Dynamic Tags: using dynamic tags in your email

Dynamic tags are a neat way of adding more sophisticated personalization to your email. Suppose you wanted to send one email template to everyone on your list. However, depending on whether that subscriber is a Facebook Fan or a Twitter Follower, they would see different content.  

 

As long as you have a way to differentiate what makes Subscriber A different from Subscriber B in your list data, this type of personalization can be accomplished simply using dynamic tags. Dynamic tags also allow you to quickly add best practices links like unsubscribe, forward to a friend, and view email as webpage. Finally you can also use them to add your own links.


Topics covered in this article:

Adding a dynamic tag to your email template

Test your dynamic tags

Learn more about dynamic tags and personalization

 

 

Adding a dynamic tag to your email template

 

1. Go to Subscribers > Dynamic Tags


 

 

2. Copy the Dynamic tag you would like to use

 

Use your keyboard controls ctrl+C or your browser copy tool to copy the dynamic tag to your clipboard.

 

3. Go to Emails > Email Templates

 

4. Click on the name of the email you want to edit and select View/Edit.

 

 

5. Select Edit in WordFly

 

6. Paste the dynamic tag into any text area.

 

 

7. Save your template

 

 

 

Test your dynamic tags

 

Use Subscriber Preview to test your dynamic tags inside any Campaign. Learn more by reviewing this post.

 

 

 

Learn more about dynamic tags and personalization

 

We've put together support posts about all our personalization features.

 

 

 

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