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Email Background Images with CSS: Unveiling the Myth

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There’s a deeply rooted misunderstanding among e-mail marketing folks that background images don’t work in e-mails and, therefore, can’t be used to illustrate or beautiful creations.

In fact, if we inspect today’s¬†available¬†HTML and CSS attributes in major e-mail clients and providers, we’d think we’ve taken a lift with Marty McFly and brought back to the remote year of 2001 in which websites were built using just tables and sliced images.