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Add New Blocks

AUDIENCE: Administrators, Marketing Users
OBJECTIVES: 

  • Learn how to add sections to your message
  • Learn how to add additional blocks
  • Learn how to remove additional block
When you create a new message in Act-On, you will be taken to the message composer. Under the Design tab you will have a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor on left and your design tools on the right.

Your new message will default with 6 standard blocks, however you can add or delete additional blocks with ease using the drag-and-drop message composer.

Using sections, you are able to quickly design unique message layouts and have more control over the placement of your content. To add sections to your message:

  • From the Design tab, click the Content drop-down and you will have 3 section options.
  • Choose the section you would like to add and click and drag the section into the message composer. Repeat as necessary.
  • Once in place you can hover of the section to either delete, move, or edit the sections properties.

To add additional blocks to your email:

  • Navigate to the Design tab located in the message composer. You will have different 12 blocks you can utilize to design your message.
    • Greeting
    • Rich Text
    • Signature
    • Media File Download - Formally titled Attachment
    • Form Link
    • Time & Place
    • Multiple Choice
    • Image - Formerly titled Pictures
    • Business Card - Formerly titled vCard
    • Spacer
    • Dynamic Content
    • Custom Content
  • Hover over the block you would like to add to your message.
  • Click and Hold the block using your mouse cursor and drag the block into your message, a new container will appearRelease your mouse to drop the block when it is in the appropriate place in your message.
  • You will then be able to edit the newly added block.

Removing unwanted blocks is as easy as adding new blocks.

  • Hover over the block you wish to delete.
  • Click the Delete icon.
  • A confirmation box will appear, click Yes.

 

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