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Drag & Drop Editor (New) - Part 7: Preview and send test email

After creating your campaign, you might be curious about how it will appear to your recipients once it's received. In this article, we will explain how to send test emails and preview how your email will look on different devices.

Click on Actions in the top navigation and you will find the preview and send test email options:


Preview as customer

Use this preview to make sure your personalization placeholders are populated correctly and conditional display is working as expected.

  • You can preview how your email will look in desktop and mobile devices.
  • To preview a personalized version of your email as a specific recipient, select an email address in the Recipient input field on the right. Personalization and conditional display based on contact attributes will be displayed accordingly.
  • To test personalization based on transactional parameters, add parameter name and value in Dynamic data field.
    • For example, to test {{params.FNAME}} and {{params.LNAME}} which are added in the email, add input in the format {"FNAME": "Joe", "LNAME": "Doe"} where Joe and Doe are the values to be displayed.
    • Click Refresh preview and your personalization placeholders will be populated with the values Joe and Doe.


Preview on email clients

Here you can see how your email will render across different email clients and devices (AOL, Gmail, etc). Click on the thumbnails on the right to view the complete preview.


Send test email

Before sending your campaign, you should always send a test email to ensure that your design, personalizations and links are all working fine. To send a test email:

  1. Search for email addresses that are part of your contacts. You can add more than one email address.
  2. Click Send test.


❗️ Important
If you're on a Free plan, the links in your email will expire after 30 minutes for technical and security reasons. You will see an error message "This link has expired", please send another test email and test the links within 30 minutes.
The links will not expire when you will send the real campaign to your clients.

You can also send a test mail from the campaign confirmation step. Watch the video to know more.

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