September 20, 2023

Electronic mail is an efficient and intimate solution to join together with your viewers. You set thought, effort, coronary heart and soul into the messages you ship to construct connections, share what you’ve made, and in the end earn a dwelling.

The very last thing you wish to be fascinated by whereas writing a message is how the editor works. One in all our core values at AWeber is to take heed to what folks say about us and invite suggestions, so we requested how we might make the modifying expertise sooner and simpler. We received a bunch of nice suggestions and as we speak we’re supplying you with entry to try out the updated email editing toolbar.

Controls are at all times accessible proper the place you want them

We heard that it may very well be robust discovering styling controls like textual content alignment and making bulleted lists as a result of they had been behind the paragraph styling button. Sure, it did make a cleaner writing canvas, however having to click on an additional button to get to types was not simple.

GIF showing styling controls hidden behind paragraph styling button
Present Message Editor

We don’t need something you do within the message editor to be irritating, so we pulled the entire textual content styling controls out right into a styling bar that’s at all times on display when you’re writing and modifying textual content. You don’t have to recollect the place choices are, they’re proper the place you count on them to be.

GIF showing text styling controls in a styling bar
Up to date Message Editor

“I adore it! Now all of the formatting instruments are proper there, and I don’t have to carry a pull right down to get to the middle textual content choice. It’s not in my approach, it’s simply quietly up there being accessible once I want it.”

Melina VanLone, Author


  • Whether or not you’re seeking to replace the font type, add photos, create an image in Canva, or add personalization to talk on to your subscribers – it’s proper there within the bar.
  • The styling controls are modeled after the opposite content material creation instruments you employ in your each day, so shifting between your instruments ought to really feel acquainted and pure.
  • When you choose a piece of textual content, a mini toolbar seems close by with handy formatting choices so you’ll be able to shortly daring, italicize, and hyperlink textual content.

By no means marvel about your present types

We heard requests to make it simpler to maintain your textual content styling constant all through your messages.

New AWeber styling toolbar


  • The textual content styling bar will at all times present you the types (the fonts, font-sizes, colours, paragraph types, and alignment) of no matter textual content you’re engaged on so it’s simple to test your copy for consistency at a look – with out having to dig by way of any menus.

“The brand new expertise is MUCH higher!  Thanks for listening to the suggestions and offering customers with a greater product.”

Sally Zaleski

Edit on any display dimension

You’re not at all times in entrance of your pc when an concept strikes you or – heaven forbid – once you bear in mind a change that you must make in a message scheduled to ship quickly.

GIF of editing tool bar in AWeber on different devices


  • Now you’ll be able to soar into certainly one of your messages or create a brand new one in your desktop, laptop computer, pill, or telephone with out the necessity for downloading any apps.
  • The editor isn’t simply up to date for telephones, it’s been adjusted for a wide range of totally different display sizes so that you get an expertise designed in your gadget.

Extra space to write down

The web is usually a distracting place with all of the information, social posts, memes, and extra memes flying round and we regularly hear about struggles with getting within the zone for targeted writing. With that in thoughts, we’ve taken care to reduce noise and distraction within the editor.

Side by side comparison of current vs updated editor in AWeber


  • Eliminated wasted house, grouped associated gadgets collectively, and removed pointless borders and descriptions.
  • Added delicate animations to make it clear what parts you’ll be able to work together with so every little thing feels extra app-like and pure.

On a mission to make creating emails sooner

These updates come on high of a bunch of current enhancements we’ve made primarily based on the way you’ve informed us you write content material.

It’s a lot simpler so as to add photos proper into your textual content ingredient so it’s simple to construct your message with out having to depart your movement state. You may drop a picture out of your desktop into your message, add a picture out of your gallery, or create a picture in Canva and add it to your message with out leaving AWeber.

You may as well drag and drop any ingredient anyplace in your electronic mail with out having to ensure it’s in the beginning or finish of a textual content ingredient.

One other approach the editor has been up to date to hurry up your course of is by including markdown shortcuts so you’ll be able to type your textual content with out leaving your keyboard. Among the most useful markdown shortcuts are:

* begin a bulleted checklist
#, ##, ### set textual content to a headline of a unique dimension
create a horizontal line
> make a block quote

Most lately we added hyperlink previews as a solution to flip a URL into a completely designed block of content material, a button, or a human readable hyperlink with none guide effort in your half.

GIF showing how to turn a hyperlink into a link preview

Easy methods to check out the brand new editor

Simply click this link and also you’ll be dropped at a brand new message in your AWeber account utilizing the up to date controls.

If for some motive you wish to return to the present editor, you’ll be able to reset the editor.

We expect you’re going to search out the up to date textual content modifying expertise sooner and simpler to make use of. None of those enhancements would’ve been made with out suggestions from folks such as you who use AWeber to attach together with your viewers.

Thanks for the suggestions (hold it coming) and thanks for trusting AWeber with your enterprise. Now get in there and write one thing fantastic.