linking to other campaigns

This may seem odd but I have a camp that wants to send it's emails with Dear, First name.

That's fine

When they want to have the recipient "LIKE" they want it to link to a Generic version of the same email.

So I created a new template exactly the same as the NAME version Took the name and fall back out. I sent that as a campaign to myself and the client only.
http://campqwanoes.createsend2.com/t/ViewEmail/r/102DBA2A5447F046/7DDA1B41F631B51E20B193FBA00ED1DB

I used that url in the meta data for the Open Graph Tags

I used the url from "view in browser" see above
Then went to the NAME version added a like but but instead of liking this newsletter I set the url to the url (http://campqwanoes.createsend2.com/t/ViewEmail/r/102DBA2A5447F046/7DDA1B41F631B51E20B193FBA00ED1DB)
I used in the generic campaign (which I sent only to the client and myself)

However in Facebook it is linking to this.
http://campqwanoes.cmail1.com/t/ViewEmail/r/AD17819C7E1417FC

The goal is to have the link in Facebook to the generic version online however it continues to go to an email WITH A FALLBACK... Dear [Camper]

Signed....
Sorry very frustrated

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 5 years ago

Hi thinkhousedesign, welcome to the forums! I can see a few things are happening here. To cut a long story short, the <og:url> tag in the generic campaign is actually pointing to the personalized version. This is likely to cause issues. What you are best off doing is:

- removing the <og:url> tag from the generic version of the email. Instead, just add a 'Like button' to this version using <fblike></fblike>.
- Once you send the generic version, get the share link
- Add this share link to the <fblike> tags on the personalized version like so: <fblike likeurl="http://yoursharelink.com/../."></fblike>

Note that the http://campqwanoes.createsend2.com/t/ViewEmail/r/102DBA2A5447F046/7DDA1B41F631B51E20B193FBA00ED1DB URL you provided is only accessible when you are logged into your account. To share a campaign with everyone, use the campaign's share link instead.

Thanks, thinkhousedesign - I hope that sorts things out for you. Note that Facebook caches campaign content - see this thread for details. Let us know how you go :)


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