Singleline and default links

Hi there,
I'm setting up a template and want a client to be able to have the option of editing some links along the top of the newsletter. I was thinking that I could do this by using <singleline> and nesting within that the link and text content like so:

<singleline><a href="http://www.url.com">Text</a></singleline>

But, whenever you then click to edit in the editor, it includes the <a href=""> bit in the text and still gives the option of adding an additional link as normal. So, is there any other way of setting the default link for a <singleline> section?

Thanks!

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 4 years ago

Hi djwhisky, thank you so much for spotting this - to my knowledge, it's a bug in our editor and I've raised it with our team. Until we get this fixed, I'd recommend either leaving the <a href=""> out of the template, or using <multiline> instead.

Sorry about this, but I'll let you know when it's fixed - thank you for your patience.


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djwhisky, 4 years ago

Hi Ros
Thanks for getting back - can you confirm that what I'm trying to do is the correct way and once fixed at your end, will work?

<multiline> wouldn't work as it's for a couple of single navigational elements that would go crazy if the client had that kind of freedom, and leaving out the <a href=""> not an option either as the client would have to link it up ever time they sent a newsletter - just want to add the functionality so they can override if they want to for some reason!

Thanks

James

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 4 years ago

Hi djwhisky, what you've done is indeed, correct. There isn't another way to set a default link to a <singleline>. That said, we don't have a timeline for the fix, but hopefully we'll be attending to this soon.

I agree, <multiline> is overkill in this instance - fingers crossed we won't be long here :)


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amobbs amobbs, 4 years ago

Hi @roshodgekiss

I have the same problem and was wondering whether there is a timeline associated with this bug yet?

Cheers

Andrew

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 4 years ago

Hi Andrew, we don't have a timeline for setting a default link to a <singleline> at present, I'm sorry to say. I'll give this a nudge internally and keep you updated on this one - sorry about the wait!


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johnpitcairn, 4 years ago

I've just been scuppered by this too. My options appear to be either confuse my client, or omit the link.

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 4 years ago

Hi John, I'm happy to add your vote for this, too. In the interim, I've prepared a little screenshot which you can pass on, showing how to add a link to a <singleline>. Sorry about this!


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