FAQ Friday- How do I create a Plain Text email?

Q: How do I create a Plain Text email?

A: Currently, we don’t offer the option to create what is traditionally referred to as a “plain text” email inside of Swiftpage.  However, all emails that are sent through Swiftpage send both an HTML version and a text version of the email.  Thus, if an email hits a device that does not read html, a plain text version of the email is delivered.  If you want to send a text-only email, we suggest only using text in the creation of your email template  (leaving out all images and hyperlinks)- brilliant, isn’t it!?

Notes:

-HTML will display by default on most devices, if supported.
-Line breaks are not allowed in Plain Text emails, so you will want to be sure any line breaks are removed from your templates before sending a text-only email.
-Hyperlinks are not allowed in Plain Text emails. If you would like to put in a link, spell out the entire URL rather than hyper linking to text.

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About chrisswiftpage

Chris Gordon joined the Swiftpage Team in November of 2009. Chris manages Channel Marketing and Sales for the company and has the privilege of working with hundreds of savvy business owners and partners worldwide. He and his wife live in San Diego where they enjoy spending as much time as possible outside, surfing and exploring the coastline. Chris can be reached at cgordon@swiftpage.com. For more information about becoming a reseller, visit: http://swiftpage.com/partnerprogram.htm.

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