How to use interchangeable blocks of text within email templates

Within the BDP rule builder, it is possible to have interchangeable blocks of text which appear under different conditions. This may be useful if, for example, you want to email the seller of a property to inform them that EITHER a formal OR an informal note of interest (NOI) has been placed on their property. […]

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Complete property Placeholder list

When using BDP Command to send emails you can include almost any data contained in BDP in the email template. The same is true for Word document templates. Developers will also want to make use of this data which is all available via the API. There are additional items available, however because they are not […]

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An introduction to email templates

BDP email templates contain “placeholders” where you want the application to insert information for you. Such information can include names, date & time, addresses, contact information, etc. BDP has it’s own syntax for inserting this information which is usually in the format of section.specific_field, ALWAYS wrapped in double curly brackets {{ }}. BDP also allows […]

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Email date placeholder formats

BDP uses the standard PHP Date function to create dates, which enables you to format the date in the way that you choose. For example, an email template contains the following date placeholder: {{ bdDate (action.actionDate,”l, jS F Y”) 1 }} at {{ bdDate (action.actionDate,”H:i”) 1 }} This will display, for example, “Sunday, 5th August […]

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Email templates – Examples

We have a number of example templates to help you get started. Please download the ones you want, modify as you see fit and use the file upload function in the BDP templates widget, or upload to a server of your choice. N.B. If you prefer to host the templates yourself, so long as you […]

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BDP Rules

BDP has a powerful Rules Engine which allows you to automate documents and emails. You can select any system event and tell BDP to: Create a Word document or PDF based on a template of your making Send an email based on any template you add to your account. We have a large selection of […]

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‘Property Match’ email template placeholders

BDP “Property Match” emails placeholders have direct access to the property elements, therefore the syntax for these placeholders is slightly different. Available placeholders are listed below. Place holders are inserted in the form:

 Price: priceTypeLabel outputAskingPrice letFrequency Address: dispAddress formatAddress houseNo streetName addrL2 addrL3 town postcode Images: thumbPath thumbData.w thumbData.h primaryImage showImageCarousel Rooms: bedRooms […]

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SMS

BDP can send automated SMS messages via the rules engine, however you need to ask us to first activate SMS in your account. Let’s now look at how to add an SMS message rule. In the Configuration menu in BDP, go to the Business Rules widget and click to add a new rule. In this […]

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Email templates – adding Applicant and Vendor placeholders

Applicant placeholders. The Applicant details can be retrieved by prefixing available fields with aContact. For example

will insert the group salutation of the contact. The contact group can be drilled-down into. For example:

will retrieve the email address of the primary contact. Available fields for retrieval are: salutation Contents of the Salutation box if […]

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Creating a new template-based document

Once you have created a set of templates and fee parts if required, creating a new document based on any of your templates is very straightforward. In the Property Detail screen, open the Document Store widget by clicking on the heading if it’s not open already. Adding a document based on an existing template Click […]

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