Adding a Custom Header Image to Notification Emails

Do you want to send notification emails with a custom header image? This can be a great way to add personality and style to your emails.

This tutorial will show you all the steps to add a custom header to your notification emails in WPForms.

Selecting the HTML Email Template

First, we’ll make sure we are using the correct email template in our WPForms settings. To get started, go to WPForms ยป Settings and select the Email tab.

Email tab WPForms settings

Next, scroll down to the Template section. Here you’ll see various template choices: Classic, Compact, Modern, Elegant, Tech, and Plain Text.

To use a custom header image in the notification emails, choose any of the templates except Plain Text.

Email template options

Selecting a Custom Header Image

Next, we’ll add a header image to our email template. To do this, scroll down to the Header Image section and click on the Upload Image button.

Upload image button

An overlay will appear where you can upload a new file, or select an existing file from the WordPress Media Library.

Note: For the best support on all devices, the recommended image size is 300×100 pixels.

WordPress media library upload

Once you’ve uploaded a new image, or selected an existing image, click on the Use Image button.

Use image button

After selecting an image, you’ll see a dropdown where you can update the size of the image. Available size options include Small, Medium, and Large.

Selecting Image Size from Dropdown

The email template has other customization settings, such as setting a color scheme. To learn more, be sure to check our tutorial on customizing form notification emails.

Now, to save your settings, click the Save Settings button located at the bottom of the page.

Save settings button

To test this template, send a notification email to yourself by submitting a form entry.

Here’s an example of what the email notification might look like with our custom header:

Email notification example with custom header image

That’s it! You can now add a custom header image to your WPForms email template.

Next, do you want to send notification emails based on the user’s form selections? Be sure to check out our tutorial on how to set up conditional form notifications!