Adding video to email


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Adding video to email

Adding video to email is both easy and impossible. Only Mac Mail, MobileMe, and other Apple software lets readers play a video embedded in their email. But there is a way to gracefully include videos in email. I'll show it you now. This is from a Campaign Monitor article in their blog. Here is the code, and the exercise file also includes the URL to this post. The solution to add video in your HTML emails is to use the HTML5 video tag.

Specifically, in the video tag, we specify width and height and we specify what is the fallback image if the video cannot display in the email software. In addition, we set the source for our video file, the type of our video file, and we set a link around an image, which is our fallback image. This approach will allow you to include video, whether or not the email software can display video. In addition, you may find that if you use FeedBurner and you include video in your blog posts, people who subscribe to your FeedBurner account and use Apple Mail a...

Adding video to email
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Adding video to email provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Tim Slavin as part of the Effective HTML Email and Newsletters

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