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newsletter templates


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Maarten

Community Member, 4 Posts

13 December 2007 at 12:26am

Hi,

I created a newsletter template in /mysite/templates/email/

I created a new newsletter, selected this template, and put some content in the body,

But the sent email does not contain the html from the template.

What do I do wrong?

thx,
Maarten

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Maarten

Community Member, 4 Posts

17 December 2007 at 9:55pm

come on guys, this should be easy...

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dio5

Community Member, 501 Posts

18 December 2007 at 6:35am

First: have you flushed your page?

Secondly: I remember I had some issues too with that.

Some things I noticed:

- your Email directory should be with an uppercase 'E'.
- Try adding it to your themes/yourtheme/templates/Email/ folder too.

There is something weird going on with that (or something wrong with the docu), but it should work with my suggestions, at least it worked for me.

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Maarten

Community Member, 4 Posts

18 December 2007 at 9:04am

you were right, it's the uppercase 'E' that does it.
kinda stupid, but hey!

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ulysses

Community Member, 57 Posts

10 March 2008 at 12:56pm

Maarten - I am new to this. Can you please advise how to setup a newsletter template. I would like to use the same template as is being used for the site from the theme.

Do I just copy the template structure from the themes across into the "mysite" folder. which files do I need if I was to use an existing them template?

An example of how to setup the tempalte and implement it would be much appreciated.

Thanks

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dgw

Community Member, 3 Posts

15 August 2008 at 10:19am

Is there more info on this somewhere? Documentation on:
* where the newsletter templates go
* bare bones example of what is required in the template file.

Sorry if I've missed something obvious,
DW

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Liam

Community Member, 470 Posts

15 August 2008 at 12:02pm

As has been mentioned here, the templates go in /mysite/templates/email

Some info on how to set up in the doc - http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=newslettersytemhelp#email_templates

The basic info would be the first/last name and the message itself though it's really up to you how you extend this.

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Nicolaas

Forum Moderator, 213 Posts

28 October 2008 at 5:26pm

I could not get the template the work.... I had exactly the same setup locally, where the templates were recognised but on the server, the CMS did not find the templates. Very strange! Perhaps it was a case sensitive issue.

I found that if I put the template into
/themes/mytheme/templates/Email/ it does not work
/mysite/templates/Email/ it does work

Cheers

Nicolaas