[development] HTML emails

Stefan Nagtegaal development at robuustdesign.nl
Fri Jul 25 07:22:03 UTC 2008

Op 24 jul 2008, om 10:36 heeft Xavier Bestel het volgende geschreven:

> On Wed, 2008-07-16 at 18:44 +0200, Stefan Nagtegaal wrote:
>> Op 16 jul 2008, om 18:06 heeft Darrel O'Pry het volgende geschreven:
>>> On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 5:12 AM, Matt Connolly <matt at cabinetuk.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>        Besides, email clients have been HTML friendly for a *long*
>>>        time, so I don't see why Drupal shouldn't have an interface
>>>        that understands rich email messages.
>>>        Thoughts?
>>> Have you even tried to make an HTML email look the same in multiple
>>> email clients?  That stuff is impossible... and forget it if you
>>> want colored anchors or css support consistently. Heck they don't
>>> even send mime attachments consistently... They all do something
>>> close to spec... and lets not even get into the quirks of various
>>> webmail clients and the pluthera of different versions of MS Outlook
>>> in the wild and still supported by MS.
>> It isn't impossible!
>> Just use CSS and make sure you have a wrapper div around your
>> HTML-layout, styled with the CSS.
>> The only thing that breaks your e-mails along the different e-mail
>> clients is when you add styling to the <body>...</body> of your HTML
>> e-mail.
> Some current email clients support HTML but *not* CSS.

They do, but you should use the CSS inside the header itself, and not  
as a external file.
I'm sorry, I should have said so in the first place..


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