If you want to create a template with your own content, you can save time and use the list of ready-made template structures, that are in DirectIQ. Go to Templates -> Create Template and select the second tab Start With Basic Layout. Then you can choose from such structures as Simple, Basic Standart, Basic One Column, Basic Newsletter, etc. If you want to create a template from scratch, use a Blank one.
You can preview the template by clicking on it or on the eye in the bottom left corner of the template.
To edit the template click on Get This Template (and Edit) at the bottom of the preview window or click on the pencil at the bottom of the template. Drag and Drop Editor will open and you can edit your template. For more details read How To Use Drag And Drop Editor.
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