Understand MIME Types: HTML versus Plain Text


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Understanding MIME types: HTML vs plain text

So, what is email? It's what shows up in my inbox, right? Well, not exactly. Like web pages, email is both content and code used to organize and display that content. In this video, let's explore exactly what HTML email and plain text email are made of, and how it impacts your email deliveries. If you don't know, the Internet is made up of interlocking standards for web pages, email, video, and all the rest. There are two types of email: plain text and HTML.

These are called MIME types, for Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions. MIME describes his standards for creating and sending email on the Internet. You might see the HTML version or the plaintext version and not realize that hidden in the exact same email is the other version. All email, whether it's text or HTML, is made up of certain blocks. The first block that you'll see in the code is the header data. The second significant block is the content type description for the email, and a boundary definition.

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Understanding MIME types: HTML vs plain text
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