Let’s say we want to read a data extension and get some data from it. First we use the “LookupRows” function to get some data from the DE. We are going to assign the results to a variable (multiRows). The first parameter of the LookupRows function is the name of the DE you want to … Continue reading ExactTarget AMPscript – data extension stuff
I had a project where the client wanted the email recipient to take a simple survey by clicking on a certain link that answers the survey questions. It’s a way to fake a form in a sense. What is your favorite holiday? (click the appropriate button below) Christmas Thanksgiving Easter Each button is a link … Continue reading AMPscript – Count records in data extension, show percentages
So we have some personalization in an email where we want to greet the recipient using their first name. In the example the first name was a pet name and the email was alerting the recipient that it was time for their pet’s shots, checkup, etc. It’s time for Sparky’s checkup. The works fine, but … Continue reading Adding possessive apostrophe to names – AMPscript
VAR @email, @encodedEmail, @DecodedEmail SET @email = emailaddr SET @encodedEmail = Base64Encode(@email) SET @DecodedEmail = Base64Decode(@encodedEmail) Email: %%= v(@email) =%% Encoded Email: %%= v(@encodedEmail) =%% Decoded Email: %%= v(@DecodedEmail) =%% Thank you for reading!
What ExactTarget calls “Content syndication” is merely external content pulled into the email. It’s like includes PHP or a “Content Scrape” in Silverpop. It’s pretty simple, except when it comes to dynamic content in the link itself, or in the external content.http://help.exacttarget.com/en-US/documentation/exacttarget/content/content_syndication/ Thank you for reading!