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Templates that type for you

January 18, 2016

Mixmax is a communications platform that brings professional communication & email into the 21st century.

Imagine if all your emails wrote themselves. Today, we take a step towards that vision. With Mixmax, you can now create templates with smart variables that are automatically replaced when you insert them into a message. For example, imagine never having to type someone's name.

template variables

You can also create custom variables to use as placeholders when you compose a message. After you insert the template, just tab through the placeholders to quickly fill them out.

template variables

All of this makes staying in touch with important contacts lightning fast and with fewer typing errors. As a bonus, you can share templates with your team to drive speed and consistency in your team's external communication.

To create a template with variables, start typing {{ in a template in the Dashboard and the variable picker will appear.

variable menu

Variables will even work inside of links, so you can share custom links like mycompany.com/offer?user={{email}}. Here's a full list of variables that are automatically replaced:

  • {{first name}}
  • {{last name}}
  • {{email}}
  • {{name}}
  • {{sender first name}}
  • {{sender name}}
  • {{subject}}

{{sender first name}} is especially helpful when you're sharing templates in your team.

Pretty slick huh? If you like making people's lives easier --- reach out to us at hello@mixmax.com and follow us @Mixmax.

Written by

 Spencer Brown

Spencer Brown

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