Unverified Commit 77cf0fc7 authored by MikeyMJCO's avatar MikeyMJCO Committed by GitHub
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Merge pull request #438 from seamuslee001/url_tracking

Resolve #419 by adding emoticon notes in CiviMail and Token docs abou…
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!!! caution
For security purposes, checksum links only last for seven days, starting from the time the email is sent. To change this duration, go to **Administer > System Settings > Misc (Undelete, PDFs, Limits, Logging, Captcha, etc.)**.
!!! note
Checksum URLs will not be tracked within CiviMail URL tracking as they are personalised to the recipient.
Create a link in the CiviMail message that includes the checksum token `{contact.checksum}`. When people click on the special link, CiviCRM looks them up in the database and prefills any information on the contribution form or profile with any data that exists in their record.
**Checksum for Contribution Pages**: To send people to a contribution page use this path where `IDNUMBER` is the ID of your contribution page:
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with long links containing the name of your site and a long code
looking like this http://example.com/sites/all/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=529&qid=29011.
!!! note "Personalised Tokens"
If you include a checksum or any kind of personalised token in your URL
e.g. `http://example.org/civicrm/mailing/view?reset=1&id={mailing.key}&cid={contact.contact_id}&{contact.checksum}`
Such URLs will not be redirected so are not able to be tracked / counted.
- **Track Opens:** This option allows you to track how many people
opened the email you received. However, there are limitations to the
effectiveness of this method. If the recipient does not show images
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