Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Suggestion for supporting Lotus Notes 6.5, 7, and 8.5, part of Creating a Responsive HTML Email.
Now, if you need to support Lotus Notes 6.5, 7, or 8.5, the first…suggestion I would have is to not use the background properties on the anchor tags.…I wouldn't attempt to convert the anchor tags inside…of the promos into buttons, those aren't being supported.…So you can remove the in line background color and maybe…change the color of the links to green or a different color.…The other thing I would consider doing is putting a…single cell table inside of each of the table rows.…You will…notice here that the padding is not being supported on the TD tags…so all of the content inside of the TD's is touching the edges.…
So if we put a table inside of each table…row that contains content, and set the width to about 615…pixels and set the alignment to center, will give us…the inset spacing amount we're looking for on the outermost TDs.…And if you're going to follow this approach, you'll…also want to make sure to remove the…padding on all of the other TDs since…all of the other email clients are supporting it.…And use the width of the nested table to control how…
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- Creating the graphics
- Setting up the base layout structure
- Styling the table rows for the headline, banner, etc.
- Creating buttons
- Adding CSS media queries
- Styling the content
- Incorporating animation and web fonts
- Validating your code
- Testing in various email clients
Skill Level Beginner
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Q: This course was updated on 11/26/2013. What changed?
A: We added two new movies to Chapter 5, "Adding HTML5 video into HTML email" and "Encoding and embedding base64 images."
Q: This course was updated on 12/03/2014. What changed?
A: We added one bonus movie, "Using high-definition graphics in your HTML email."