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Questions tagged [html]

Use for questions about the use of HTML on web applications from the end-user point of view. HTML questions about developing a web application are OFF-TOPIC.

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How to paste raw HTML into an email in Gmail?

I would like to send an HTML Newsletter from my Gmail account. I have the raw HTML, but how can I paste it into the editor, so Gmail will recognize it as HTML? Is this even possible?
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Can I view the HTML source of an email sent to my Gmail address?

I'd like to see how a certain email was put together. Is there a "View Source" for emails sent to Gmail?
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How can I send an HTML message from Gmail?

HTML: <p style="background-color:green; padding: 30px;">Hello</p>
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How to get inserted HTML to render in Google Docs?

I found this question, which seems to suggest I can just paste in my HTML, but when I try that it just looks like HTML, it does not render. Below is what I am pasting in: <pre style="background:...
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What file format or coding standard is a Google Document in?

So if Microsoft Word uses .docx (formerly .doc), what 'format' is a Google document in? How does it all work? Does it just use the HTML standard to make up the document on the page you're working on?...
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How do I avoid the <img src> attribute being stripped by Gmail?

In the body of an HTML e-mail I send <img style="display:block" alt="Revel Resorts | AC NJ" src="http://revel.mydelphic.com/sites/all/themes/revel/images/r_01.jpg" border="0" height="128" width="...
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Why is Gmail in an iFrame?

I would like for someone to explain the reason that Google's Gmail is placed inside of an iFrame HTML element instead of simply placing the code in the document itself.
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Uploading Styled HTML to Google Docs

I find that when I upload Styled HTML to Google Docs, eg. with CSS .underline { text-decoration: underline; } .del { text-decoration: line-through; } mark { background: yellow } None of these will ...
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Link to no framed HTML in jsBin or jsFiddle

Is there a way in jsBin or jsFiddle to get a link to the page you created as is, without being embed inside a frame? If not, is there such service (something that would let me quickly create an HTML ...
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Is it possible to add a creative commons embed to a Google Doc?

I've written some basic training manuals using Google docs, and would like to release them under a creative commons license. I plan to use the Google drive "Publish" feature to release it to the web, ...
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1answer
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How to copy links to Google Drive document

When I copy HTML to Google Drive, I lose the URLs in the text. Is that normal behavior? If so, how do I get around it to keep the URLs?
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Sending HTML email through Google Groups

I want to send a formatted email (say HTML or PDF) to a large group of people (all parents in a school - no, I do not mean to spam, just send them a monthly newsletter about school-related activities)....
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How do I send a piece of HTML in Outlook Web Access?

How do you send a HTML email in Outlook Web Access? I have the HTML written but if I just copy and paste it, it will just send as plain text. I have no idea how to do it. Is it possible? Email: <...
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Does MailChimp host images for HTML emails?

If I want to send out HTML emails via MailChimp, would they host images for me or do I have to do it on my own server?
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Folding/Rolling-up boxes in MediaWiki

In MediaWiki, if the Index at the top is large, it becomes show/hideable. Is there a way to do this with other sections in MediaWiki? I maintain technical documentation on an internal wiki, and I ...
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2answers
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How do I produce a lettered list in Blogger?

When writing a blog post using Google's Blogger, you can do so using "Compose" mode (a WYSIWYG editor) or HTML mode. When using HTML mode, if I write: <ol type="a"> <li>Item a</li> &...
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Is there a setting/extension to disable HTML formatting in received Gmail messages?

I want all INBOX messages in gmail to appear in plain text. When I read the messages I receive, I just want everything appearing in a consistent font and size of my choice. No html formatting ...
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2answers
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How to change setting of Gmail to view HTML emails?

This may sound like a dumb question, but I am having trouble with viewing a link (not in the form of a URL but some text that redirects you to a page once clicked) in one of the emails I have received....
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1answer
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How should I format the HTML of my blog posts in Blogger?

For convenience, I write all my blog posts in bare HTML. Everything seems to be working, but I see that sometimes, Blogger's WYSIWYG editor wraps everything up in a <div> and uses <p> tags....
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Embedding and sending HTML emails from Gmail

What is the best way to send out formatted HTML emails from Gmail?
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How can I use JOIN in Google Sheets to create HTML body?

I'm using importxml to pull data from websites. So far this portion is working just fine. However, I need to join the text in these cells into one cell in HTML text that I can upload to my website. I'...
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How to export text from Google Doc as HTML?

I have body of text in a Google Doc containing a large number of links. I need to get the text – and all the links – into my client's CMS. Unfortunately, it seems Google Docs no longer allows users ...
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Sending emails onSubmit using Google Apps Script Web Forms

Is it possible to send emails onSubmit() with Google Apps Script Custom Web Forms just like we can do using mailApp with Google Forms? I am currently transferring google forms code into html forms ...
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<cite> tags on Tumblr?

I'm composing HTML for a text post, and find that whenever I use the <cite> tag, it disappears when I preview the post or switch to rich text mode. Other tags, like <sup>, don't have this ...
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1answer
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How do I stop the Wordpress.com post editor from inserting nonbreaking spaces?

The Wordpress.com post editor has an annoying habit of inserting the &nbsp; character in posts. This wouldn't be a problem if it inserted it appropriately, or even consistently. This is, alas, not ...
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WYSIWYG web page editor [closed]

Is there a WYSIWYG HTML editor that can speed up web page creation, and generate clean, hand-editable HTML with div based layouts? either Web or Desktop app will do
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How can I write HTML and send as an email?

I want to send HTML email from my Outlook or Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail. I wasn't able to find any such option where I could write HTML which will then be rendered at the receiver's end. How can I do that?...
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1answer
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bbcode in Facebook posts?

Is there any way to use bbcode in Facebook? Like the [s] tag for strikethrough . Or simple HTML link. I saw few pages using links and strikethroughs so I wonder how do they use these features?
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1answer
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How do I put my resume in Google Sites?

How should I put my resume, created in Microsoft Word on a webpage, hosted on a Google sites, such that it looks exactly like the output from Word?
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1answer
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Center embedded audio posts on Tumblr

On my Tumblr blog I'm trying to center the embedded audio posts but they won't. I found some other people have tried centering iFrame. I've also tried setting margin: auto; in the CSS inside ....
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1answer
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Send Google spreadsheet with embedded HTML in Gmail

When I try to publish content from Google Spreadsheet, it puts it into an HTML iframe. This is found under File > Publish to Web. How can I send this iframe content in a mail, sent over Gmail?
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Show text/plain even if both text/plain and text/html are sent

Someone sent me an e-mail in both text and HTML, with embedded (attached) images. One of the images is 3311-pixel wide. As a consequence, gmail widens the text box accordingly, which makes the e-mail ...
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Is there a HTML alternative to Prezi? [closed]

Is there a good alternative to Prezi, besides Google Docs, for slide-based presentations? I've come across impress.js and I think it's awesome, but there's no way I can recommend that to a regular ...
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How to edit a table (created by Lotus Notes) in the email reply (in Gmail)?

I've received an email with an embedded table. I want to put some marks inside that table (i.e., edit the content of the table) and send it back. Unfortunately, the Gmail interface doesn't seem to ...
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1answer
12k views

Upload HTML into Blogger?

I have saved all of the HTML file from an old blog that I can no longer access. Can I upload that into Blogger or some other place so that the website can be seen again?
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1answer
351 views

Facebook open graph in meta tags

<meta property="og:title"> <meta property="og:description"> <meta property="og:image"> What is the purpose of using Facebook Open Graph in Website's Meta tags? What does it add to ...
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1answer
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Is there a wireframe app that produces/exports HTML? [closed]

I know it seems kind of counter productive to what a wireframe app should be, but I know some of my non-technical friends like how easy it is to use a wireframe app, but don't know HTML and would love ...
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1answer
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Constraints on Gmail signatures

What are the constraints that Gmail puts on email signatures? I'm trying to create a simple HTML table signature that users can copy and paste into Gmail's signature section, however I keep running ...
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1answer
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How can I get a Google Doc to render HTML?

I would like to embed HTML into a Google Doc and have it rendered in place when the Doc is being viewed. Is this possible?
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Paste a webpage in Gmail body

How do I send an HTML page in Gmail? I want to send the HTML page in Gmail to somebody. I tried to copy the HTML code and pasted in the email’s body, but it doesn't work.
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1answer
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Making a link in a tumblr post re=“nofollow”

Ive got a tumblr post that ive written, i would like to make one of the links in the post rel="nofollow" i seem to remember doing this in the past by being able to edit the html of the post ive ...
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Gmail-compatible WYSIWYG<->Raw HTML editor

I've been typing out some particularly richly-formatted emails in Gmail recently, and the bugs in Chrome's contentEditible=true rich-text-formatting heuristics are really starting to drive me to ...
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1answer
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Is it Blogger or LibreOffice who is adding so many useless SPAN tags into my text, and why?

I write in LibreOffice Writer, then I copy and paste into Blogger text editor (Compose button). Why in the world a simple and unformatted text such as Helmut Sick (Tukani: entre os animais e os ...
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IMPORTXML to import attribute = “Error: Imported content is empty”

Google sheets is giving me some trouble in retrieving span style attributes. I am trying to scrape a site (actually this) to grab some icon images for my spreadsheet. Below in red is one such example ...
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Populate Form Element Values based on existing Rows in Google Sheets

I am trying to convert an Excel UserForm into Google Sheets where the user can create, update or delete entries in existing sheet based on the input form values. I started with selecting a value and ...
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Mailchimp spam alert: HTML & subject

I'm using Mailchimp for sending newsletter campaigns. Usually, messages get the inbox but I have noticed sometimes they run to spam folder. In addition I have received the following alert from ...
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How can I add linkable anchors to Markdown headers on my Tumblr?

I'd like Markdown headers, like thus, ### Important stuff! -> <h3>Important stuff!</h3> to compile with HTML id properties, so they can be linked directly to: ### ...
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HTML mail from POP3 account not rendering

I have an email address through Go Daddy and Gmail set up to access it via POP3. When I receive an HTML email Gmail shows the headers (which normally isn't the case) and doesn't seem to be rendering ...
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How to generate a basic HTML (<p> and <br>) version of another cell in Google Sheets?

I'm using Google Sheets to help prepare posts for various social media sites. For some of the sites, I need to cut-and-paste HTML because my posts contain YouTube videos, and the only way to avoid ...
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How do I write an HTML character without the browser converting it on Google Sites?

Specifically I'm trying to write "&#773;" with the quotation marks to indicate the character. I want the code to appear not the character. I'm looking for alternative answers than to use &gt; ...