Can I use CSS (cascading style sheets) in my emails?
You can use CSS in your emails, however many email clients do not implement the most current (or any) CSS standard. Also note that most email clients automatically block external stylesheets. If you must use CSS, use only inline styles. Also, be sure to test your email thoroughly to make sure that your email is displayed properly in a few of the major email clients. This will greatly increase the
What does the Clear Styles button do?
The Clear Styles button will delete any text formatting from the block or selection you are editing. This includes any colors, fonts and text size changes that have been made. You will see this button in the toolbar while you are editing a block of the email campaign.
Templates & Editor September 6, 2019
Why is the selection of font styles and sizes limited in Benchmark Email?
The font styles and colors are limited due to the compatability between browsers and operating systems. In order to display the font and the colors in your emails or even the icons on your desktop, there needs to be a library of images that the computer can grab from. Unfortunately this library of fonts styles, colors, and icons are not always the same. However the list provided to your in
Templates & Editor August 7, 2018
Can I remove the border that appears around my email?
Some of the email templates offered by Benchmark Email include a main border. This is what outlines your email. By editing the color of the border to match the body of your email, it will remove the appearance of the border. To change the color of the border: In Step 4 of the Editor, click on the Global Colors option that appears in the left pane. You will get the
Templates & Editor March 28, 2019
Using CSS in HTML emails
Normally CSS code is placed either in a separate CSS file or in a style tag in the head of the email. This will NOT work in emails. Most email clients (like YahooMail!, Gmail, Hotmail, etc), will remove the head and body tags by default. These clients wont reference external CSS files, because it might interfere with their own CSS coding. We recommend placing your CSS code in-line with your
How does the CSS-Automator work?
This feature is available if you choose to use your own custom HTML, instead of the standard templates. Most of the web mail applications like GMail, YahooMail, Hotmail will not render your email properly if you have used <style> blocks. You would normally have to use inline CSS in your layout - that would be quite tedious. So to do this job automatically for you, we provide the CSS-Automator,
General questions August 6, 2018