ability to add a forward to friend in emails

I created an email using card/announcement and when I tried to add "forward to a friend", "join my mailing list" and permission reminder" I was not able. I would like to have the ability to use these functions in future emails that I create.

Top Answer

Hi everyone! I am following up to the forward to friend feature request. Thank you for your patience as we looked into this! The good news is we have received word from our engineers that feature is now available in our cross device templates under the social share block. If anyone has any additional questions on this, please don’t hesitate to respond to this post as we would be happy to assist you further.


Hello @LatinasandPower,


Thank you for reaching out to us with your feedback!  I will absolutely be sure to note your request and attach it to your account!


Frequent Participant

I would also like to request the "Forward to a Friend" button for emails in the 3rd generation editor.  Especially since other email clients (such as Outlook or Gmail), tend to have issues with forwarding Constant Contact emails (i.e. the background color of text boxes overflows, the spacing between content is off, etc).  Being able to have the button (or link) would help immensely in keeping emails looking the way we intend them to look, and is especially helpful in getting those who are less technology literate to share what's been sent to them (Not everyone uses Facebook, Twitter, or other social media sites.  But if they're receiving an email, chances are, they can send the email onto their friends if they like the content).


~ Anna


Hey @AnnaCD36


Thank you for taking the time to reach out to us! That is an amazing argument for the value of the Forward to a Friend feature. I will happily send your feedback to the development team as further evidence why this feature needs to be brought to the new editor! Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns. 


Regular Participant

Another request for Forward to a Friend. I too need this feature. ETA?  


Hi @RobbinsLLP


I apologize we do not have a time estimate of when this feature will be added. We have submitted your feedback on this to the appropriate teams in the meantime!


Why does  have this for free and Constant Contact doesn't? Please add this feature.


Hello @RandyD406,


Thank you for your feedback on this feature, I completely understand why you would like for this to be in our product. I am more than happy to submit your feedback over to our engineers for review and you will be contacted with any updates. Thank you and I hope you have a wonderful day! 



Super Participant

Be careful what you ask for. That other company whose name was in your post earlier but appears to have been deleted now, does NOT offer the option that Constant Contact used to. Their "forward to a friend" button just links to the web page where the email is archived, whereas the option offered by Constant Contact in the 2nd generation editor actually forwarded the email itself, with no requirement for the recipient to click a link to view it.


This is a real problem and the reason out church is leaving CC and headed to .  


Hi @HOPE_Community_Church


Thank you for sharing your feedback on this. I can completely understand how helpful a forward button like this would be and apologize it is not available. In the meantime, I have submitted this feedback to the  appropriate teams.

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