It may also be called a “triggered” email because they include any email that is triggered by a customer’s interaction with your store (think of a purchase receipt). In this case, these are Shopify’s Notification emails.
You can add the URLs for your social icons in the Company Settings of your dashboard. You can also click the social component in the template builder and and click Edit in the Settings on the right to toggle on/off the icons you want to display.
Yes, you can use the “Replicate” feature after you save a template to include the same design and style elements in all of your templates. You can then continue to edit, save, and export your other templates once you’re happy with them.
Spently specializes in transactional emails and automated follow-up emails, whereas MailChimp specializes in bulk emails such as newsletters. Transactional emails are opened 4-5x more than newsletters. You can use both apps simultaneously.