Bitrix Site Manager

New issue (issue editor)

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Form fields
Control buttons

This form is used to create and edit newsletter issues (in fact, e-mail messages) to be sent to subscribers. Depending on whether you create a new message or edit an existing one, some fields can be visible or not.

With this form, you can do the following:

Context bar

Button Description
List Opens a report form containing information on all issues in the system. 
Add a new issue Creates a new issue.
Copy issue Duplicates the current issue.
Delete this issue Deletes the current issue.

Form fields

"Message" tab

Field Description
Message status information
Modified The date an issue was last modified.

This field is displayed only in the message editing mode.
Sent The date the issue was sent.

This field is displayed only in the message editing mode, if an issue was sent once.
Delivery report Link to the list of addresses to which the message was sent. This field is displayed if the delivery report can be built (i.e. for the Sent, Partially sent, Error statuses).

This field is displayed only in the message editing mode, if an issue was sent once.
Current status Status of an issue. The status can be one of the following:
  • draft;
  • sent;
  • partially sent;
  • error.

This field is displayed only in the message editing mode, if an issue was sent once.
Move to status This field allows to change the message status. For example, to re-send a message, you can change its status from Sent to Draft and, then send it again.

This field is displayed only in the message editing mode, if an issue was sent once.
Message fields
From This field contains the message sender address. By default, the sender address specified in the Newsletter module settings is used. This field is mandatory
To This field is used to specify the message recipient address. By default, the recipient address specified in the Newsletter module settings is used. This field must contain at least one address
Subject The message subject. This field is mandatory
Message body The text of the message.
Text / HTML The format of a message. In the text format, you cannot format text and insert images. The HTML mode allows to use any formatting of a message. At the same time some users might want to receive messages in the text format. In any case, it's up to you to choose the format type.
Use visual editor This option can be used only with the HTML format messages.
If this option is selected, the message can be edited very easily, like in Microsoft Word.
If this options is disabled, and the message was originally created in the HTML format, the HTML code of the message will be displayed.

"Recipients" tab

Field Description
Addresses of recipients
Topics A list of existing newsletter topics. You can select the required topics and send the message only to the subscribers of the selected topics.
Format This field allows to restrict the issue sending only to those subscribers who have chosen their desired format of issues. You can choose from the following:
(any)
Send a message to all subscribers regardless of the requested format.
Text
Sent a message to recipients who have chosen to receive messages in plain text.
HTML
Send a message to recipients who have chosen HTML text as the newsletter format.
User groups In addition to recipients of the selected newsletters, you can send an issue to the site users. Choose the required site user groups from the list by checking the corresponding boxes.
E-mail filter This field is used to specify a condition that will be applied to e-mail addresses. The issue will be actually sent to matching addresses only. For example, if you want to restrict the issue sending to e-mail addresses registered on the bitrixsoft.com server only, set the following filter: %@bitrixsoft.com
Additional e-mails
Additional e-mail addresses to which the message will be sent. In this field, multiple e-mail addresses must be separated with comma or a carriage return.

"Attachments" tab

Field Description
File name... These fields can be used to add files you want to be sent with the message. Click Browse to select and add files.

"Parameters" tab

Field Description
Encoding The encoding in which the message will be sent.
Send directly to each recipient If this option is enabled, each message will be created and delivered individually to each recipient.
If this option is disabled, the same message will be sent to all recipients at once, with their addresses in the Blind copy field (BCC).

It is recommended to send messages personally to guarantee the reliable delivery to all subscribers.
Send the issue automatically at the scheduled time Check this box if you want the issue to be sent on the scheduled date and time automatically
Scheduled time of the issue If you have checked the Send the issue automatically at the scheduled time option, specify here the date and time of the issue sending. By default, this field initially contains the date and time of the issue creation

Control buttons

ButtonDescription
Creating a new message 
Add Saves the message and switches to the list of messages.
Apply Saves the message, but does not close the issue editor.
Cancel Closes the issue editor without save, and switches to the list of messages.
Send Click this button to send the message.
Editing an existing message 
Add Saves the message and goes to displaying the list of messages.
Apply Saves the message. Editing of the message is continued.
Cancel Closes the issue editor without save, and switches to the list of messages.