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Manage Templates

Template management in the 360 Client Hub.
For Official WhatsApp numbers, if you want to contact customers who did not interact with you for over 24 hours, you must use approved templates to send a message.
You can access your 360 Dialog Hub for managing the templates.

Template management

Navigate to Settings > Template Manager > 360 Dialog Hub.
You will be directed to 360 Dialog Hub, click on the Manage Templates button.
You can get an overview of all templates under your Official WhatsApp number.
  • Delete a template
  • Duplicate Template. Create and submit a similar template.
  • Add different language to a template.

Create a template

To create a template message, click on the
button on the top right.
You will need to include the following information:
Template Name: Can contain lowercase alphanumeric characters only and underscores ( _ )
Template Category: Marketing / Transactional / One-time Password
Recommend to use Marketing or Transactional
Template Category
Send promotional offers, product announcements, and more to increase awareness and engagement.
Send account updates, order updates, alerts, and more to share important information.
One-time Password
Send codes that allow your customers to securely access their accounts.
Template Language: The template written language
Template Type: Standard (text only) or Media Template

Standard (text only) Template

Standard templates only have a BODY section.
To add a variable to indicate where you plan to use dynamic content, insert {{#}} at the given position, where # represents the variable index, which needs to start at {{1}}.
For example, to send “Hello Angel! We have launched the latest event Super Night. Since you are our VIP client, would you like to register?”.
The template would be: "Hello {{1}}! We have launched the latest event {{2}}. Since you are our VIP client, would you like to register?"
Once the template is approved, you can insert any content for {{1}} and {{2}}.

Media Template

Media Templates have more building blocks and features.It consists of the following building blocks:
Optional to include.It is the title or header of your template.
  • Text
  • Image
  • Document
  • Video
Compulsory to include. Content of your template. Only text is supported.
Optional to include.Supports text only.
To provide less relevant information in your template message.
Optional to include.Adds interactivity to your templates.There are two button types.
Quick Reply Button
  • Getting quick answers from your recipient
  • Maximum 3 Quick Reply Buttons per template
Call to Action Button
  • Include a Website link or call to a phone number
  • Maximum ONE URL and phone number per template
Click on the
button when your template is ready for WhatsApp review.

Template status

Template messages must be submitted to WhatsApp for review and approval before being available to use.
The status of this review can be reflected by the color of the template's language.
The grey button refers to template was created. It will change to a light grey button when submitted.
The yellow button refers to in Pending status. WhatsApp is reviewing the template request. You can come back later to check if the status has changed.
The green button refers to in Approved status.
The template has been approved by Facebook and may send template messages.
The red button refers to in Rejected status.
Please review the Template Messaging guidelines for help with template message approval.

Using a template

If you and the customer had no conversation in the last 24 hours, you are required to send an approved WhatsApp template message.
When clicking on the "Select Template" button, you can select from "All Templates" and send it immediately.