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Email Template Configuration

The configuration for transactional email templates is designed to support multiple devices. The email logo that is uploaded is designed to render well on high-resolution displays. The configuration specifies the header and footer templates that are used for all transactional email messages sent within the scope of the configuration. To support the requirements of many email clients, a variable has …

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Update the System Configuration

After creating a customized version of a template, remember to update your system configuration so the correct template is used for each message. You can access the template configuration from the System Configuration menu, or by clicking the link at the top of the template when open in edit mode. Method 1: Link to Configuration This method is convenient to …

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Email Body

The process of customizing the main body of each message is the same as the customizing the header or footer. The only difference is that there are many templates, listed in alphabetical order. You can use the templates as they are, or customize the most important messages first, such as messages related to customer accounts, and customer activities. For a …

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Email Footer

The footer contains the closing and signature line of the email message. You can change the closing to fit your style, and add additional information, such as the company name and address below your name. To make more extensive changes requires a working knowledge of both HTML and CSS. On the server, you will find the footer template in the …

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Email Header

The default header includes your email logo that is linked to your store. You can easily insert variables to add store contact information to the header. To make more extensive changes requires a working knowledge of both HTML and CSS. On the server, the header template is located at: [Magento install dir]/app/locale/en_US/template/email/html/header. Process Overview: Step 1: Load the Template Step …

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Creating Custom Templates

Magento includes a default email template for the body section of each message that is sent by the system. Each template with the body content is combined with the header and footer templates to create the complete message. The content is formatted with HTML and CSS, and can be easily edited, and customized by adding variables and widgets. The default …

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Step 3: Update Your Configuration

Step 3: Update Your Configuration Before the template can be used, the configuration must be updated with the name of the new template. Refer to the path that you recorded in Step 1 when updating your configuration with the name of the new template. To learn more, see: Configuring Email Templates. 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. …

Step 2: Customize the Content

1. In the Template Information section, do the following: a. Enter a Template Name for the new email template. b. In the Template Subject field, type the text to appear in the Subject header of the message. c. Complete the Template Content as needed. 2. (Optional) To insert a variable, do the following: a. Position the cursor in the text …

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Updating Default Templates

Email templates are formatted with HTML and CSS, and can be easily edited. In addition, you can further customize the template by adding variables and widgets. Many of the default email templates contain placeholder information that must be changed before any transactional email messages are sent to customers. When the template is ready to be used, make sure to update …