WYSIWYG Visual Editor - (What You See Is What You Get)

CREATED: MAY 11, 2016  |  LAST UPDATED: MAY 11, 2016  |   BOOKMARK  |   COPY URL


The WYSIWYG Visual Editor allows you to see what the email content will look like as you create or edit your content within the editing window.

There are various additional options to create the content using the WYSIWYG Visual Editor. Notable among them are; Insert Field, Insert Form, Link, Source, Unsubscribe and Insert RSS Feed.

WYSIWYG menu definitions:

Insert Field: This allows you to insert dynamic personalised content in your email. Click your cursor where you want the dynamic content to appear in the email. Click Insert Field button from the top menu, select dynamic fields from the drop down menu. The selected field will be displayed along with the [tracmark index]. Click save button.

Insert Form: This allows you to insert a preconfigured Form into your email. Click your cursor where you want the form to appear in the email. Click Insert Form button from the top menu, select any existing form from the drop down menu. Click save button.

Insert Pass: This allows you to insert a preconfigured Pass into your email. Click your cursor where you want the form to appear in the email. Click Insert Form button from the top menu, select any existing form from the drop down menu. Click save button.

Link: This allows you to name a link to more easily track it in your reports as well as visually highlight the link in your content. Select the link in your email content that you want to track. Click on Track Link button in the top menu. A text box will appear with the related URL link. Enter a Tracking name and select highlight if required. Click Apply Changes. Click save button.

Source: Click the Source button in the top menu to switch between the HTML source code and the visual format. You can edit the code here and click save.

Unsubscribe: This allows you to determine what happens when a receiver clicks on the Unsubscribe link. Select the Unsubscribe link in the email then select from the 3 options provided; Unsubscribe = contact will be unsubscribed from the database for all communications, the contact can re-subscribe if they want to. Unsubscribe from list = contact will be unsubscribed only from the contact list selected from the drop down. Add to Blocklist = contact will not receive any communications ever, even if they try to subscribe again. The only way they can be added back into the contact list is if they are physically removed from the Blocklist.

Insert RSS: This allows you to insert your website RSS feed into your email content. Click on the RSS button and a pop up box will appear. Enter the URL for your RSS feed, enter the Category name, select element from drop down menu. Select number of Items you would like to appear, click Insert.

How to build an email using WYSIWYG:

  1. Go to Campaigns tab in the top menu
  2. Click button
  3. Complete the Details tab (this must be done before you can proceed)
  4. Click Content and Design tab
  5. Click the WYSIWYG editor
  6. Edit content using the top menu selections
  7. Once you're done with editing just select Save and Close from the top right.

 You can switch to WYSIWYG from the drag and drop editor and vice versa with ease.