Rémi Parmentier is a french front-end developer working at his own small web development agency, Tilt Studio. Rémi runs workshops, gives talks and writes articles on his blog to help others code better HTML emails. Rémi also likes Game Boy consoles and Jurassic Park.
Email Coding Guidelines
Coding HTML emails is a beast of its own with lots of differences from coding web pages. In this presentation, Rémi will share a few coding guidelines that will give you a better comprehension on how to make your emails code cleaner and work as good as possible in Gmail, Apple Mail and other mail clients.
We’ll cover most up-to-date email coding best practices. This includes the following issues:
- Use an HTML5 doctype.
- When to use <table>s for layout.
- Make an email work without <style>.
- Prefer modern styles over ancient HTML attributes.
- Use padding or margin for spacing.
- Improve the accessibility of your email.
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