Filmstrip Technique: Interactive Email in The Android Gmail App

Three of the biggest gripes about interactive email I hear (other than its a fad), is that interactive email is too complicated, its not supported in Gmail and that it won’t work in MailChimp. Here’s a technique that addresses all three!...

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Microsoft Interactive Email That Does Not Work on Microsoft Email Clients

I came across this interactive email featuring Microsoft Surface computers. The email uses an interactive accordion to display a list of Surface devices that expand and collapse when the recipient taps or clicks on an arrow within the accordion. I thought that

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Targeting The New Responsive Gmail With CSS [Updated]

With the new Gmail update it is now harder to use CSS to distinguish Gmail that doesn't support advanced CSS3 like interactivity and animations from clients like the iPhone email client that does.

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Email on Acid’s Choose Your Adventure Interactive Email

I built an interactive email for Email on Acid’s 4th of July campaign with a “Choose Your Adventure” format. The email featured a scenario that is so familiar to those of us who build email campaigns, where a bug is discovered right

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“Fake” Background Image Technique for Gmail App for Non Google Accounts (GANGA)

Rémi Parmentier wrote about an experimental technique that allows background images to work in the Gmail Android App for Non Google Accounts (GANGA). You see when Gmail announced support for embedded styles and media queries in the Gmail App, they neglected to

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My Interview With MailChimp

I was interviewed by the folks at MailChimp for a newsletter series they were doing on interactive email. FreshInbox: On a Mission to Take Interactive Email Mainstream FreshInbox founder Justin Khoo — who started his career as an internet engineer for GE, built websites

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The New Yahoo! Mail and How to Target It

Yahoo! Mail released an update that came with a new UI, a few new features and some performance improvements. Yahoo! Mail also made some tweaks on how they process CSS as well. The significant change is that the new Yahoo! Mail no

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Labels With Images May Not Be Clickable in Internet Explorer

If you've been experimenting with interactive email, you may find that carousels with image thumbnails may not trigger in Yahoo! Mail or AOL when viewed in Internet Explorer even though they support interactivity. Thankfully there are workarounds that allow you put

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Email on Acid Releases Plugins for Chrome and Dreamweaver

Email on Acid releases plugins to speed up email testing by letting email developers kick start tests directly from Chrome and Dreamweaver.

EOA Chrome Extension

EOA Dreamweaver Plugin

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Targeting AOL Mail

If your design needs some tweaking in AOL Mail, this article covers some techniques you can use to target your fixes just for this email client.

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