Help with "webversion"

Hi,

I added the webversion construct to an HTML email, like this:

<webversion style="font-family: tahoma,verdana,arial; font-size:11px; color:#999999;">Click here if you are having trouble reading this email.</webversion>

It adds the link to the target HTML version fine, but the text and link also appear on the page the users sees when he/she clicks that link. In that case, it becomes a self-referencing link. Am I doing something wrong?

Thanks in advance,
Becky

Mathew Mathew, 8 years ago

Hi Becky,

No, the web version is exactly the same as the email except for custom fields, so the link stays there as part of the original email.


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braymond64, 8 years ago

So there's no way to have it appear in the email but not in the static HTML file?

R00tU53r, 8 years ago

Actually there is a way, by defining the web link inside a custom field and having the fallback set to '' (nothing)

braymond64, 8 years ago

Thanks for the information. I'm a newbie, and I'm not sure how to accomplish that. Can you provide any details?

If this is the only way to omit the self-referencing link in the static file, it would be great if steps for this method were added to the standard description (http://app.campaignmonitor.com/help/topic.aspx?t=78).

Stig Stig, 8 years ago

Another option is obviously to do the webversion manually. Do whatever changes you want for the webversion, upload it to your server and link to it. A little more work, but it does what you want :)

Other than that:
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