# Getting Started with Emailify

Emailify

# Introduction

Emailify (opens new window) lets you design and export responsive, production ready HTML emails from Figma.

# Features

  • Quickly design emails using dozens of included common components.
  • Add your own re-usable components with the custom component builder.
  • Customise your text, images, styles and auto-layout settings with Figma.
  • Easily specify responsive design overrides (per layer) for mobile.
  • Translate and localize your Figma email designs via Excel file export/import.
  • Dark mode custom color overrides and image swaps (for supported (opens new window) clients)
  • Supports exporting animated GIFs from Figma layers in email designs.
  • Preview your real HTML email at different device sizes directly inside the plugin.
  • Supports Google Fonts (with web safe fallbacks for unsupported (opens new window) clients).
  • No coding required; export responsive, production ready HTML with one-click.
  • Integrations for MailChimp, Klaviyo, Postmark, HubSpot, ActiveCampaign, Braze, Email on Acid, Dotdigital, Iterable, MailJet.
  • Automatically generates a preview page with all of your HTML emails.
  • Optionally export developer friendly MJML source code.
  • Download the exported .zip file to your computer from Figma.

# Installing Emailify

Ensure you're logged into your Figma account, then follow the steps below to install the Emailify Figma plugin.

# Install with your Web Browser

  1. Navigate to the Emailify Figma Plugin (opens new window) page in your web browser
  2. Click the Try it out button in the top right hand side of the page
  3. Select your Figma account from the pop-up window
  4. Figma will create a blank Figma file and pop-up a prompt with the Emailify plugin details
  5. Click on the "More options" (3 dots) icon button, then click Save to install the Emailify plugin.

# Install with the Figma Desktop App

  1. Open the file browser in Figma.
  2. Click the Community page in the sidebar.
  3. Enter Emailify into the search bar at the top of the page.
  4. Click the Plugins tab to filter results to plugins only.
  5. Click the Try it out button in the top right hand side of the page
  6. Select your Figma account from the pop-up window
  7. Figma will create a blank Figma file and pop-up a prompt with the Emailify plugin details
  8. Click on the "More options" (3 dots) icon button, then click Save to install the Emailify plugin.

Watch video tutorial for installing Figma plugins

Follow along with this step by step YouTube video tutorial (opens new window) if you need a visual guide to installing Figma plugins in 2022

Figma Organization Users

Anyone with a Figma account can install plugins; however, users in a Figma Organization may only be able to install approved plugins.

# Running Emailify

Edit Access Required

Anyone with Edit access to a file can run a plugin in that file, anyone who only has View permissions won't be able to run any plugins in that file.

Once you've installed the Emailify Figma plugin, you can switch back into any Figma project file, then follow the steps below.

  1. Right-click anywhere on your Figma project canvas
  2. Hover your mouse over Plugins ▶
  3. Hover your mouse over Installed Plugins ▶
  4. Click on the Emailify plugin

# Quickly re-running the plugin

After you've run the Emailify plugin once in a Figma file, you'll be able to quickly re-launch it by clicking the Emailify icon in the right-hand side Figma column (under the "Plugin" subheading).

# Activating your account

After using the trial version of Emailify 15 times, you'll be asked for your license key to continue using the plugin. Simply enter your key, select your plan and click Activate.

Need a Emailify License?

You can purchase a license key for you or your team by visiting the Emailify (opens new window) product page on the Hypermatic website.

VPN may be required in China

Please note, if you're in China, the license server may be blocked by "The Great Firewall of China". If you're seeing a license error, despite using a valid key, you will likely need to use a VPN (opens new window) to resolve the issue.