Styling the [email] tag

I know that you can add styling to the <unsubscribe> tag e.g. <unsubscribe style="color:#cccccc; text-decoration:none;">Unsubscribe</unsubscribe>, but can you do anything similar with the [email]tag?

I have tried wrapping it in a span e.g. <span style="color:#cccccc; text-decoration:none;">[email]</span> but it doesn't seem to work - the email client's default link colour is used.

Many thanks!

BThies BThies, 7 years ago

Try this: 

<a style="color:#cccccc; text-decoration:none;" href="mailto:[email]">[email]</a>

Brian Thies
Professional Email Developer
Thies Publishing
benspencer, 7 years ago

Right, so unlike the <unsubscribe> tag pairing which provides the link code automatically, the [email]tag literally just returns the email address.

Brilliant, thanks for that.

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