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How to close the Hotmail image gap in HTML Email

Very simply, when sending HTML emails to Hotmail an image gap appears even though in Yahoo, Gmail and Apple Mail it looks fine.

To stop this from happening there is a very quick and easy fix for this issue that doesn’t affect the look of the email in other email clients.

Within the Email’s image source code:

<img src=”an-image.jpg” width=”150″ height=”250″alt=”Hello I am an Image” style=“display: block; />

Voila! You will have no more problems with image gaps in Hotmail.

If you would like us to design, host, send and track your latest email campaign, please contact us today!

James
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What Does Cache Mean?

OK, I’ll admit it: for reasons unbeknownst to myself and the people around me I actually pronounce it caché – with an attractive acute accent over the ‘e’ that makes it sound a lot like café. I know what you’re thinking, “My, he seems very suave”. I bet you can almost imagine me sitting by the computer holding a long-drawn cigarette pouting excessively to the air after saying it, can’t you? Well, I don’t smoke but yes, I do pout excessively after saying it. It’s actually pronounced “cash” and it’s known in many forms when talking about computers but today I am going to quickly mention about web cache and how clearing it can cure a few browser headaches.

An internet browser’s web cache helps speed up your web viewing by temporarily storing (or caching) files and information about a website and it’s pages you once visited. It actually helps minimise information passed across your network as your browser calls on a version of the website already saved on your computer.

When should I clear it?

  • If you think a webpage is not opening or operating properly. Let’s say you’re logging in with a new username and password combination with webmail and an error occurs
  • To view fresh website changes (even after a page refresh/reload)
  • Clearing the cache is safe and should not delete any important information. Clearing it every now and again is good maintenance

Clearing a web cache is easy, and can be found in your web browser’s preferences, tools or options under the privacy tab. It may be hidden in a sub-directory under “Clear History” in some browsers (i.e. Firefox), but doesn’t clear your Web History as that is kept separate from the cache.

Hope that helps!

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