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Starter modular email boilerplate

Starter modular email boilerplate

The framework we use for coding custom email templates that are accessible and lightweight, available as open source.

How visual email builders reinforce bad design practices

How visual email builders reinforce bad design practices

They primarily use outdated design practices that cause unintended issues and wasted effort.

Blocks Edit template editor

Blocks Edit template editor

Introducing our visual editor for setting editable properties for your HTML template’s content editing.

Dealing with Outlook

Dealing with Outlook

Email clients have improved email rendering throughout the years. Except for Microsoft Outlook. Here’s how to support it and keep your sanity.

How to: Revision history

How to: Revision history

Undo and save states in Blocks Edit allow you to go back to previous edits of any of your emails.

Modular design technique: components that work together

Modular design technique: components that work together

How DICK’S Sporting Goods designed their components to be reusable and plug into and along side each other.

Organizing your email design process

Organizing your email design process

3 steps towards systemizing your email’s production.

Modular design technique: Layout styles to break up content

Modular design technique: Layout styles to break up content

AAA’s newsletter allows for glanceable reading by using a wide range of content layout options.

How to: Using your design system

How to: Using your design system

How Blocks Edit works with your brand guidelines and design system.

Modular design technique: creative collage layouts

Modular design technique: creative collage layouts

How Funimation uses collage-based visuals to promote their wide range of shows and products.

How to: Image formatting options

How to: Image formatting options

How images get placed and formatted within your content using Blocks Edit

How DICK’S Sporting Goods scaled their email production

How DICK’S Sporting Goods scaled their email production

Using their modular design system in Blocks Edit allowed their team to produce more emails in less time.

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