Video Merge Tags

Video Merge Tags (Linking YouTube and Vimeo to Zoho Campaigns)

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At Zoho Campaigns, you can link your favorite videos from YouTube and Vimeo.com in the form of thumbnail image in your email campaigns. This linking is enhanced by media based merge tags which provide a simple way to add videos in your email campaign.

A video based email campaign is a two-step process of creating video media tags and then the usual procedure to create an email campaign. Let us take a walk through on how to create a video based email campaign.

Create Video Tags

To add YouTube or Vimeo video in your email campaign, you need to create Media Tags for the video which is then followed by the email campaign creation.

To create video tags,

  1. From the Navigation toolbar, click Settings module and select Merge Tags.
  2. In Merge Tags page, click Create and select Video Tag.
  3. This will prompt you to a page to add the video related details.
    • Name:  Give a name to your video
    • Choose the source of Video
    • Video Link: Enter the video URL

  4. Click the Proceed button to confirm.

  5. This is followed by a thumbnail image of video preview, click Save.

Your Video Tag is created to be added in your email campaign.

Using Video Tags

  1. In Content section of campaign creation, select one of our content options such as designed templates, or HTML editor or any other option. 
  2. In Merge Tags section, select Video Custom Tags.
  3. Click on the tag you want.
  4. Copy and paste the tag in your content.
  5. Click Saveand Proceed.

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