Initiate Check Screen - The HTML email contains test links

When initiating a campaign, you may come across the error 'Email Contains Test Links'.

This article will show you how you can find and replace these links.

The Error

The Error
  1. On the initiation checks screen, under 'Check Email' details, you will get a red-text error if you have test links in your design. Red-text errors mean you campaign cannot be initiated until they have been resolved. 
  2. This is the error message that will display if you are using test links. 

Finding the Test Link

Finding the Test Link
  1. Click on the HTML tab within the properties bar of the Design.

Searching

Searching
  1. Press Ctrl+F and search for "p1=t".  This piece of code will indicate which links are test links and are preventing your campaign from sending. 

The Link

The Link
  1. The search will highlight links containing this piece of code. These links will need to be removed and re-added before initiating. 

Breaking the link

Breaking the link
  1. Highlight the test link in the design of your email
  2. Break the hyperlink using the 'break hyperlink' button

Re-inserting a live link

  1. Go to your browser, type in the link you want to lead your customers to and copy the URL. 
  2. Insert the live link in your email using the 'Insert Tracked Links' button. 

Checking the Link

  1. This is how the link should look: p1={