1.    Log in to your Participant Center and locate the code for the Email Badge. This may be a button or link that says Email Signature, Email Badge, or something similar.


2.    Locate TextEdit on your computer and open a new document (This can be done by clicking on the magnifying glass and entering TextEdit in the search field)


3.    Once you have found and opened TextEdit, go back to the participation center and select the code by clicking next to it and selecting Command+Aon your keyboard. (This will highlight the whole text)


4.    Then copy the code by hitting Command+C on your keyboard


5.    Now paste the code to TextEdit by selecting Command+v on your keyboard


6.    While in Text Edit, locate the top menu bar and select Format > Make Plain Text.

7.    On the top of the Text Edit file click on the drop-down character next to untitled and click on the empty box next to Locked to lock the file.


8.    Then proceed to save the file to your desktop using SAVE AS (Clicking on Help and searching for Save As will easily locate this option) make sure to add .html at the end of the file name and select Save.

9.    You will see a pop up asking if you are sure you want to use an html make sure to select the “Use.html” option.

10.    Exit out of the file by clicking on the red X


11.    Locate the saved file if it was not saved on the desktop, and right click the file to open the file in a web browser. You should see the email badge appear in a web browser like this.

12.    Then open Mac Mail, go to > Preferences > Signatures


13.    On the Signature tab, press (+) to create a new signature. Label the name of the signature in this case we entered Simba. In the 3rd box you will need to enter a place holder text you will easily recognize. We recommend entering ZZZZZZZZZZ.

14.    Close the Signature window and exit the Mail


15.    While holding down the Option key on your keyboard, click on GO in the Finder bar the top bar, then click on Library


16.    Follow the following format to find the file. Library > Mail > V8 > MailData > Signatures > Locate the most recently created or modified file in the signatures folder (It should have a date and time stamp) that has the ending of either .mailsignature or .webarchive . Open this file with TextEdit.

17.    Look for the place holder content you used. In this case we entered ZZZZZZZZZZ in step 13.

18.    Then open the first HTML email badge file you saved to your desktop with text edit (This can be done by right clicking selecting open with > TextEdit) Or locate the code from the participation center again.


19.    Copy the code from the HTML email badge file/ or from the participation center and enter it in the place holder content ZZZZZZZZZZ. (Please, make sure you delete only the place holder letters you used after pasting the code. In this case it would be zzzzzz; but make sure you do not delete the symbols < > surrounding the content.


20.    The file should look like the one below. The highlighted grey is the new code we entered which replaced the ZZZZZZZZZZ.

21.    Click on the drop-down towards the top of the file and click on the open square next to the lock to ensure the code is locked.

22.    Exit out of the file


23.    Open mail > Preferences > Click on the signature in the middle pane and name it. Now drag and drop the signature onto the email account in the left pane where you want it to be available.


24.    Quit Mail. (This is important for the changes to take place. Be sure to Quit From the Mail drop down menu.)


25.    Open Mail again > Preferences > Click the signature you created and make sure the bottom of where it says Choose signature matches the name of the signature.

26.    Exit out of Signatures


27.    Now Open a new email and select the new signature you just created


28.    You should now successfully see the email badge in the email.


29.    Please make sure to send a test email to ensure the recipients can see the email badge correctly.

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