I was curious if anyone has successfully embedded Google Maps within an email. I've read about the landing page embeds, but I assume the email would be similar. Is it as simple as connecting the embeddable files via a script token?
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Mail clients won’t run JS, period.
You can use a service that returns a map-like image based on query params in the URL.
I've not done it, but it is pretty straightforward.
Let me know if you need more help.
I deliberately said “a service” and not Google’s service because of this part, though 🙂 —
Signed requests aren’t suitable for email on their own.
I suppose it depends on OP's volumes.
That having been said, If one doesn't currently exist, it'd be trivial to create a service that held the signing details, took the balance of parameters in the URL, and requested the image from google, and returned the image to the original caller.
My requests will come in lower, so I think the static is a viable option. I've gotten the webhook for the static service setup, as well as my Maps API. The only thing I'm missing is the response, or how best to send it?
Or am I over thinking this and a call like this goes within the html of the email?