Prepopulated, editable link

I'm trying to add an editable link to my template using <singleline>, however I'd like it to essentially have a 'default' value, i.e. the client can change it if they wish to, but won't necessarily do so.

As an example, it would usually be something like:

<a href="http://www.onlinestore.com" style="color: red; text-decoration: none;"><singleline>Shop Online</singleline></a>

But occasionally, for instance, they would like to be able to change that link to something specific, e.g.

<a href="http://www.onlinestore.com/productname" style="color: red; text-decoration: none;"><singleline>New Product Available</singleline></a>

However, when editing this link via the Campaign Monitor editor, it pulls in the entire codeblock into the text editor field (i.e. including the anchor / html), not just the string between the <singleline> tags.

Is there a way to prevent this, or otherwise achieve what I am trying to do here?

Many thanks.

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 3 years ago

Hi there dmcphee, unfortunately it isn't possible as yet to create a 'default' link for <singleline> (and our other editable areas). For now, you'll have to add a link via the editor, everytime.

It's something that we've had requested from time to time, so we'll certainly keep you posted if we add this in a future update. So sorry for the trouble here!


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dmcphee, 3 years ago

Ah, bummer. That seems quite restrictive all of a sudden now that I've come across it. Thanks for the clarification though!

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 3 years ago

You're welcome and sorry for the extra work - I'll let you know if this changes :)


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AlexK, 3 years ago

I keep getting requests for this exact feature. Is this still not possible? Or by chance has this been added and you have only forgotten to update this thread (fingers crossed)?

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