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Media Queries in HTML Email: Cover all your bases – The Email Wizardry Blog. Update: Be sure to check the comments for further discussion where Lucas has suggested sticking with max-device-width alone, but pulling the media queries into the body of the email. This does also seem to fix the problem.

Read the conversation for more. These days it’s possible to hold a smartphone in your hand with a higher screen resolution than a computer. This can pose a small issue when using media queries since there are a few devices that can fit in your hand, but actually have way more pixels than your mobile design width. What I’ve been using In my experience up to now, it was best to use the following media query when coding HTML email, using 500px as an example*: @media screen and (max-device-width: 500px) {} (I use screen instead of all to prevent any possible long-shot issues if an email is printed.

The reason to use max-device-width is because our old friend, Outlook.com on IE9, displays the mobile version of your email if you only use max-width (Such an amazing feature!). HTML y CSS para tus newsletters: Responsive Email Design. Parece ser que ya es un requerimiento adaptar nuestro código y diseño a los dispositivos móvil. Con aproximadamente un 38% de todas las aperturas de email ocurriendo en dispositivos móvil, la portabilidad del email nunca había sido tan crucial. Los suscritores son inconstantes y abrirán los correos cuando sea más conveniente para ellos. Esto dificulta saber o predecir cuando, dónde y con qué dispositivo los usuarios abrirán nuestras campañas.

Lo que sí sabemos es que nuestros newsletters deben adaptarse a los dispositivos móvil si queremos que la experiencia del suscritor sea positiva. El Responsive Email Design es una optimización del diseño original del email para proporcionar una experiencia visual óptima de nuestras campañas de email marketing en todos los dispositivos (des de ordenadores de escritorio hasta teléfonos móvil). Diseñar para email significa pensar en lo que ocurrirá cuando la pantalla sea más pequeña. Plantilla optimizada para dispositivos móvil de newslettersoft 1. 2. Crear un Correo Electrónico Responsivo Perdurable sin Media Queries - Envato Tuts+ Web Design Tutorial.

The How-To Guide to Responsive Email Design. Responsive email design has been growing steadily in popularity, and it’s no surprise as to why: 47% of email opens are on a mobile device, and some brands see upwards of 70% of their emails opened on mobile. These brands turn to responsive design techniques to create better experiences for their subscribers, and in many cases, increase their click and engagement rates.

The foundation of responsive email design is built upon CSS3 media queries, which can be confusing and complicated to learn. And like everything else in email, they don’t work quite the same way in our inboxes as they do on the websites we view in browsers. Enter our how-to guide for responsive email design. See what is possible with responsive email design, how to implement media queries in your design, and support for responsive emails in various mobile email applications. Click on the graphic for an enlarged view. An Easy Way to Get Started: 7 Free Templates Get the templates → Embed this infographic: Stats to Tweet:

Creating a Future-Proof Responsive Email Without Media Queries. There are quite enough headaches to deal with when coding HTML email. So it hardly seems fair if we also need to keep on top of the new email clients and device sizes that pop up every week. CSS and media query support can vary from app to app making it impossible to avoid being consumed by fear every time you hear that there’s a new and exciting mail app that you’ve yet to test. But what if you could build an email template that was responsive, even in environments with the poorest support for modern CSS? What if, every time you heard about some new email app that everyone’s trying, instead of shaking with fear, you could feel safe and secure in the knowledge that your emails probably look fine? The method that I espouse below is all about creating a good experience for email clients which have no media query support whatsoever.

It’s called the fluid hybrid method, sometimes referred to as the spongy method of email development. ! Next, between <! And add this styling to your CSS file: How to create a centered, responsive email design. This was a technique discovered while we were working on Canvas. While it didn’t make it into the final product, we think it’s worth sharing anyway. Getting responsive emails to look nice in the Gmail app is a never-ending challenge because of its infamous lack of support for media queries. I’ve previously blogged and written about ways to get a fluid email to look great in the app, but it comes at a design cost; you have to keep one column fairly narrow so that the other column will be wider than a mobile viewport and thus, when viewed on a mobile screen, take up 100% of the screen. But what everyone wants to do, of course, is have equal-width columns that stack. Often this is achieved by using the align attribute to ‘float’ one table to the left and one to the right, but when viewed in the Gmail app (especially on larger mobiles), these aligned tables retain their positions, with undesirable results: Start with the fluid method (your table here) Finally, we’ll close our conditional table.

Fluid Images | Email Design Reference. Having your images resize on small screens is one of the most important benefits of using media queries, especially where email is concerned. Since one of the most common media query trigger sizes for emails is 480px (the width of most phones in landscape orientation), images wider than that 480px would result in some horizontal scrolling, which should generally be avoided. Making an image fluid, however, solves that problem.

By virtue of being fluid, the image is also adaptable to different media query trigger sizes. Here’s our example image and the code behind it: expand Pretty simple stuff. When the email is viewed on a screen that is 480px and smaller, the image has its height and width overridden, it also gets a max-width designated so that the image doesn’t look blown out proportion. The image is fluid, so it will fill its available space regardless of whether the screen orientation is portrait or landscape, and readers don’t have to deal with horizontal scrolling. Creating a Simple Responsive HTML Email. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a simple responsive HTML email which will work in every email client, including all the new smartphone mail clients and apps. It uses minimal media queries and a fluid width approach to ensure maximum compatibility. If you’re looking for a quick starting point though, you can purchase one of our best email templates, we have a number of responsive options with easy to customize features.

Otherwise, learn how to build one in HTML yourself in this tutorial. There was a time when media queries were quite enough to get responsive emails working in iOS and Android mail applications, both of which support media queries. Since then, there has been a proliferation of mail applications created for both iOS and Android platforms, with varying degrees of support for responsive email development methods. The good news is that you can design and build an email that will look excellent in every mail app, including those that don't support media queries. Which clients support media queries? - Help – Litmus.

Which clients support media queries? If you’ve built a responsive email design using media queries, but your Litmus screenshot is showing the desktop version of the email, it could be that the particular client/device you’re viewing doesn’t support media queries. The chart below outlines support for media queries across a range of mobile email clients and applications. When troubleshooting responsive designs and media queries, also keep in mind that the media query will be triggered by the viewport size of the device. Viewport sizes can vary drastically based on the physical screen size of the phone, the screen’s resolution and the pixel density or device-pixel-ratio of the device. This information is partially sourced from Campaign Monitor and Style Campaign. Information is supplemented and verified by first-hand testing when possible.

Resizing email hero image without Media Queries. Hard-Won Lessons In Responsive Email Design - SmashingConf Oxford 2014. Creando un sencillo email HTML responsive. Responsive Email Design. Now we’ve got the theory, let’s put some of these techniques into practice by applying them to a real-world email. Not just any email, but one that’s send to millions of people every day. In the not so distant past, Twitter’s email notifications were less-than-flash on mobile devices. The problem was, a combination of tiny text and a wide layout pushing out the zoom made them nearly unreadable on small screens.

We decided to do something about it. In 5 minutes, we applied a simple fix that made a world of difference to the usability and readability of their notifications… And potentially can help you significantly improve how your email campaigns display on mobile devices, too. In this case study, we’ll show you how we took a humble email notification and turned it into something tweet-worthy when viewed in iPhone or Android Mail, or any mobile email client that supports media queries. Taming the tiny text @media only screen and (max-width: 480px) { ... } Now we’ve got you started…