conditionals (if/else statements) in emails / verification email ?

I have a task to use different salutation depending on custom field value (gender in this case), so I need this in my verification email (one sending just after filling in registration form), and my regular emails/newsletters:

[if gender = "He" then "Boom!" else "Bang!"]

It looks like I'm missing something or there is two years passed after the first requirement of conditionals (if/else statements) ?


Mathew Mathew, 7 years ago

It isn't possible in Campaign Monitor to do these kinds of conditional includes I'm afraid. We've had a couple of requests for it, but far more requests for other features, and of course we are always prioritising with those and our own plans.

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fyredefyre fyredefyre, 7 years ago

You could always try adding extra fields within your database to populate this info. While it's not an 'else/if' option it does enable to reflect the right text as desired in the short term. - Everything Email.
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andywhite, 7 years ago

Two years already since couple of requests, and no progress!? Blah! Monkeys are somehow faster :p

Task is language specific: salutations in european languages depend on gender. Anyone with ideas on how to accomplish it with custom fields?

Thank you!

geofflee, 7 years ago

Please add my vote to this. Conditional statements would be a huge boon for the personalized content that I need to do.

goodseed, 6 years ago

I've seen a number of folks requesting this if/else functionality across the site, yet it seems like the response is that only a couple have requested it. Well, add my vote to the list. This would help tremendously.

For me, I'd like to be able to give each of my subscribers a link to the online store that serves their country. I'm doing this in a roundabout way now (adding a new field that I edit in my subscribers CSV file with the URL matching each country), but would love for it to be integrated.

Mathew Mathew, 6 years ago


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geeves, 6 years ago

+1 vote for me too for this. It would be really handy to do this conditionally rather than, for example in the current project I am working on, enter long strings in custom fields for each record.

Ara Garabedian
Multimedia Designer/Developer
alex.sawallich, 6 years ago

Our company would be glad, if you would implement this "if/else"-feature. We've got the same problem concerning a gender-related salutation.

That means: +1 vote for this feature.

Thank you.

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