Questions tagged [content-builder]

Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Content Builder. This tag encompasses the Content Builder application and the Content Management System (CMS) platform and API powering it up. Is can also refer to sections of a channel specific application (e.g. Email Studio) that enables content management through Content Builder components.

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Update the image in folder using REST API

Im using a rest api to upload images or text in marketing cloud content builder, i have created a folder inside the content builder(folder name: Content Area) and i want to push the data inside this ...
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TreatAsContent, Tracking, and Errors in Templates - an AMPscript riddle

Building templates for a client in CONTENT BUILDER and we're using AMPscript at the top so a non-HTML user can insert the content they want to populate in the email. Everything works great, until the ...
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Handlebars in Content Builder

Can I use handlebars in Content Builder to pull personalization data from multiple data extensions? Example: {{Contacts.Attributes.DataExtension.Field}} Or does this only work on the backend working ...
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Deep link to particular email in content builder

Is it possible to get/generate a link to a specific email in content builder, so that it can be sent to a co-worker/saved in a project management tool etc. Content builder seems to be at: https://...
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Is there any documentation for www.exacttargetapis.com/messaging/v1 REST API

I'm trying to send Content Builder emails via the REST API and the best option looks like the 'www.exacttargetapis.com/messaging/v1' endpoint. But there is little documentation on the API web site for ...
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Edit the header tag in SFMC Content Builder template

I am trying to edit the tag in a template I've built in content builder but it's all locked down. I need to add a tracking tax for a software we use in the header and also I wanted to call in a font ...
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Image absolute path in Content Builder

Do you know if there are any chance to define the image absolute path before uploading an image into Content Builder?
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AMPScript Editor

I am brand new to Marketing Cloud and AMPScript in general, but I come from a .NET Razor/MVC background and am used to working in an editor like Visual Studio or Sublime. Has anyone had any success ...
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Why does HTML not appear as an Email creation option in Marketing Cloud?

I am trying to create an email using HTML paste, I know this option is available as I've used it before however this particular MID doesn't have the option available. Is this something that needs to ...
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Content Blocks Disappearing from email

Our users are experiencing issues when adding content to email. Content appears as expected, but after navigating away from email (i.e., back to content builder main page or to preview & test) ...
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can we encrypt %%emailaddr%% while passing to a page?

we pass %%emailaddr%% to a webpage as query string value. Can we encrypt the email on email send and webpage can decrypt it so email is never exposed? NOTE: In this case webpage is a 3rd party site ...
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Can my Custom Block output SSJS in into a block in Content Builder?

I'm creating a custom content block by extending content builder as described here: https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.mc-app-development.meta/mc-app-development/content-sdk.htm I'm ...
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How do I set up trackable links in Triggered Email to track ClickEvents?

I am having difficulty figuring out how to add a link to an email created in Content Builder and sent using a Triggered Send that will create a ClickEvent in Marketing Cloud when a link or button on ...
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Retrieving folders and subfolders of an ExactTarget Content Builder with SOAP

Is there any way to get the Content Builder folder and subfolder structure? And also want fetch asset from these folders.
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where is microsite content in new content builder?

where is microsite content in new content builder? I see microsites in the classic content but not in new content builder. The only thing I see is microsite definition under interaction but not in ...
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Open tracking showing as merge field when testing

One of our team is seeing the open tracking code we have in our content as a merge field when testing. It doesn't appear when the same email is sent to me. They've tried testing on desktop and mobile, ...
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How do I write specific media queries for templated emails in content builder?

We are starting to build our emails with templates in Content Builder. However, we declare a lot of classes specific to emails to make them responsive. Is there a way to declare media queries where we ...
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Why are all AMPScript links broken when “Track all links in this email” is selected?

I'm using variables to help me pre-populate email builds. When I send myself test emails with 'track all links in this email' turned on, the links no longer work. The page keeps trying to redirect. ...
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How to know if email is sent from Content Builder. API call

I have many business units and I'd like to know via API if the BU is sending emails using Content builder or classic content. I know classic content uses SOAP API and Content builder REST API, but I ...
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How to include a link of the Custom report in email in exact target

I am new to marketing cloud. I have a scenario that i want to include Link in the Email on clicking of the link i want to see the number of emails sent in the last 7 days and the % that are opening, ...
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Adding Content Blocks to an HTML Paste email

We currently build our emails in a different editor outside SFMC and then create them via HTML Paste. We now need to add a dynamic content block for the hero image going forward. I attempted to add ...
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Is there a way to prevent Content Builder from altering HTML pasted into an HTML block?

We are attempting to migrate some content blocks from Classic Content to Content Builder in anticipation of Classic Content going away. This content is basically table rows that get dynamically pulled ...
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How can I create a custom 'Block' in Marketing Cloud Content builder for emails

I'm looking at the available 'blocks' in the content creator for emails, and discovering they are a little (very) limited. In other tools of this nature I would be able to create my own block (or ...
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How to retrieve a content builder asset by it's legacyId with REST API call?

When I fetch all assets, in assets response JSON there is a JSON object name lagecyData: "legacyData": { "legacyId": XXXXX, "legacyKey": "XXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXX", "legacyType": ...
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exact date for 'classic email' going away

I've heard new 'content builder' will officially replace 'classic email' in SFMC - does anyone have the exact date of that happening?
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How do I create a customized Content Block

While editing/creating an email within "Email Studio"/"contentbuilder" you currently have the choice of embedding the following blocks by drag/drop: Button Free form HTML Image Text AB test ...
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Responsive width on ContentImagebyKey

I'm using ContentImagebyKey() to pull in a dynamic image for an event specific email that changes based on location. That being said I have a CSV that's serving me the customerkey field. The images ...
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How to create Email In Content builder through Soap Api?

I created Test email in classic content using below code. but i need to create same email in content builder through soap api.could you please send me Sopa api code for creating email in content ...
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HTML Content Block is duplicating AMPscript

When creating HTML content blocks, Content Builder is manipulating the code by duplicating and converting some characters to the HTML equivalent (i.e. "<" goes to &gt;) - seems to only happen ...
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Format DateTime Content Builder Email - adding extra characters to ampscript variables

i have a question regarding the format of DateTime variable pulled into an Marketing Cloud Content Builder Email from Sales Cloud using AMPscript. Note I am splitting out the date from the time. I am ...
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Folder IDs for Content Builder

Is there any way to get the folder IDs in Content Builder like we see in data extensions? As you know, when you hover the folder with your mouse in data extension part, you can see the IDs of the ...
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Run AMPScript within a variable

I'm trying to store as much information as I can outside of an Excel Spreadsheet and feel like I can import it into my emails using External Blocks. I have one External Block pulling in AMPSript ...
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Marketing cloud keeps asking for profile center, even though it's there

I am trying to develop a new template for the new content builder on exact target (Marketing Cloud), which i have done but the system is not letting me send a test send as it comes up with the profile ...
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Content Builder Approvals Platform Question

Is there a way to enable email notification of when new comments are posted in the approvals platform? Currently, I only receive email notification when new content is submitted. Is there a way to tag ...
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Is there a way of creating multiple possible subject lines in SFMC?

Currently, I am able to create 2 possible subject lines. For example: %%[IF title=="Mr." THEN]%%Happy Holidays Mr.%%familyName%% from the Team!%%[ELSE]%%Happy Holidays %%givenName%% from the the ...
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User Cannot see images in emails even though we can see them

I have a client that cannot see the images in the emails that have been uploaded onto marketing cloud. When we try them on our systems they render, but the client is still insistent that he can't see ...
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Adding member to approval team

I have a user whose approvals for content builder are not coming through. I suspect it is because she is not in a workflow team. When I try to add the user to the workflow team, it doesnt find her in ...
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Upload PDF to Content Builder using REST

Has anyone uploaded a PDF to Content Builder using REST? I think this is the Route, just not sure exactly how it works. POST /asset/v1/content/assets I see a few properties: Data object ...
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Font color changes between desktop and mobile preview

I'm using content builder in email studio. I have a button where I have set the font color. When in Desktop preview, the button text color is correct. However, when I switch to Mobile preview, the ...
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HTML Table no longer responsive when user adds row via UI

We have built a content block with tables in Content Builder. The aim is for business users to be able to make cosmetic changes to the templates (e.g add rows /columns) without having to adjust html. ...
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Why don't changes made to content blocks in dynamic content update automatically?

I have an email with a dynamic content block that has 10 rules and 10 associated content blocks. When I make a change to any of the associated content blocks the content doesn't update in the dynamic ...
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All my javascript gets stripped away in Content builder / Cloud pages / Content areas

I had a plan to create drag and droppable forms in content builder in Marketing Cloud. I created the forms and I saved them as content areas. Now when I drop them in a Cloud Page content area all ...
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Implementing AMPscript within Content Builder

I have an existing email built via content builder but have been asked to make this dynamic. I've been given the AMPScript I need to use, but I'm unsure as to how I embed this within a given block? ...
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Change between US and Canadian spellings in an email in SFMC emails?

I am sure other SFMC users would have had bumped into a similar use case where they want to spell words differently for US vs Canadian or US vs an international audience. I haven't been able to find ...
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MC Content Builder email template with data relationships

I would like to be able to send an email with different merge fields (are they called like that in MC?). So far, I've figured out how to merge the fields regarding the data extension from where the ...
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How would you use ampscript to determine the 1st Friday, 2nd Friday etc. of the month?

I'm trying to create dynamic content that varies depending on what week of the month it is, i.e. IF @Week == "first friday" THEN ... ELSEIF @Week =="second friday" THEN Is this possible with ...
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ContentArea() to retrieve “Layout” content type

First, I'm using content Builder to build emails. I have a section in my email where I need to either have a two column Layout or a three column layout dependent on data from my data extension. I've ...
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Compile Asset Model

I'm trying to compile the asset model using the reference from this page : https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.noversion.mc-apis.meta/mc-apis/compiling-asset-model.htm I'm trying to ...
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ContentBlockbyID is only rendering in send preview

I have an Email that contains various ContentBlockbyID references. The Email looks fine when I open it in send/preview. But in view mode in content builder or when I configure it in a Journey, I only ...
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How do I pull a Content Block into my email

How do I pull a Content Block into my email built in Classic Content? I tried using the below code: %%=ContentBlockbyID("384201")=%% But it won't populate in the Preview area.