[intro]In this Guide, you’ll learn how to add, customise and populate the Newsletter section on your EKM online shop. 


[caution]Before you begin, you need to have installed and set up the Email Marketing feature, as this is what is referenced within this section. [/caution]

1. Ensure you have the Sections tab highlighted, scroll to the bottom of the Sections and click Add Section:

2. From the list, click Newsletter:

3. Now this section has been added to your EKM online shop, click the Edit symbol:


4. Click to open Settings:

5. Use the drop-down menu to select which kind of Layout you’d like to use on your EKM online shop:

Design One

Design Two

6. When you have selected your Layout, you can then amend the Newsletter Title and Newsletter Content text by amending the fields provided:

7. Scroll a little further down, and you can edit the Placeholder text, the Newsletter Success Message (visible when a visitor has signed up) and the Newsletter Submit Text: 

8. If you selected to use the Design Two Layout that includes an image, you can upload your image by clicking Select Image:

[remember]The image used in this area needs to be 640 pixels wide by 388 pixels high. If you want to use a stock image for this area, there are some fantastic ones on Unsplash and Pixabay.  [/remember]

9. In the window that appears, click Upload Image:

10. In the next window, click Select File:

11. Locate the image on your computer and click Open:

12. You’ll then see a preview of your image in the window. Click Upload File:

13. When the image has been uploaded to your EKM online shop, click the name of the file:

14. You’ll then see the image has been applied to the Newsletter section:


15. Click the down arrow:

16. Here you can select the colours that are used within the Newsletter section. Each one uses a standard Colour Picker window. To edit the colour, click the box:

17. You can drag the circle in the larger window to select your shade, use the slider below that to select the colour, click one of the primary colours below to use one of those, or if you have a hex code for a specific colour, paste it into the field and press Enter on your keyboard:

18. When you have finished editing your colours, click the green Save button on the bottom left-hand side to save all of your changes to the Newsletter section:



[contact] If you need our help with your EKM online shop, contact your Ecommerce Expert or the Customer Support Team, who will be able to point you in the right direction. We're open from 8am-6pm weekdays and 9am-5.30pm weekends. If you'd like to suggest a feature or an upgrade on any of the EKM platforms, please let us know on the EKM Suggestions Board. If you have a non-account specific question to ask the EKM Team, join us in EKM Community. If you need some inspiration for your EKM online shop, listen to our podcast on iTunes and Spotify.[/contact]