2

What is the best way to send out formatted HTML emails from Gmail?

migrated from superuser.com Dec 29 '10 at 7:36

This question came from our site for computer enthusiasts and power users.

3

I had a friend to use MailChimp.

She said it was easy to use and free.

1

Some good reading: http://www.reachcustomersonline.com/2009/01/23/09.27.00/

Remember that a lot of email clients strip CSS, add funny declarations, implement user styles, and break everything in general. Your best bet is to style it like a normal web page, and add a large "Having trouble viewing this email? View it online" where View it online is a link to the online version.

1

Gmail will send out HTML-formatted e-mail with a text/plain alternative included for older clients (or people with plain text preference) that know how to handle that sort of thing. Making a highly-customized HTML e-mail in Gmail is harder, but you can enable "Inserting images" on the Gmail Labs page to get a little closer to your goal.

1

Mailchimp is full featured but for a basic email Pablo's solution with Gmail is working fine. Just make sure "rich formatting" is enabled when you compose the mail

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.