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Understanding Gmail and CSS: Part 2

Yesterday, we took a look at how Gmail’s preprocessor can affect the rendering of your email. Today, we will finish up our look at Gmail and CSS by talking about some of the more common CSS and rendering issues email designers are likely to encounter.

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Understanding Gmail and CSS: Part 1

While Gmail is one of the most popular email services in the world, designers frequently struggle to get their emails rendering properly in Gmail’s webmail client. In this two-part series, we take a look at everything you need to know about Gmail and CSS.

Using Internal Email to Foster Employee Relationships

In all of our past inspiration posts, we’ve looked at companies’ external emails (ie. emails going to their subscriber list(s)), so we thought it would be a nice change of pace to focus on internal emails in this post. After all, every company sends a bunch of internal emails, so we can’t leave them out […]

The Ultimate Guide to Styled ALT Text in Email

A commonly accepted best practice in the email world is the inclusion of alt attributes (frequently known as an “ALT tag” or “ALT text,” which is shorthand for alternative text) for images. There are a few reasons why this practice has become standard among email aficionados: Most email clients block images by default. In some […]

PizzaExpress Inspires With Images-Off Email Optimization

In all of my Inspiration posts thus far, I have commented on how important it is that an email looks great whether images are enabled or not due to the majority of email clients blocking images by default. I’ve seen numerous tweets and read a few blog posts (by Email Design Review and Campaign Monitor) […]