<%= getURL("http://mynewsletter.com") %> works and sends the actual content of the web page via email to the recipients. But none of the links are tracked. The reason for this is that the MTA executes
"<%=getURL(..." for each email before sending. It can be different for each recipient, so Adobe Campaign cannot know the URLs for tracking and assign them a tag ID.
When the page to download is the same for all recipients, the best practice is to do the following:
<%@ include url="http://mynewsletter.com" %>
In that case, the page is downloaded during the analysis, before the tracking detection. It allows Adobe Campaign to discover the links, assign a tag ID, and track them.
<%@ instructions, the URL to be tracked has the following syntax:
All other patterns are not supported by Adobe and should be avoided to prevent potential security gaps.
When adding personalized links to your content, always avoid having any personalization in the hostname part of the URL to avoid potential security gaps. Learn more in this page.
For example, the
<a href="http://<%=myURL%>"> syntax is not secure and must be avoided.