I want to send out newsletters that include images throughout the newsletter, however when clients receive their emails the images are attachments and they appear together at the bottom of the page?
How can I send newsletters that retain their formatting as I see them when writing them in the html editor?
You cant. This is a client security feature. Any mail client that I know of , now stops images from just appearing in html. Your users have to “allow” or “trust” your emails that come in, and then they will appear normally.
The reason for this, is spammers would send out emails with a 1px spacer gif and if a user read the email the spammer could tell that this was a legit email that a human was reading (b/c the image was accessed), and would continue spamming that address.
even gmail stops images from appearing in emails unless you approve or allow them.
Ive not tried / used this feature yet but I think what Steve is talking about is HTML formatted emails.
It appears his are being sent out in plain text format hence the images being attached rather than html formatted with images inline but blocked.
Unless of course the receiver only allows plain text emails to be received…
I will have an experiment myself as this is something I plan to do in the near future.
Well i would assume if it was plain text, the email woud show full html code and he would of said that??
is the client seeing a garbage message with html tags? or a nice pretty email just with no images in it?
[quote name=‘ETInteractive’]Well i would assume if it was plain text, the email woud show full html code and he would of said that??
is the client seeing a garbage message with html tags? or a nice pretty email just with no images in it?[/QUOTE]
Thanks ETInteractive, for your feedback [sorry for delay - been on holidays]
The emails are being received OK by clients. EG all text formatted - but the images are not aligned with the text as intended. They appear together at the botton of the email.
I have noted you comments - I like SWS - will have to see if we can get around it.