Category: emails

How Mail.Ru Reduced Email Storage From 50 To 32 PB

    When the Russian ruble’s exchange rate slumped two years ago, it drove us to think of cutting hardware and hosting costs for the Mail.Ru email service. First, we had to take a look at what email consists of. Indexes and bod...

Making Responsive HTML Email Coding Easy With MJML

    Email is one of the best ways to engage with your users, especially during the holiday season. However, if you want to stand out, no matter how beautiful your emails are, you need to make sure they render correctly in your reader...

An Introduction To Building And Sending HTML Email For Web Developers

    HTML email: Two words that, when combined, brings tears to a developer’s eyes. If you’re a web developer, it’s inevitable that coding an email will be a task that gets dropped in your lap at some time in your ca...

Fighting Recruiter Spam with PHP – Proof of Concept

Ever since I moved off of Google services (due to quality, not privacy concerns), I’d been looking for the perfect email service. Having tried several, and having been with FastMail for a while now, I came to the realization that there’s no such thing. The biggest concern I have with modern email providers,...

Sending Emails with the Gmail JavaScript API

This article was peer reviewed by Simon Codrington. Thanks to all of SitePoint’s peer reviewers for making SitePoint content the best it can be! In a previous article, I demonstrated how to build a basic Gmail inbox and message viewing app using the Gmail JavaScript API. Today I’m going to enhance that app with...

Typographic Patterns In HTML Email Newsletter Design

   Last year I read Jan Constantin’s post “Typographic Design Patterns and Current Practices” and straightaway wanted to do something similar with email. At the time I was studying responsive typography on the web, trying to break down the websites I liked in order to understand what made the typo...