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How to create consistently-designed, properly-rendered email.

Templates

Starting points for creating new emails.

Customizing Email

Tools to create more custom emails.

one puzzle piece

Base

Create simple emails with styles for typography, hyperlinks, responsiveness, Outlook conditional CSS, and more.

puzzle pieces

Components

Create more complex emails with components for buttons, images, tags, team identification, and more.

Knowledge and Resources

Best Practices

Emails don’t need to look the same in every email client, but there are some things to keep in mind when working on emails.

View best practices

Sending Email Coming Soon

There are a few ways to do it depending on the team, audience, and context. For now, check out Anita’s docs on processes for sending email and technical documentation.

Email Client Breakdown

Make sure your emails render well in these clients. We use Litmus and a few other tools.

Gmail
73%
Yahoo
8%
Apple Mail
6%
Microsoft Outlook
5%
iPhone
5%
Windows Live Mail
1%
iPad
< 1%
Samsung Mail
< 1%
Android Mail
< 1%
Mail.Ru
< 1%