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.


Hi @KathyCaseyatBethel 


Thank you for reaching out to the Community with your feedback on this feature. I apologize this feature is not available. With that being said, we are still collecting feedback on this and have submitted it in your account in the meantime.


I am on a trial CC right now coming from  and JUST tried to find the forward to a friend option as we used that with MC.   Add me to the frustrated list


We would like to see this feature added, too. Any progress on this front?


Thank you for letting us know that you're also interested in that feature @TomD55 . While we don't have an update on this request, I've notated your feedback as well! Have a wonderful day. 

Frequent Participant

I've had a few requests from our guests for a button to forward the newsletters. I am sure there used to be one a few years ago? I can't find it now? I'd love to add it if possible. Thanks!


Does anyone know if you can add the HTML coding that will enable the forward to a friend feature within an email without having to do the entire email in HTML coding? Or if anyone has any suggestions on what else might work?


Hey @RhondaH443,


Thank you for reaching out to us! That is a wonderful idea, I can understand why this would be very valuable in the new editor for you. I apologize that it is just a feature request at the moment, but ill pass your feedback over to the developer team! Please let us know if you have any other questions or concerns.



Occasional Participant

I agree!!!  And I'm ready to go back and use my legacy templates because there's so many features that are missing in the new templates.


No HTML feature - I used this EVERY DAY so I didn't have to create certain banners from scratch each time.
No Forward to a Friend - Why not?! 

No Web Link - I can't see any way to create "View as web page" which was very useful for sharing on social

No UNSEND.  In the legacy template, if we hit send and then realized we forgot something, we could un-send within a few seconds and edit.  Now we can't.

I can't figure out why, when the coding for these features already EXISTS, that they're not included in the new templates.  


I just learnt that a forwarded e-mail can be unsubscribed and in essence unsubscribe the person originally on the e-mail list. Then there is process which is not easy to get re-subscribed. My question is why was I not told about this issue , as I am sure I have lost numerous customers due to this issue? Why was this problem not explained to me earlier, as I am sure in was a known problem????


I cant believe Constant Contact hasn't come up with this yet!!!??? Need this for special email offers! Any suggestions on another Email Blast company that does have this feature?

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