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Render externally hosted image in email campaign

Question asked by Robbie Law on Oct 23, 2019
Latest reply on Oct 23, 2019 by Sanford Whiteman

Hoping the community can guide us in the right direction with an issue we're having with our Marketo implementation.

 

We're syncing data to a contact from an external source via the API. Part of that data is a URL to an externally stored .png image. The image URL is different per contact. We're aiming to have that image displayed for each contact in a campaign we're running.

 

The issue we're having is actually getting that image to render in the email. We've tried two approaches so far:

 

1. Simply exposing the URL in the email template. This, not surprisingly, just renders the URL as a string.

2. Put the URL in the "src" attribute of an <img> tag. Unfortunately, this also didn't work either.

 

Any help would be very much appreciated.

 

Thanks.

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