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Weird problem in HTML Email

  • # November 4, 2008 at 2:48 am

    I have created a simple html email for one of my clients (based on a Mailchimp template). The header image (Fishbone Studio) has the same hex colour (#261414) as the background color of the html. Everything looks fine on my end, and I have tested on Firefox, Safari and Opera.

    Now when my client has a look on his Mac in Safari, the header image background shows up a lot darker than the rest of the page.. why would that be?

    Here is a link to the email layout:
    http://www.mcpdesign.com.au/Clients/fis … mail_1108/

    Steve

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    # November 4, 2008 at 4:33 am

    Looks fine on my safari. It could be a calibration issue with your client’s monitor? To avoid the chance of a difference in colour shades, you could use a transparent PNG (or even a transparent GIF) as your header rather than a full colour image.
    You really should be checking your html emails in email clients, both online and offline rather than just focussing on Web Browsers.

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