Create Multi Level Bullets in Campaigns

Hello- Is there a way to have sub-bulleted lists without having to restart a list?


i.e. I would like to use a numbers list but then have sub-bullets that are either little letters (a, b, c, etc) or plain bullets and then be able to go back to the main list. Right now the list starts over when I add a sub-bullet. 


Also the ability to have line breaks between a numbered list would be ideal as evidenced below. This doesn't work in the email template.


  1.  example
    • dtlk
  2. djlaksd 

Constant Contact Partner

How do I change the bullets to checkboxes?


Any update to readding the feature of sub-bullets? 


I am trying to lay out a list like this, and it seems to be impossible. (Ironic that I can do it in this comment section but not in your actual product!)


1. item

  • subbullet

2. item

3. item


Worth noting that this is all in one text block. When I put a break in the numbered list to create a bullet, #2 in the list restarts the numbering at 1. If I indent the subbullet from the numbered list manually, it is numbered as #2 and my #2 turns into #3. If I remove the numbering formatting and just put numbers in manually, CC creates an automatically numbered list for me, which then restarts my numbering again.


This is ridiculous. There is no reason for a subbullet in a numbered list to be part of the numbering at the parent level. And if your automatic lists are so inflexible that they can't accommodate a basic outline format, then allow users to just number lists manually without forcing them into numbered lists! I work for a government body and we are trying to disseminate agendas for public meetings. We can't just go around altering the structure of the agenda for some of our communications because our email client can't accommodate the incredible simple formatting we are using.


Directing users to taking a screenshot and insert it flies in the face of accessibility practices. The alt text interface has even less formatting flexibility, so you are suggesting that users treat visually-impaired audience members as second-class citizens. This is a wholly inadequate response.


Any progress on this feature?  It's been in discussion for a few years now...

When you add the Bullets it will automatically get aligned and Constant Contact does not have a option to edit the spaces. This is how it looks. The space left of the bullet is too wide and it looks weird in the Newsletter, not professional. There should be an opCapture.JPGtion to make the space less wide.  


Still hoping for a more robust way to have this feature directly within Constant Contact... please.  doesn't seem like it should be difficult to do as it's out there in so many forms already. I'd be happy with 2 levels.

Marketing Legend

Here we are, about 3 years after this particular discussion started, and we still have no update after the original less-than-useful workaround was offered. Neither in this thread or the others mentioned by Frankie earlier on. Can we get any info on what the status of this discussion is in your development team?

Campaign Expert

Also very interested in sub-bullet formating. Right now it's very limiting.

Campaign Collaborator

Is there any update to this? Sub-numbering/bullets should be available.


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