How can I create an email using a Benchmark Email template?
Create an email using a Benchmark template that best fits your needs, or you can upload your HTML code to use your own template. To create an email using one of our templates: Log in to your Benchmark account. On the Dashboard menu, click the Emails tab and select Emails. Click the Create New Email button in the header section. Select Regular Email type and click Next. Choose the Drag
Top 12 features from the Classic Editor & how to do them with our Drag and Drop Editor
First things first, the Classic Editor does not create responsive emails. Period. Our Drag and Drop Editor does. Aside from being responsive, you can accomplish the same things you were able to in the Classic Editor. Following are the top 12 things done in the Classic Editor and how to do them in the Drag and Drop Editor. 1. Adding Blocks Adding blocks in the Drag and Drop Editor is
Can I make a link that jumps to a specific area of my email?
Use anchors to create a link to a section or article in your email. To do this you must first create a anchor, then create a link to that anchor. To create a anchor: Click on Edit icon of the Section you want to place the anchor. Place your cursor at the beginning of the text you wish to anchor Click on the "ADD ANCHOR" Icon from the “Insert additional
If I send a one test email, will it show up just like it would to my subscribers?
If you send a test email from the 'Editor' preview page, the body of the email will appear as it will to your contacts. However, the formatting may differ in some of your contacts' email clients. Also, test emails include a additional item in the the standard footer indicating it is a Test Email. All special links (subscribe, optin, survey, manage subscription) would run in test mode. Every email that
What is an anchor link? Can I use one in Benchmark Email?
An Anchor is a hyperlink in your email, that you click on to send you to another part of the email. Anchors are usually used in long and tall emails and aids in navigating through the email. You can think of it as a boat anchor, you set the anchor somewhere in the email, and then you hop on a boat for the anchor, or in this case, click a
Can I spell check my email in Benchmark Email editor?
To spell check your email Click on Emails tab Click the Edit This Email icon. When you click the Emails link, you will be shown a list of all of the saved emails in your account. To the right of each entry, three icons appear. The first icon is the Edit This Email icon. Click on the Email Builder link from the summary. Click on the Spell Check link at
What about my emails made in the Classic Editor?
Unfortunately emails and templates from the old Classic Editor are incompatible with the new Drag and Drop editor. This is due to many of the functions, features, and code of the new editor, were not available in the old editor. But with the new Drag and Drop editor, all email templates or emails created by you will be mobile friendly, and it's been said that it's easier to use!
How do I view the HTML code?
Not all blocks will allow you to view the HTML code. This is to prevent any mishaps when viewing the email in the inbox, and also on a mobile device. Viewing the HTML code can mostly be done in text blocks or boxes. You will click on the HTML icon in your toolbar and a window will appear with the code for the block.
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How do I edit the spaces between text and blocks?
To edit the text between text and blocks, some of the blocks will have a slider on the left for padding. By increasing or decreasing the padding, you change the distance between the text and the blocks. Many blocks will allow you to change the horizontal padding and the vertical padding individually, and some blocks will only let your change the overall padding, such as image blocks.
How do I change my layout or background colors?
When changing background colors, you can change the background colors for the blocks themselves, the layout sections, or the entire email itself. To change the colors of the entire layout or layout sections, click on the paint bucket button . You can then choose from a set of swatches for preset color schemes. Or, to give you more control, you can individually change the colors of different layout sections below
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