Is there a way to accordian text in an email campaign?

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As I am preparing my current campaign, I notice the body content of the email is getting a little lengthy. I would like to accordian the text, having it expand with a "read more option" or by simply clicking on the material, much like I would do on WordPress.

Is this possible in Emma and how would I go about doing it?
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Hey @JEJ Artists,

I don't think so. Most "accordion" features rely on JavaScript, something that most email clients either don't support or strip out. If you're using WordPress, I'd suggest when you need content to go longer, you "tease" the content to your recipient and then link over to your site either in a blog post or a page where they can continue reading.

Hope that makes sense and reach out again with any other questions.
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JEJ Artists

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Thank you!
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Hi there!

Thanks Kyle for your post!  Kyle is right as there is not a way to 'accordion' text in a campaign.  I know you stated that the content is lengthy so I would definitely go with Kyle's suggestion of linking your readers to the content on your website.  We recommend if your campaign is larger than 40k worth of content, that can cause delivery issues in many email clients.  If the file size is too large, that can be flagged as spam by many spam filters on receiving servers and they will either deliver the campaign to the spam folder or bounce back the campaign.

Take a look at this RESOURCE CENTER ARTICLE for more details on how to link text to a url.

Let me know if you have any questions or if there is anything else I can do to help.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Read More with Expandable Text.

I want to insert in my newsletter email a link "Read more ... " that expand/hide my news INSIDE of my email with more info (more text). Can this be done with myemma?
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Grey Stepp, Support Team Manager

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Hey Mary, 

I went ahead and merged your question with this one as it's one that Kyle answered so well.  

Let me know if you have any questions!

- Grey
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Would it be possible to add a button "read more"which expands the text on the new....

I would really like to offer the option "read more"in my newsletter so only 3/4 lines appear on the email and then the reader chooses whether to extend it or not by clicking on it. I know there is no present option to do so and was wondering if Emma could create it.

Thank you for your help,

Regards,

Immersion Journeys
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Grey Stepp, Support Team Manager

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Hi there!  Kyle and Damian's answers above speak to this well.  

Ideally you'd have a Landing Page set up on your website (or using Emma's Landing Pages feature if you're on Emma Plus)  and you would use the "Read More" to link out to that page where you'd have more information.  

Let me know if you have any questions on any of this!  

- G