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Images

On this page, you will learn about the different ways to add an Image to your Mail Merge template
Adding visible images to an email is possible with Mail Merge for Gmail. There are 3 possibilities:
After being added to the template, you can still edit the image, see Edit an image.
the image size, orientation, and alignment can be edited, just click on the image to display the image toolbox.

Insert a local image

You can't directly add a local image to your email, because it has to be accessible online! You can use a hosting service, but we provide a convenient (and free) solution: host your images on Google Drive:
Upload a file to Google Drive
  • Set the permissions to "Anyone with the link" / "Viewer".
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    Be careful, if you set "Editor", everyone will able to change your image which is probably not something you wish.
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Upload and set the right level of permissions on your image
Then go to the next chapter : "Insert an image from Google Drive"

Insert an image from Google Drive™

To add a Google Drive-hosted image to your emails, from the editor click on the Google Drive image icon
. This will open a modal, allowing you to choose your Google Drive image.
Select "Insert image from Google Drive" and pick your picture
Before inserting the image in the template, Mail Merge will check permissions on the image. If you have an error message, read the previous chapter to discover how to properly set permissions
If you want to change the Alternative Description or Image size, you can now edit the image directly from the template.

Insert a distant image

To add a remote picture to your emails, from the editor click on the image icon
. This will open a modal, allowing you to insert your picture's "source" URL.
Click the on function "Insert/edit Image"
Optionally, you can add an alternative description and define the size of the image.
Insert your image URL in the source field
If you want to change the Alternative Description or Image size, you can now edit the image directly from the template.

Edit an image

After being added to the template, the image's size, orientation, and alignment can be edited, just click on the image to display the image toolbox.
Just click on the image to open the image edition toolbox