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Why background images aren’t supported?


Total Posts:  1
Posted: 28 February 2011 10:45 AM

Why background images aren’t supported in mails?


Michelle Klann

Total Posts:  204
Posted: 28 February 2011 07:03 PM
[ # 1 ]


Unfortunately some email clients do not support background images.  We recommend using the “background” attribute for TD’s in order to get them working in Gmail (and most others). 

For example:

<td background="">content</td

If you are looking for a hack for Outlook 2007 and 2010, you should check out this link:

And as always be sure to use absolute references to your images.

Cheers and happy testing!