Edit the general settings of a subscription form

You can edit the general settings of your subscription form in Form Designer. You can customize the general look and feel of your subscription form right after you've selected a template from the Template Library. You can also set up custom fonts, link settings, and default settings for items.

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A. Edit the general settings

You can customize the general look and feel of your subscription form even before you create any layout or add any items.

  1. In the designer’s left pane, click the Settings tab.
  2. In General settings, you can either scroll down to view the available settings or use the Search field to enter the name of the setting you want to edit. You can set the following:
    • Content Width- enter the width or use updownarrow.png to edit the subscription form width. The default width is 1000.
    • Content Border Radius- enter the content border radius or use updownarrow.png to edit the radius from 0 (rectangle) to 2000 (circle).
    • Border Width- enter the width or use updownarrow.png to edit the subscription form border width.
    • Border Color- select the color of the subscription form border. The default color is black.
    • Background Color: select the subscription form background color. 
    • Overlay Color & Transparency: select the overlay color of the subscription form and how transparent you want it to be.
    • Add Background Image- click to browse and use the image picker to upload an image from your computer, or from a variety of applications. The image is added to the design when successfully uploaded. 
    • Background Image Repeat: select the option for background image repeat in the horizontal (x), vertical (y), or both horizontal and vertical axes in the layout.
    • Change Background Image: select a new background image to replace the current one.
    • Remove Background Image: click to delete the subscription form background image.

B. Add a custom font 

You can add a custom font to your subscription form to allow you to use your preferred fonts in your subscription forms. You can select from the available fonts in the editor and add them as your preferred subscription form fonts. 

Note: Not all e-mail clients support custom fonts.

To add a custom font:

    1. In the designer’s left pane, click the Settings tab.
    2. Scroll down and click the Google fonts drop-down menu.
    3. Browse the available fonts and click the font that you want to use. You can also use the search bar to enter the name of the font you want to use.
    4. Select one or more font weights or style options you want for the custom font and click Add.  A notification that the font has been added appears at the bottom of the Settings tab.
    5. After adding the custom font, click any Text item in the editing area to display text toolbar
    6. Click the Fonts drop-down menu and select the custom font you just added.
      Note: You can also change the font weight of your text in the designer.

C. Edit closing options

You can also edit settings to customize how the subscription form closes. You can add either a close icon or a text.

    1. In the Settings tab, scroll down and click the Closing Options drop-down menu.
    2. Select at least one closing option to add to your form. You can select Close Icon, Close Text, or both
    3. If you selected Close Icon, you can set the following:
      • Icon Color- select the color of the close icon. 
      • Icon Position- enter the value or use the up and down arrows to edit the position of the close icon in the subscription form.
    4. If you selected Close Text, enter the text that you want to be displayed to close the form.