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Issue Description When editing a template and you validate the HTML, you receive an error of 'Error: Nested Editable Element: ...' with the id of the element following causing you to not be able to approve the template. Issue Resolution This is due to having an element with a 'mkto...' class nested inside another element with a 'mkto...' class. Below is an example:  <div class="mktEditable">      <div class="mktEditable"></div> </div> You will need to remove the 'mkto...' class reference from one of the elements to be able to pass validation and approve the draft as in the corrected example below:  <div class="mktEditable">      <div class="newClassName"></div> </div>
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Issue Best practices for avoiding corruption in cloned assets. Solution When cloning assets you should always clone from the original asset. Say that you have email A, and you clone that original email into version B, and then clone version B into C, and clone C into D, etc.  There is potential for asset corruption when clones are cloned repeatedly. It is best to clone the original rather than making clones of clones. When creating assets, whether they are individual assets like emails or complex assets like programs, set one as the master asset and clone all copies from the master.
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Issue Description You have a tracked link in an email. When the email is received, the link breaks and doesn't redirect to the desired page. The link works perfectly when the tracking is disabled Issue Resolution The server hosting the link might not accept parameters, or might limit the number of characters in the parameter, etc. When tracking is enabled, Marketo adds mkt_tok=manymanycharacters. The issue could be either the page does not accept parameters at all, or does not accept such long parameters. You might need to reach out to the developers of that page and investigate this. Our suggestion is to have “track link” checked but not the “Include mkt_tok”. Unchecking just Include mkt_tok will still allow the link to be tracked, but after redirect, the destination URL will not include the mkt_tok query string parameter.
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Issue Issue Description "${button-link}" appears on the Email Link Performance report in place of the URL the buttons point to.     Solution Issue Resolution To stop this "${button-link}" from appearing on the reports, edit the text version of the emails to replace the "${button-link}" with the URL the button points to. This occurs because the text version of the email didn't get edited to provide a valid button link. The "${button-link}" value is part of HTML templates and if the setting 'Copy HTML to Text version of email' is checked then those values get copied across. From there, if the text version doesn't get edited or reviewed after that copy over happens, tracked links for " http://$ {button-link}?mkt_tok=..." will be sent out for those leads that get the text version of the email in place of the URL the button points to. The next question after hearing this solution is often, "If this is just for the text version, who is reading the text version of emails?", and the answer is that it's probably automated link scanners or security software visiting the link and triggering the click to show on reports. 
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Issue Description Tracked links in emails resolve to "Your connection is not private", or other security warnings in the browser, when clicked. Issue Resolution The browser is expecting the branded link domain to be secured with a SSL certificate. Subscriptions without Secured Domains for Tracking Links: Please contact your Customer Success Manager to discuss purchasing a subscription to Secured Domains for Tracking Links. Subscriptions with Secured Domains for Tracking Links: Please contact Marketo Support to provision a SSL certificate onto your tracking link domain. More information can be found here https://nation.marketo.com/docs/DOC-6231-overview-faq-secured-domains-for-tracking-links
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Issue Description Changes made to an email template are not reflected on the email assets (that are using the template in question) after approving the draft for those emails. Issue Resolution To find out why the changes are not reflected, follow the steps below: Go to the email template in question. Check if the HTML elements that have changed have the class of mktoModule, mktoEditable, mktoContainer, or any other mkto related class name. Disassociate the HTML element(s) in questions from the class above. Note: These steps will require an complete overhaul on the email template's code base, because the relationships between elements would change. This type of change will require assistance from a developer/engineer who is experienced with HTML and CSS. Who This Solution Applies To All customer with Email 2.0 Editor enabled.
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Issue Clicking "Automatically copy over from HTML" or "Copy from HTML" in the Email Editor fails to copy the contents over to the Text Only version of the email. Solution This can occur if there are no editable sections in the email asset. Only in editable sections of an email will be copied over to the Text version of an email. Here is additional documentation: https://experienceleague.adobe.com/docs/marketo/using/product-docs/email-marketing/general/creating-an-email/edit-the-text-version-of-an-email.html?lang=en A quick workaround would be to manually copy and paste the content you wish in the Text Version, and in the future build/use templates to make emails with editable sections.    
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Once you have submitted a case to Marketo support, we provide a simple way of staying connected to your case and the cases submitted from your company through the Marketo Support Portal. You can access the support portal through your Marketo instance by selecting Community in the top right corner: You can also access the support portal directly at https://support.marketo.com and login with your Marketo credentials (login and password). This will not work for users with SSO.   Once you are in the support portal you can Create a Case for Marketo Support or you can also review any cases that are open and being worked on by support or review your case history. Navigate to My Case management: From the My Cases navigation y ou can access the following case views: My Recent Cases* - Cases that you have opened in the past 30 days All Company Recent Cases* - Cases that any authorized support contact has opened in the past 30 days My Open Cases – Cases created by you that are being triaged by Support and pending Support’s response and are more than 30 days old My Closed Cases – Cases that were created by you and are now closed My Awaiting Fix Cases – Cases that were created by you where Marketo is developing a fix which will be implemented at a later date All Company Closed Cases – Cases that were created by you or your colleagues that are now closed All Company Open Cases - All open cases submitted for the account Company Awaiting Fix Cases – Cases that were created by you or your colleagues where Marketo is developing a fix which will be implemented at a later date Management Escalations - Escalations opened by you or your colleagues  Survey Cases - Surveys that are available for you to fill out after a case is closed *Cases that have been opened for more than 30 days will move from Recent cases to Open cases   To view specific case details, click a case number. From the Case Details, you can perform the following: Close your Case - Select the "My Case is Resolved" button to close your case Add Comments - Provide additional comments to support or respond to a Support question Add Attachment - Provide any screenshots or documents that will help illustrate the issue you are reporting   If your case has been closed there are two options available to you.   Reopen - You can reopen your case if you are not satisfied with the case resolution by adding a comment in the case. Case Survey - Once your case has closed, please consider offering feedback on the level of Support you received.
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Issue Description In an attempt to approve an email, a 'Not Allowed' error message is being displayed with the following details: {{lead.Email Address}} : Token key not found Issue Resolution Check that token syntax is correctly inserted with no missing left or right 'curly' brackets '{{' '}}' Check that the field name of the token does not have any incorrect spelling (e.g. Email Address) If the token syntax is correct and the field name of the token is spelled correctly, it is possible that the field name of the token contains a Unicode non-breaking space (e.g. between 'Email' and 'Address'). This would have been inserted if it was copied across from a platform that was encoded with Unicode (e.g. Microsoft Word) - To rectify this, delete the space in the token and re-insert it with a normal space using the spacebar on the keyboard. Once this is corrected, the email approval should work.
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  Market Support is here to help you with your issues in the quickest and most effective manner possible.  In order for us to do that, there are a few things we really need from you before you click the submit button to create a support case with us.   First, have you searched the community for a solution? The best kind of support case is the one you don't have to submit.  The Marketing Nation Community is an expansive site with a lot of content.  Have you checked Product Docs or Support Solutions for a resolution to your problem?  Have you checked to see if there is a community discussion thread that covers your question?  The Marketing Nation community is a 24 x 7 customer resource and a quick search for a keyword and phrase maybe all that separates you from a solution to your problems.   Second, what's the best way to reach Marketo Support? Marketo Support offers a variety of ways to reach our support team.  Depending on your issue, some of the support channels might be better suited than others.   Please be aware that only contacts from your company/organization that have been identified as an authorized support contacts or authorized support administrators can submit cases to Marketo Support.       Marketo Support (Support) The Marketing Nation Support area features a case submission application that allows you to select your case priority and also select what the Case Issue and Sub-Issue is.  These selections allow our automated case routing system to assign the case to the available support engineer that can best assist you.   Spark customers can submit cases through the support portal only
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!!EASTER EGG!! The ball with the Marketo logo in the upper-left corner of the screen is your Superball.  Here's a quick trick to make it bounce like it did when you first got into your Marketo instance: Hold down Ctrl (Command for Macs) + Shift, then hit the 's' key. Happy bouncing!    
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Issue Issue Description When adding a superscript for items like © or ® , the email editor displays the superscript correctly but when the email is received, a space is added between the descriptive word and the superscript.     Solution Issue Resolution Open the email editor and edit the HTML by clicking on the "<html>" icon. Change your <div> tags to <p> tags in the html code. Send yourself another sample email to confirm the space is removed. Be sure to review these changes with your developer to ensure no unintended changes occur due to this change.
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Issue Issue Description If a page is not loading in your browser for Marketo, this can sometimes be due to network related issues. We can help troubleshoot by using a HAR file from the browser to see network traffic.   Solution Issue Resolution Instructions to generate a HAR file broken down by browser version: Chrome In Chrome, go to the page within Marketo where you are experiencing trouble. At the top-right of your browser window, click the Chrome menu ( ⋮ ). Select Tools > Developer Tools . The Developer Tools window opens as a docked panel at the side or bottom of Chrome. Click the Network tab. Select Preserve log. You will see a red circle at the top left of the Network tab. This means the capture has started. If the circle is black, click the black circle to start recording activity in your browser. Refresh the page and reproduce the problem while the capture is running. After you successfully reproduce the issue, right click on any row of the activity pane in the Network and click Save as HAR with Content. Save the HAR file. Select the Console tab. Right-click anywhere in the console and select "Save as...". Name the log file Chrome-console.log. Send both files as shared links in a reply to your case. Firefox In Firefox, go to the page within Marketo where you are experiencing trouble. Click the Firefox menu (Three horizontal parallel lines) at the top-right of your browser window. Select Web Developer > Network. The Developer Tools window opens as a docked panel at the side or bottom of Firefox. Click the Network tab. Select Persist logs. After you successfully reproduce the issue, right-click any row and select Save all as HAR. Firefox typically takes a few seconds to prepare the download. A slight delay on this step is normal. Select the Console tab. Right-click any row and select Select all. Paste the content in a text file and name it console-log.txt. Send both files as shared links in a reply to your case. Safari In Safari, go to the page within Marketo where you are experiencing trouble. In the menu bar at the top, click Develop and select Show Web Inspector. Click Preserve Log. Click the Console tab and select Preserve Log. Go back to the Network tab. Refresh the page and reproduce the problem while the capture is running. Once you have reproduced the issue, select Export. Save the HAR file. Click the Console tab. Right-click any row and select Select all. Paste the content in a text file and name it console-log.txt. Send both files as shared links in a reply to your case. Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11) In Internet Explorer, go to the page within Marketo where you are experiencing trouble. Click the gear icon in the top right. Select F12 Developer Tools. Click the Network tab Clear the Clear entries on navigate option, which is selected by default. The icon looks like blue arrow with a red X. The green play button (Start Profiling Session), should be selected by default. This means the capture function is running. Refresh the the page and reproduce the problem while the capture function is running. Once you have reproduced the issue, click the Export as HAR icon. The icon looks like a floppy disk. Click the Console tab. Right-click any row and select Copy all. Paste the content in a text file and name it console-log.txt. Send both files as shared links in a reply to your case.
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Issue You are using tracked links in your emails and the mkt_tok tracking token URL parameter is too long for some of your systems.   Solution There is not a way to make the mkt_tok tracking tokens shorter. These tracking tokens must be this length in order to attain uniqueness for each individual Marketo record across all databases of all Marketo Clients.  It is possible to remove the token while keeping the link tracking.  You can do it from the Edit Link window in the email editor. Or you can add a "class="mkt_NoTok" to your HTML to disable it for larger blocks of content.  
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Issue After updating the Unsubscribe HTML and Text in Admin>Email, newly added tokens may not render as expected. Solution To resolve the behavior, you'll need to do the following after updating the Unsubscribe settings in Admin: 1) Navigate to the various emails within the instance and un-approve them. May require removing references to the email first. 2) Re-approve the emails. 3) Add back any references to the email asset.   Why this needs to be done: When the email asset is approved it goes through a validation process for all the tokens that are used and this includes the global unsubscribe settings. When editing in Admin >Email > Unsubscribe the validity of tokens is not checked upon saving those changes. If a invalid token is added, something like {{lead.nonExistingField}}, no errors are thrown and it'll return that string value. The verification is done when the "approve" email functionality is used on email assets. This steps retrieves valid tokens list used in the email and adds/updates them in a backend table for use/reference. The update to the global unsubscribe settings doesn't cause the stored information to reference the newly changed settings in Admin. To cause that validation process to go through successfully and update the information on the back end, you'll need to un-approve and re-approve the various emails within the instance to use the new global settings.
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Issue You're receiving an error that states 'Not Allowed - Error approving <asset-name> - {{token-name}} : Token key not found' when trying to approve an email asset. Solution Check that token syntax is correctly inserted with no missing left or right 'curly' brackets '{{' '}}' Check that the field name of the token does not have any incorrect spelling (e.g. Email Address) If the token syntax is correct and the field name of the token is spelled correctly, it is possible that the field name of the token contains a Unicode non-breaking space (e.g. between 'Email' and 'Address'). This would have been inserted if it was copied across from a platform that was encoded with Unicode (e.g. Microsoft Word) - To rectify this, delete the space in the token and re-insert it with a normal space using the spacebar on the keyboard. Once this is corrected, the email approval should work.
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Issue A lead has an Unsubscribe activity logged in their activity history, but they continue to receive emails after the Unsubscribe.     Solution An Unsubscribe activity is logged when the lead clicks the system Unsubscribe link embedded in a Marketo email.  However, if that link takes them to a Preference Center that allows them to select from multiple options, they may not choose the full unsubscribe option and may continue to receive selected emails.   To confirm if this is the case, find the Unsubscribe activity in their activity log and double-click on the activity to open it. This will show you the choices they selected in the email preferences form.  In the example below, the lead did not fully unsubscribe, they only chose to unsubscribe from specific content. Since they did not choose the global unsubscribe, they will continue to receive some emails.    
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Issue Issue Description After submitting a form on a landing page, the Thank-you page fails to load, or it loads the wrong page.   Solution Issue Resolution The Thank-you page used by the form can be defined in two places, at the Form level and at the Landing Page level. If these two are in conflict, the setting on the Landing Page wins.  To troubleshoot this issue, compare the two Thank-you options and make sure the Landing Page is either set to the correct page, or that it allows the Thank-you to be form-defined.  
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Issue You put a variable inside an email token and when the email was sent, the variable rendered as text rather than as a link: Example: ${queryParameters} Should expand to: {{my.CertainURLHREF}}?utm_source=${utm-source}&utm_content=${utm-content}&utm_medium=${utm-medium}&utm_campaign=${utm-campaign}&ajs_uid={{lead.Email Address}}&ajs_event=Email%20Clicked With the various tokens populated Instead it expands to this: https://app.fakewebsite.biz/profile/55555555?utm_source=$%7Butm-source%7D&utm_content=$%7Butm-content%7D&utm_medium=$%7Butm-medium%7D&utm_campaign=$%7Butm-campaign%7D&ajs_uid=adam.tow+test@voxmedia.com&ajs_event=Email%20Clicked   Solution Essentially, email template variables are used at design time to make building out an email easier. Tokens are used at send time to make data variable per program without having to edit the asset or lead. Putting email template variables inside tokens won't work for this reason. It is just how the current design works and you will not be able to put email template tokens inside my tokens or lead tokens. Unwrapping variables before you put them within the token will allow them to function properly. This removes the simplicity of the variable, but retains the functionality.
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  Overview Add Leads to Static Lists Use Custom Fields Overview Lead records have two primary components – lead attributes and activity logs. Lead attributes are the fields and field values within the lead record. For example, Job Title is a lead attribute. Lead Name is a lead attribute. Activity logs record the actions Marketo or the lead themselves have taken. For example, sending an email to a lead is an activity that would show in the activity log. If the lead opens the email or visits a tracked page, those activities would show in the activity log as well.   Activities in the activity log are only retained for 25 months, or 37 if you have purchased the premium data retention option. The main way to store activity data beyond the Data Retention Policy timeframe is to use the Bulk Extract API. There are two other ways you can keep a reference of these activities after the end of the Data Retention period, and they can be referenced within the Marketo UI. This article will show you how that can be done.     Add Leads to Static Lists Static lists will retain lead membership even if the activity of adding the lead to the list has been removed. This will let you have lists dedicated to specific criteria that would otherwise be removed after the data retention time period has been passed.   For example, Smart Campaign membership history is not retained after 25 months. If you are searching for members of a Smart Campaign, but a lead first became a member of the Smart Campaign more than 25 months ago, the search results would not include that lead.   An easy way to work around that is to add your leads to a static list as part of the flow of the campaign. When creating your Smart Campaign, create a new static list with the same corresponding name (makes it easier to identify later). When building the flow of your campaign, add the "Add to List" flow step so that all leads going through the campaign will be logged on the list.         Use Custom Fields Lead attributes and their field values are not affected by the Data Retention Policy. Use Smart Campaigns to populate custom fields with values based on activities your leads take. This will allow you to filter leads by these lead attributes that are not affected by the Data Retention Policy. A side benefit to this is that it is faster to search by lead attributes than by searching through lead activity logs.   Example: This approach can work for many different activities, but let’s use form fill outs as an example.   Let’s say you want to be able to identify leads who have been very active and have filled out more than 5 forms over their lifecycle. You could use the filter “Filled Out Form” with the “Min. Number of Times” constraint set to 5. However, if one of those forms filled out occurred more than 25 months ago, the filter would only be able to access 4 form fill activities in the activity log. Therefore, the lead would not pass the filter.   Instead of using the “Filled Out Form” filter, set up a Smart Campaign to write to custom fields that show you how many forms they’ve filled out, and when the first one was. Here’s how to do it:   1. Create two new custom fields in Marketo, one Score Field, and the second a Date Field.   2. Create a new Smart Campaign   3. Add the trigger “Fills Out Form” set to “is any” to the Campaign Smart List     4. Add these two Flow Steps to the Campaign Flow: Flow Step 1 : “Change Score” Score Field Name: your score field name Change: +1   Flow Step 2 : “Change Data Value” Add Choice to Flow Step Choice 1: If “your score field name”  “is empty” Attribute “your score field name” New Value: {{system.date}} Default Choice: Do Nothing       This campaign will listen for any time a lead fills out a form, add +1 to your score field, and if it’s the very first form they’ve ever filled out, it will log the date of when it was done. If the lead has ever filled out a form in the past, there will already be a date value in the date field, so the flow choice would just skip over it and do nothing.       Results You’ll See: With the original goal of identifying leads who have filled out more than 5 forms you’ll be able to filter for leads that have filled out at least 5 forms. In addition, this campaign will let you search for leads based on when they had filled out their very first form, regardless of how long ago it was. Since it’s stored in a lead field, it’s a lead attribute that is not affected by the Data Retention Policy at all.      
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