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Gmail IMAP (GANGA) Finally Supports Background Images in New Update

It looks like Google has finally added background image support for the Gmail App for Non-Google Account (GANGA) client! This is a BIG deal because this means that background images are now supported across all major email clients.

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Gmail is Stripping Ids and Classes From Elements in Classic Version [Update: fixed]

[Update: This has been fixed.]

Gmail rolled out a new version of the UI in Beta in April, however it looks like in the process of migrating users to the new UI a few days ago the "old" Gmail suddenly reverted to a

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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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“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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Recording of the Webinar on Gmail’s Responsive Email Update

Email on Acid organized a webinar covering the new changes that Gmail rolled out in late September.

Among the presenters were Mark Robbins from Rebelmail, Eric Lepetit from Nest and yours truly.

We covered topics from what Gmail announced, why its

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Gmail Rolls Out Media Queries Support BUT…

Its finally here! Gmail rolled out support for embedded styles and media queries yesterday night.

Super awesome! However, all is not hunky dory...

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Responsive Email in Gmail: A Win For the Email Community

The email community banded together and tried to convince the Gmail team that supporting embedded styles and media queries would lead to a better user experience for their own users. For a long time, nothing seemed to change.

Finally, it looks like we

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Gmail Announces Support for Embedded Styles and Media Queries

Today Gmail made a huge announcement that will forever change the way we code emails. Gmail will be supporting embedded styles! That means... you got it. No more inlining!

Here's Gmail's documentation on what is supported.

Read Geoff Phillips analysis on the

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