Use these code examples as a guideline for formatting your HTML email to avoid some of the major styling pitfalls in HTML email design. You may want to create your own template based on these snippets or just pick and choose the ones that fix your specific rendering issue(s).
There are two main areas in the template:
DO NOT COPY OVER COMMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS WITH THE CODE to your message or risk spam box banishment.
It is important to note that sometimes the styles in the header area should not be or don't need to be brought inline. Those instances will be marked accordingly in the comments. Email marketing is one of the most powerful channels you can leverage in a digital marketing strategy. If you're developing a new your email marketing strategy, use these downloadable email marketing templates to get started. Alternatively, if you're more focused on scaling up your social media marketing strategy, try some of these social media strategy templates, like this YouTube video description template.
Not all of the styles in the header area should be brought inline. Those instances will be marked accordingly in the comments.
Remember to test accordingly with your own code and styling. Although this code will help you get through a number of HTML email issues, it is no substitute for proper testing.
1. Basic email template with helpful comments included
2. Basic email template without comments