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Creating an email with interactive hyperlinks

Posted on 2006-11-21
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I would like to create an email with hyperlinks that are dependant on values that the recipient enters.  For instance, my email recipient would type "boomerang" in a special field of the email, and then click a link, and be taken to www.mydomain.com/search=boomerang.

Any ideas?
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Question by:dkawins1
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by:YoungBonzi
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Hello, what program are you using to send the emails?
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by:dkawins1
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I am using "Email Marketing Director".
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by:YoungBonzi
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I'm looking at the manual (http://www.arialsoftware.com/manuals/email_marketing_director.pdf) and I don't think you can do any kind of scripting with this program. If you have MS Office, I'm sure it can be done with VBA code.
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Messiadbunny earned 440 total points
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A basic form should work in your standard HTML formatted email.  So, something along the lines of:

<HTML>
<BODY>

<FORM name="search" action="www.yoursite.com/search.php" method="get">
<INPUT NAME="search" TYPE=Text>
<input type="submit" value="Submit">
</FORM>

</BODY>
</HTML>

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by:dkawins1
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Messiadbunny, that was perfect.  Thanks for the help!!
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