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Testing a campaign

Of course, you want to check what your newsletter looks like before you sent it out to all your subscribers. With a test campaign, you’ll have the chance to send a preview to yourself or a colleague.

To send a test campaign to yourself, go to the Campaigns area. Create your campaign, type in your subject line and click Next.

Choose your editor and template. After that, create your first email and click Done editing when you’re finished.

Now you’ll get to the Review and confirmation screen (though yours might look a bit different depending on the type of campaign you created). In this overview, you’ll find the Send test email button, which is right by the preview of the specific campaign.

Alternatively, you can also send a test email to yourself whilst you’re still in the drag & drop editor. Just click the Preview and test button at the top of the screen, and from there, you’ll be able to enter your email address and send a test version.

Note: Please remember that the test feature allows you to test the layout of your email and not the deliverability. The test emails are going through our test protocol and will have the word "Test" in the title. Unfortunately, this makes it easier for the email to end up in your spam folder. If you don’t see the email in your inbox, please check your spam folder. A normal campaign shouldn’t have this problem.

You can also send test emails of autoresponders. To do so, click on the title of the specific autoresponder in the automation area.

You’ll also find a test email option in the Stats overview section. The Send test email button works exactly the same as the button in the other campaigns.

To learn more, take a look at this Help article on Everything about test emails.

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