1 Reply Latest reply on Apr 11, 2016 9:29 AM by Kenny Elkington

    Including Social Feed in Email or LP

    Mae Steele

      Hello, Marketo-ers!

       

      I suspect this is a custom design some sort, but I'm wondering if any of you have included a live social feed within an email or landing page.

       

      For example, this email from Litmus: Save the Date for The Email Design Conference 2015

       

      We're going to request user-submitted content soon and it would be helpful to have a digital space where we can send updates and build excitement/awareness by showcasing what others have sent us.

       

      Thanks in advance!

        • Re: Including Social Feed in Email or LP
          Kenny Elkington

          This won't work for emails, since Javascript doesn't work inside of almost all mail clients, but twitter has a few native capabilities for this here: Embedded Timelines | Twitter Developers

           

          That litmus email, looks to be using some CSS wizardry that overwrites the content properties of some containers:

           

          <!-- LIVE DYNAMIC TWEETS IN AN EMAIL AWW YISSS -->

                                          <!-- TWEET #TEDC15 TO SEE YOUR TWEET APPEAR IN THE STREAM! -->

                                          <!-- THIS ENTIRE SECTION SHOWS FOR WEBKIT ONLY, USES DYNAMIC CSS FILE THAT OVERWRITES THE CONTENT PROPERTY FOR EACH EMPTY TWEET DIV - REFER TO THE LINKED STYLESHEET IN THE HEAD TO SEE THE CSS FOR THIS SECTION -->

                                              <!--[if (gte mso 9)|(IE)]>

          <div style="font-size: 0px; height: 0px; width: 0px; max-height: 0px; max-width: 0px; line-height: 0px; opacity: 0; overflow: hidden; display: none; mso-hide: all;"><![endif]-->

           

          Pretty clever, but as noted, it will only work for emails loaded in a webkit browser, so something like Gmail within Chrome or Safari.

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