Editing content

To edit content for your email, click on the email you want to edit on the dashboard. You will be taken to the editor in review mode. To make changes to it, click the Edit button at the top.

Formatting options

Blocks Edit works based around template presets to allow you to more closely follow design and brand guidelines. This means that in most cases, the only standard text formatting options you'll see are bold and italics. You will not find text alignment, custom colors, or bullet options by default.


Additional formatting options for elements may be available in the form of variants. If you see number options above an element, you can click the different numbers to see the available variations to the design that the element has.

I can't edit certain content

If there is a particular part of your email that you can't edit, it may be because that area is purposefuly not editable. If you feel like this is a mistake, reach out to the admin or owner of the template to find out the reason for this.


For personalization, you can use your preferred email provider's tolkens/tags/variables (ex: %%FNAME%%). Blocks Edit will not modify this code in any way so it will be readable when exporting your finished email and importing it into your provider to send out.

Adding emoji to content

You can add emoji anywhere within your email's content. This includes the subject line and preview text. Here's how:

This will bring up an emoji picker to choose your emoji. An emoji will output where you have your text cursor set.

If none of the above work for you, you can refer to an emoji library site like this one.

How spell check works

Spell check throughout Blocks Edit gets enabled when you have a specific text area selected. If there is a word that is misspelled, you will see red dots under that word.

Template settings

Mobile preview

On the right sidebar, click the mobile icon (). The view area will change to a narrower window. If your template is built for mobile, the email will adjust to how it will look on mobile.

Dark mode testing

If your template was built with dark mode options, you will be shown an option to switch your template to dark mode.

Some email clients force dark mode settings that are not accounted for in the preview. For best results, be sure to test your template across email clients.


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