Tag Archives: HTML

Outlook ignores query strings on image src

Every version of Outlook on Windows, from 2003 through to 2016, fails to render an image when the query string contains required information for accessing the URL. Key screenshots from a test on Email On Acid are below. I can’t … Continue reading

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Outlook.com and Office 365 now support the TD background attribute

After several days of fighting with email layouts for messages of varying content length, trying to find a solution for showing a gradient background (either as an image or as CSS) in the many mail clients out there, I learned … Continue reading

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IE9, JQuery/JavaScript, and broken select boxes

I hope nobody else has this problem, but just in case, here’s the thing I had to diagnose this afternoon: a few select boxes (those things that drop down a list of options and you choose one) were immediately closing … Continue reading

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Ordering CSS pseudo-elements (and pseudo-classes)

Look out for the order you use CSS pseudo-elements in, or you may not get the results you want. Today, I found that using li:before:first-child doesn’t work to style the :before pseudo-element on my first li, but li:first-child:before does. Rather … Continue reading

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