Starter email template skeleton layout for designing and building emails

1. Starter template

Starter template

2. Content layout

Content layout

3. Themed email

Themed email
Starter template parts

A modular email template that acts as a prototype for your own email template with focus on essential layouts and components you would need in an email, and minimal styling for you to build on top of when theming your template.

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  • Mobile-responsive ready code
  • 11 unique stackable sections, some with alternative versions
  • 5 standard layout examples
  • Example themed email
  • Added editable tags to test out content layouts in Blocks Edit


  • Header - has 3 variations: Logo with tagline/title, logo by itself, and tagline/title by itself
  • Navigation - individual items can be removed to show less than five
  • Feature image
  • Hero with background image and text
  • Basic text - has 4 variations: left-aligned and centered, and each with a background highlight color
  • Left-aligned image with headline and text
  • Right-aligned image with headline and text
  • Two columns with images and text
  • Three columns with images and text
  • Listing format with image and text
  • Footer with unsubscribe info

The Starter Email Template is an open-source, community-driven project on GitHub. Help maintain it by submitting issues and enhancements, and contributing fixes. And submit your themed templates that you create using the Starter template.
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Layout examples


Basic layout


Marketing layout


Welcome layout


Hero layout


Newsletter layout

Testing your template

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