In this doc, we'll show you how to add a dynamic date and time to ConvertKit email. There are a few additional steps to complete as well -
If you want to add an animated countdown timer into your ConvertKit email you can follow the instructions here: How to Add Email Countdown Code to ConvertKit
Note: You need to integrate your Deadline Funnel campaign with ConvertKit before you can use the custom field.
How to find the name of your Custom Field
Click on Integrations in the top blue bar:
Select the integration for your campaign:
Now click on your ConvertKit integration:
Note the name of the custom field that you selected for this campaign:
How to Use Your Custom Field in Your Email
Important Note: There can be a delay between when the webhook triggers the deadline for a contact and when the contact's custom field gets populated with their deadline. Because of this, we recommend that you don't use the custom field in your emails until at least one day after the deadline is initially triggered.
In your email editor, place the cursor where you want to add the dynamic date and time, click the plus next to the text and then click 'Personalization':
Click to add 'Subscriber first name' (we'll change this to your custom field in the next step:
This will insert the first name placeholder into your email:
Now go ahead and replace 'first_name' with the exact name of your custom field, making sure to replace spaces with an underscore:
When you send yourself the broadcast email, you will see that the placeholder has been replaced with the deadline text format you chose in your setup.
NOTE : You must send the actual broadcast after the deadline has been triggered so there is an actual deadline to display. The placeholder will not be replaced in a test message. You can send the broadcast to yourself first to test the delivery.
If you have any questions, please let us know at email@example.com or in our live chat at the bottom right of your screen