Update Your Emails Pre-Header Description Text

If you are facing the scenario where your email's preheader text contains image links or illegible wording similar to the below example, then this article will show you how to quickly fix this and update the wording to something that will entice your readers to open the email.pre_header_text.JPG

Here’s how to fix that in your Emails:

1. Click into one of your ContactMonkey Emails

2. Insert an empty content row at the very top of your Email.

3. Drag and drop a Text box into that content row and drop a Text box into that content row.


4. In the new text box, you can type whatever preheader description you would like your readers to see. For example “Here’s February’s Newsletter”.

5. Highlight your recently added text and change the color of the text to white so it is not visible to your readers.


6. Reduce your text size to 8px.

7. Remove all padding from the content row so that your content row becomes super thin (see example below)

insert_text_box.JPG8. Now, using this example, here’s what the readers will see as their pre-header description:


This should help you boost open rates and engagement with your communications as you can now control what readers will see in your emails preheader text.

If you have any further questions or queries, please reach out to your Customer Success Manager.

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