Tricks

Techniques for Excellent Emails in Outlook.com

Since Microsoft migrated all of their users from the old Hotmail platform, Outlook.com has grown by leaps and bounds. However, this tricky client is still giving everybody a run for their money.

Check out our list of must-know tips for Outlook.com.

Best Email Development Tricks and Hacks

Over the last year (or so), I’ve seen some pretty incredible tricks and
hacks covered on blogs in the email development community.

Here are a
few that I found particularly useful or groundbreaking, as well as a few
from Email on Acid that I think you might find helpful.

Making Custom Font Stacks Work in Outlook

Outlook 2007, 2010 and 2013 have created limitless troubles for email developers. We have a whole whitepaper on how to address a lot of these troubles, including image gaps, image backgrounds and so on. But a bug I encountered recently—displaying custom fonts—had me pulling my hair out for a few hours, until I realized that I could game the system and make my fallback fonts function by using a LOT of font declarations.

9 Ways to Prevent Yahoo! Headaches

Yahoo! Mail is a popular web-based email client. Most problems with this client are caused by remnants of Yahoo! Shortcuts. This infuriating feature turned random keywords into advertisement links. We give kudos to Yahoo! for removing it, but it seems to have some lingering aftereffects.

Read on for our top list of need-to-know tips for coding emails for this cranky client.