Outlook.com and Background Images

A well placed background image can make all the difference in an email. If you have an image that you'd like to use as the background, use a table cell background to get it to work in Outlook.com (Hotmail).This is effective because

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Interactive Images on Mobile Email

In a previous article I showed how to create "rollover images" in email wherein the user could move their cursor over an image and an alternate image will be shown. This

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Bulletproof Solution to Hiding Mobile Content when opened in Non-Mobile Email Clients

This is a definitive guide into hiding content on desktop and web clients that you only want displayed on mobile email clients.

These days, responsive design is getting popular on email. Having the layout and sizes of elements change when viewed on a

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Email Client Media Query and Embedded Styles Support 2014

The email client landscape is very fluid. Webmail providers make frequent tweaks which often affect the rendering of our email design.

The following is a table of media query and embedded styles (CSS placed within <style> tags) support in the various major email

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How Yahoo! Mail’s Mangling of Media Queries Affects Your CSS

The first part of this article talked about what you should be aware when creating email with Media Queries in relation to Yahoo! Mail.

In this article we’ll look at what happens when Yahoo! Mail mangles media

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Why Not to Put Regular CSS Under Media Query Blocks [Yahoo! Mail]

In a previous blog post we saw how Yahoo! Mail mangles media queries and how we can address it. However there is a less well known, adverse effect that arises from Yahoo! Mail's mangling of CSS. If you have CSS rules

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How to Limit Email Interactivity to Non-Mobile Clients

A recent FreshInBox post 3 Steps to Create an Interactive Email using CSS showed how to create simple mouseover image effects that work with most of the major webmail clients including Outlook 2003.

If you tried out the example in that

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Send Yourself an Example of an Interactive Email

I've put up a page that allows you to send yourself an example of the Interactive Email that I covered in the article 3 Steps to Create an Interactive Email Using CSS.

You

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3 Steps to Create an Interactive Email Using CSS

Do you find yourself trying to find new ways to engage your email audience with compelling and eye-catching content?

This example will show you, in three easy steps, how to do just that. By creating an email that will display an alternate view

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Hello from FreshInbox!

Welcome to FreshInbox's first post.

The idea for this blog started when LinkedIn introduced their Intro app for the iPhone. The app inserts an interactive LinkedIn widget featuring the sender's profile inside the email. Although it felt like the widget incorporated JavaScript, which

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