Introducing responsive Layout Starters!
As you may know, our Layouts are separate from email content. This keeps a clean separation between code, structure, and your message. But this separation impacts how you build and customize the look of your emails. This was especially the case due to differences in coding for the web vs. emails. Though we want to revisit our editor in the long term, we wanted to change up our Layouts to help you get up and running sooner.
What’s changed?If you’re new to Customer.io and you head to the Email Layouts area, this is what you’ll see: If you’ve already got layouts, you’ll see them as before. But when you click to create a new one… We now offer several different (responsive!) Layout Starters, each centered around a particular email type:
- Call to Action
Responsive and customizable out of the boxWe used a framework called Foundation for Emails as the backbone. As a result, it’s easy for you to build on them within the Composer. You will need to wield a bit of code, but Foundation makes sure that your emails appear the same across clients. We’ve also inserted code comments such as:
To help you find the code you need to customize for each starter, to make it your own. By copying and pasting simple pieces of code, you can change your fonts, add columns, buttons, and easily update basic elements while being confident that your email will appear consistently.
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