Collapsible paragraphs

We would love an option that allows for lengthy paragraphs to have a collapsible ability that had a "read more" button. I see that you have a button for "read more" but this links to a website. We would rather it collapse the text to "read more" button. Thank you, Carolin Wood at Cornerstone Fellowship
Top Answer
Kyle_R
Administrator

Hello,

Thanks for all of the feedback, this is a popular request. We are updating the status of this to Under Consideration while we look into the best way to implement this. This is a request we’ve been monitoring and considering. When you see this feature on websites, it is typically achieved with JavaScript which isn’t supported in most email inboxes. There are some other ways in which it could be implemented, but we would need to make sure it works as intended across all email clients. Some may not support the code required, which is why we haven’t been as quick to act on this. Additionally, linking off to a website via a hyperlink or button would generate click data which can be important for gauging interest and the ability to follow up with interested subscribers. One thing to consider is that collapsible sections wouldn’t allow for that same level of insight. We do see how it is useful from a design and layout perspective though.

We’ll keep this thread updated on any advancements.


52 Comments
PeterZ6
Participant

How many votes do we need to get this feature implemented?  I need this right now!

travisap
Frequent Participant

This is an absolute must!!

StJohnsEC
Participant

We desperately need an Read More accordion/collapse feature. Please add it CC. 

DawnW13
Frequent Participant

The ability collapse copy--a read more feature--would be huge! I was using this a decade ago on a different platform and have been wishing that CC would add it. I don't want to link to a different place in the email and I don't want to link to a page on my website. Those are clunky work-arounds. Pleeeeease!

user4912404
Participant

This would solve my current dilemma - TLDR. Would be a nice addition!!

JohnM8409
Participant

I would love to see this feature added as well.

DanielleT91
Participant

Hi @Caitlin_M . It's not necessarily a whole article that needs to be shown within the email - just to be able to condense and expand the paragraph would be great!

 

 

RachelNelson
Occasional Participant

I would also love to have this "collapsible" feature.

CCChapters
Participant

Still no update on this? This feature is a must! 

TomB449
Participant

I would also use this feature extensively, if it was available.

JamesAdmin
Participant

I would also like to formally support this feature!

Kyle_R
Administrator
Status changed to: Under Consideration

Hello,

Thanks for all of the feedback, this is a popular request. We are updating the status of this to Under Consideration while we look into the best way to implement this. This is a request we’ve been monitoring and considering. When you see this feature on websites, it is typically achieved with JavaScript which isn’t supported in most email inboxes. There are some other ways in which it could be implemented, but we would need to make sure it works as intended across all email clients. Some may not support the code required, which is why we haven’t been as quick to act on this. Additionally, linking off to a website via a hyperlink or button would generate click data which can be important for gauging interest and the ability to follow up with interested subscribers. One thing to consider is that collapsible sections wouldn’t allow for that same level of insight. We do see how it is useful from a design and layout perspective though.

We’ll keep this thread updated on any advancements.

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