View Full Version : html email and stylesheets

Nov 20th, 2006, 08:28 AM
i'm trying to send an html email with a external stylesheet included.
The styles are showing up when recieved on outlook but not for users who recieve them on yahoo? Is there any trick to still be able to use external stylesheets or do I have to actually put the style in the html?

Nov 20th, 2006, 11:43 AM
I'd suggest putting them in the HTML as inline styles.

Webmail such as Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail etc will most likely not read stylesheet information as they are displaying the email on an already-made page (if that makes sense - for instance, if it did read the stylesheet information then it would affect the Yahoo page as well as the email).

There's a nice little article on using CSS in emails (http://alistapart.com/articles/cssemail) on alistapart.com.