Email Campaign Preview

Use this endpoint to retrieve the text and HTML content to preview an existing email campaign.

Methods:

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GET

DescriptionTOP

Privileges required: campaign:read

Retrieve a preview of an existing email marketing campaign (specify using required campaignId path parameter). The preview includes both the text version and the rendered HTML version of the email campaign so the user can verify how the campaign will appear to recipients.

As with the campaign testsend endpoint, any content that is customized for each recipient using variables in the campaign and custom fields in the contact records is not processed in a campaign preview.

GET: https://api.constantcontact.com/v2/emailmarketing/campaigns/{campaignid}/preview

Test API

name

type

default

description

api_key

query

REQUIRED; The API key for the application

campaignId

path

Unique ID of the campaign for which to retrieve the preview

Response CodesTOP

code

description

200

Request was successful

401

Authentication failure

404

Either a campaign was not found for the ID provided, or
the preview is not available for this campaign

406

Unsupported Accept Header value, must be application/json

500

Internal server error occurred

StructureTOP

property

type(max length)

description

from_email

string (80)

The email address the email campaign originated from

preview_email_content

string (930000)

The preview of the HTML version of the email campaign.

preview_text_content

string (930000)

The preview of the text-only version of the email campaign.

reply_to_email

string (80)

The reply-to email address for the email campaign

subject

string (200)

The subject line content for the message

Example ResponseTOP

{
"subject":"Subject Test",
"from_email":"myemail@example.com",
"reply_to_email":"myemail@example.com",
"preview_email_content":"<head ><meta /></head><body><center><table bgcolor=\"#ffffff\" id=\"VWPLINK\" width=\"595\"><tr><td style=\"font-size: 8pt; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #000000;\" width=\"100%\">View this message as a web page\n<a >Click here\n</a></td></tr></table></center><center ><table bgcolor=\"#ffffff\" width=\"595\" ><tr ><td width=\"100%\" ><font color=\"#000000\" face=\"verdana,arial\" size=\"1\" ><div >As a reminder, you're receiving this email because you have expressed an interest in MyCompany. Don't forget to add from_email@example.com to your address book so we'll be sure to land in your inbox! You may unsubscribe if you no longer wish to receive our emails. <div >&nbsp;</div><div >You may <a >unsubscribe</a> if you no longer wish to receive our emails.</div></div></font></td></tr></table></center><img /><p>This is text of the email message.</p><br />\n<table bgcolor=\"#ffffff\" padding=\"0\" width=\"100%\" ><tr align=\"center\" ><td ><table bgcolor=\"#ffffff\" width=\"595\" ><tr ><td colspan=\"2\" ><font face=\"tahoma,sans-serif\" size=\"1\" ><b ><a >Click here to forward this message</a></b></font><br />\n<br />\n</td></tr>\n<tr ><td ><FooterContent ><a ><img /></a></FooterContent></td><td align=\"right\" ><font face=\"tahoma,sans-serif\" size=\"1\" ><FooterLogo ><a ><img /></a></FooterLogo></font>\n</td>\n</tr><tr ><td colspan=\"2\" ><font face=\"tahoma,sans-serif\" size=\"1\" ><FooterContent ><div >This email was sent to {Email Address} by <a >rmarcucella@constantcontact.com</a> <span style=\"color: #bababa;\" > | </span> &nbsp; </div>\n<div ><a >Update Profile/Email Address</a> <span style=\"color: #bababa;\" >|</span> Instant removal with <a >SafeUnsubscribe</a>&trade; <span style=\"color: #bababa;\" >|</span> <a >Privacy Policy</a>.</div></FooterContent></font>\n</td>\n</tr>\n<tr ><td colspan=\"2\" ><font face=\"tahoma,sans-serif\" size=\"1\" ><br />My Organization | 123 Maple Street | Suite 1 | Anytown | MA | 01444</font>\n</td>\n</tr>\n</table>\n</td>\n</tr>\n</table>\n<br />\n&lt;/body&gt;",
"preview_text_content":"View this message as a web page\nClick here\nhttp://campaign.r20.l1.constantcontact.com/render?ca=025eff86-6378-4f53-9301-5897ecf50b30&c={Contact Id}&ch={Contact Id}\n\nAs a reminder, you're receiving this email because you have expressed an interest in MyCompany. Don't forget to add from_email@example.com to your address book so we'll be sure to land in your inbox! You may unsubscribe if you no longer wish to receive our emails. You may unsubscribe\nhttp://visitor.l1.constantcontact.com/do?p=un&m=001JZtDyxcvPiye1EthMqSLGA%3D%3D&ch={Contact Id}&ca=025eff86-6378-4f53-9301-5897ecf50b30\n if you no longer wish to receive our emails.\n------------------------------------------------------------\nThis is the text of the email message.\n\nClick here to forward this message\nhttp://ui.l1.constantcontact.com/sa/fwtf.jsp?llr=cqmhk9aab&m=1100394770946&ea=rmarcucella%40constantcontact.com&a=1100400205633\n\n\n\n\n\nThis email was sent to {Email Address} by rmarcucella@constantcontact.com.\n\nUpdate Profile/Email Address\nhttp://visitor.l1.constantcontact.com/do?p=oo&m=001JZtDyxcvPiye1EthMqSLGA%3D%3D&ch={Contact Id}&ca=025eff86-6378-4f53-9301-5897ecf50b30\n\n\nInstant removal with SafeUnsubscribe(TM)\nhttp://visitor.l1.constantcontact.com/do?p=un&m=001JZtDyxcvPiye1EthMqSLGA%3D%3D&ch={Contact Id}&ca=025eff86-6378-4f53-9301-5897ecf50b30\n\n\nPrivacy Policy:\nhttp://ui.l1.constantcontact.com/roving/CCPrivacyPolicy.jsp\n\n\n\n\n\nOnline Marketing by\nhttp://img.l1.constantcontact.com/letters/images/cc-logo-color-sm.gif\nhttp://www.constantcontact.com\n\n\n\nMy Organization | 123 Maple Street | Suite 1 | Anytown | MA | 01444\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n\n"
}