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Sending Custom Email

  • Creating Custom Variables This feature can be very helpful when adding custom text to you store. Custom variables are moveable pieces of plain text or HTML content great for adding to transactional emails, or adding constant copy and designs.
  • Customizing Email Templates The templates used for transactional email are formatted with HTML and CSS, and can be easily edited. In addition, you can customize the template by adding variables and frontend apps.
  • Defining Transactional Variables When running an online store, there is a constant need to send transactional email messages. As a store owner you use them for invoicing, welcoming new accounts, account changes, and even alerts. Magento Go has a set of predefined templates which can be used as the basis for sending a wide variety of transactional email messages.
  • Setting Up the Customer Wishlist You can control the display of the Add to Wishlist link that appears on the category pages and product pages of your Magento Go store. The wishlist allows customers to create a list of products that they can add to their shopping cart to be purchased at a later date, or share with friends.
  • Uploading Your Email Logo The email logo appears at the top of automated email messages that are sent to customers. This article explains how to upload your own logo.
  • Configuring the State/Province Field The State/Province field is a required part of the address in many countries. For countries where the State/Province is not required, the field can be omitted entirely from the address, or included as an optional field.
  • Managing Email Templates Magento Go includes a set of default templates that are designed for a variety of events that take place during the operation of your store. These messages are referred to as "transactional emails" because they are triggered by an event and are sent automatically.
  • Configuring Email Templates After creating a customized version of an email template, remember to update your system configuration so the new template is used.
  • Email Template Reference The following email templates are related to specific events and sent automatically by your store. Some of the messages are sent to the customer, and others are sent to the store administrator.