Magento 1.x. How to Edit Store Emails

Here you can find the instructions on how to edit transactional emails (account creation, email newsletter sign-up, order confirmation, etc.) of your Magento store.

Add/edit transactional email

  •  Go to the System > Transactional Emails section.


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  • You can edit the HTML code of the existing emails or add a new one. We are going to add a new email template. In order to do this, click on the Add New Template button.
  • On the next page, select  template for the email from the Template option dropdown.

store-emails-magento-zemezTo change the template text, click on the Load Template button. The text available for editing will appear in the Template Content.


  • Enter the template name in the Template Name field.
  • Specify the subject of an email template in the Template Subject field.
  • Also you are able to preview the email. In order to do this, click on the the Preview Template button.
  • Moreover, you can insert existing variables in the template content. Just press the Insert Variable button. store-emails-magento-zemez
  • After that, click on the Save Template button.

Apply the email template

  • Go to System > Configuration > Customer Configuration > Create New Account Options.
  • After that you need to select the email template you have created or edited in the Default Welcome Email  option dropdown.
  • Click on the Save Config button to save the changes.
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