to delete unwanted social icons in horizontal mode

Automation Pro & Lite

  • Enforced more secure automatic logout routines for Benchmark Email users who access Automation Pro
  • Changed loading of lists in Automation Lite to display most recently created lists first
  • Improved Contact Rating feature so Automation Pro emails increase contact score for sent emails



Bug fixes


  • Fixed issue where emojis did not show in users’ archived emails
  • Fixed issue where second image in image group did not show properly in Outlook on iOS
  • Fixed issue where merge tags in subject lines were not working as expected in Portuguese
  • Fixed issue in Firefox where delete button could be covered by scroll bar

Automation Pro & Lite

  • Reprocessed automations for select accounts
  • Fixed temporary issue where some users could not create new emails from the canvas

Documents Library

  • Fixed temporary issue where some file types could not be uploaded to the document library

Landing Pages

  • Fixed temporary issue where some users could not create or publish landing pages


  • Fixed issue where some users using certain ISPs in Brazil experienced delays in signing up

Surveys & Polls

  • Fixed issue where some users in China could not delete active surveys


  • Fixed issue where some users could not create sub-accounts