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No more tables for email

No more tables for email

An approach to eliminating the need for using tables for design structure.

Modular design technique: the 3 phases of template design

Modular design technique: the 3 phases of template design

The design phases towards turning your email design into a design system: structure, branding, modules.

Modular design technique: using standard layouts

Modular design technique: using standard layouts

What do these emails have in common? They all use the same essential layout, each with completely different branded designs.

Blocks Edit 5th anniversary

Blocks Edit 5th anniversary

How we got to the current version and how we're looking forward.

Making your emails shareable

Making your emails shareable

Adding share links and utilizing meta info.

Blocks Edit update: Iterable integration

Blocks Edit update: Iterable integration

Use Blocks Edit with your Iterable cross-channel marketing platform.

How to: template updates workflow

How to: template updates workflow

Maintaining updates to your template while working on emails.

Sending branded emails with your email client

Sending branded emails with your email client

For sending out designed emails the same way you would send individual emails with your email client.

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They primarily use outdated design practices that cause unintended issues and wasted effort.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

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