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Email Design Podcast #58: Latest Outlook App Rendering Quirks and AOL to Manage Verizon Email Accounts

In the 58th episode of The Email Design Podcast, hosts Kevin Mandeville and Jason Rodriguez talk about the latest quirks to come to the Outlook apps, a new fix for the and Office 365 image gap problem, AOL taking over Verizon email accounts, and more. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.

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In this episode:

  • (0:38) Email rendering in the Outlook App: Courtney Fantinato outlines recent quirks she’s seeing in the Outlook apps on iOS and Android where the app is losing responsive design support.
  • (4:11)’s latest bug and how to fix gaps under images: Rémi Parmentier breaks down a new fix for image gaps in which is as simple as adding id=”OWATemporaryImageDivContainer” to your image.
  • (11:21) AOL to begin managing Verizon’s email service: AOL will be transitioning any email address to their servers over the next 90 days. Customers will have 30 days to to migrate over to AOL and if they fail to do so their unmigrated accounts will be deleted and thus cause hard bounces for email marketers. You can do a dedicated engagement campaign, but since this rollout is happening in waves, it may not lineup with subscribers and cause confusion. Since Verizon accounts will most likely be a small minority for most, we recommend waiting for hard bounces and removing them from your lists.
  • (17:12) mailto Email Templates: A collection of premium Litmus-tested email templates that are compatible with MailChimp, Campaign Monitor, and Sendgrid.
  • (19:33) Email of the Week: table tr td’s Email Builder

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