ExpressionEngine® 3 User Guide

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Email Templates

Control Panel Location: Developer Tools ‣ Template Manager ‣ Email

This section of the Control Panel is for the various “notification” emails that are sent by the system. For example, when someone registers at your site, account activation instructions are emailed to them. The formatting of the email is controlled in one of the Message Pages.

Permission Restrictions

  • Access settings: Design & Content
  • Template Management Allowed actions: Manage Template Settings
  • Template Management Allowed actions: Create New Templates
  • Template Management Allowed actions: Edit Templates
  • Template Management Allowed actions: Delete Templates
  • Template Management Allowed template groups



This will take you to Template Settings.

Export All

All templates, with their template groups, will be zipped and downloaded.

Search Templates

Searches template contents for the phrase.


The icons in the manage column perform actions on the template in its row.


This will take you to the template’s edit form.