Html emails are one of the most modern ways of communication in these days. It got very popular as you can make and send your own designed HTML emails. So everyone would want his HTML email to be very attractive and user friendly easy to load contents as well. The more attractive email is there are more chances of users will be driven.
Email marketing is getting fame day by day. The use of internet and emails are getting famous every day. It attracts the email senders to make attractive emails.
HTML emails are designed using the HTML table tags (See HTML tags) as many email clients do not support the latest div design. So we have to use the <table> tag in HTML email design. See the basic code for an HTML email as it is an HTML page so it has no difference with an HTML file.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
<title>Learn How to Make HTML Email</title>
/* Your CSS code will go */
<!—Your HTML code will go here -->
In this code we are using the HTML 4.01 Transitional Doctype but there are many email clients that recommend do not use any doctype in the HTML email, some of the recommend to use XHTML 1.0 Transitional. In this code we are using HTML 4.01 doctype.
Now you can change the color of the HTML email body by setting the “bgcolor” for body tag <body bgcolor=”green”>. Now the other HTML code with contains HTML table tags inspite of div tags. To get the responsive HTML email you can use the table tags for every div tag so the responsive design is handled.
Including Style or Style Sheet in HTML Email
In HTML email the external style sheets are ignored by most of the email clients. So the <style> tag and the external style sheets use <link> tag or @import should not be used to design an HTML email.
The last option for including a style for an HTML email is the inline styles. They are supported by all the email clients but they should be used if necessary, because they will increase the size of your email.
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