I have Google Analytics enabled in the account and there is one link that get broken when the analytics code is appended to it. After talking to ET/SFMC Support they suggest concatenating the link. However, I have a style applied to it and the double quotes do not work. I tried escaping the characters or replacing the double quotes with single quotes and it still doesn't work. Do you have any suggestions?


%%=V(CONCAT("< a href=",@Confirmation_URL," style=\'color: rgb(57, 181, 73); text-decoration: none;\' target=\'_blank\'>",@Confirmation_URL,"</a>"))=%%

First, you don't need the v() function. No need to escape the single quotes, you're just missing a single quote after the href:

%%=concat("<a href='", @Confirmation_URL, " style='color: rgb(57, 181, 73); text-decoration: none;' target='_blank'>",@Confirmation_URL,"</a>")=%%
  • Is there a way to escape double quotes? – gcardona Aug 21 '15 at 18:00
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    Yes. It's described in the Constants section on the AMPScript Syntax Guide page. – Adam Spriggs Aug 21 '15 at 18:05
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    another option is to pass the ascii value for doublequotes into the char() function. Example: %%=concat("<a href=",char(34),@confirmation_URL,char(34),">",@Confirmation_URL,"</a>")=%% – David Devoy Aug 28 '15 at 14:57

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