[thelist] Html Email

Ian Anderson ian at zstudio.co.uk
Mon Apr 11 04:34:06 CDT 2005

Darin Lang wrote:

> Great design links. Thank you. But it is not really the design part 
> that is giving me trouble, yet, I can't even SEND the mail. I am 
> trying to figure out how to send the email.
> The reason this has to do with web site design, is that the site I am 
> currently designing wants html email newsletters, and autoresponders, 
> and I am trying to figure out how to automate that, and so far i 
> haven't found a program to do the SENDING successfully. Automatically 
> compiling and sending a 2 part email or an html email with text only 
> provisions of some sort,  has proven impossible for me. How, since 
> this is so incredibly simple and everyone is doing it, how is it being 
> done?

Just about any ASP component for sending mail has the option to send as 
HTML or plain text. Desktop applications usually do too.

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