The 'name' attribute is automatically stripped from custom html emails. What might I do?

0 Votes

I am uploading custom html emails via the v3 API. The upload works, but the "name" attribute is stripped from the code in all instances.


Furthermore, if I go to the Constant Contact web editor and re-add the "name" attribute, no errors are shown; however, upon saving and reloading the editor they are automatically stripped. 


This is problematic for me, as I am using anchoring on a newsletter. The Constant Constant previewer still shows the anchoring as working using the "id" tag. However, many email clients require the "name" attribute; When I send the same email without the "name" attribute (with only the "id" attribute) the anchoring does not work.


Eg, although. some email clients will allow id="anchor1", many require name="anchor1" for the href.


How can I stop Constant Contact from stripping my name tags?

0 Votes

Hi @user142486,


The "name" tag is not currently supported in our newest custom code editor. I have provided feedback to our engineers to see if we can get this tag added.

Jimmy D.
Tier II API Support Engineer
Developer Portal

View API documentation, code samples, get your API key.

Visit Page


API Updates

Join our list to be notified of new features and updates to our V3 API.

Sign Up