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Email Campaign Resources

Testing Your Email’s Spam Score

Check out the link below to test the spam score of your email campaign https://www.mail-tester.com/
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Email Campaign Resources

Creating Responsive Email Campaigns

With all the different email clients and web browsers, creating a responsive eblast can be quite the challenge. Thankfully, the people over at Tuts+ have made life much easier for us by creating a responsive eblast that will work no matter where you are viewing it… Even Outlook versions 2007, 2010 and 2013! To be safe, I backed the working files up on my server so that they will never get misplaced. View online
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Email Campaign Resources

Helpful Resources for Creating Email Campaigns

If you are responsible for creating email campaigns, you might find some of the following links useful: Litmus Litmus lets you preview your campaigns across 40+ real email clients and devices in minutes. You can now deliver your e-blast with piece of mind without worrying how it will look on the different email clients or web browsers. Litmus is not a free service, but it is worth the purchase if you are handling a l
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MAMP

Fixing the MAMP Issue With the Yosemite OS

Immediately after installing the Yosemite OS, I discovered that my MAMP application no longer launched my startup page. After a few minutes of scratching my head, I did some research and found the following solution: In finder, navigate to the following path Applications ▸ MAMP ▸ Library ▸ bin Locate the file called “envvars” and rename it to “_envvars”. Relaunch MAMP
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HTML & CSS Resources

CSS: Embedding Fonts on a Website

Here is fast and effective way of embedding fonts into your webpage without having to use graphical images. First we must declare the font within your CSS: @font-face { font-family: amputa; src: url('amputa.ttf'); } @font-face { font-family: amputa; font-weight: bold; src: url('amputa.ttf'); } Now we are able to call it using “font-family” h1 { font-family: amputa, sans-serif; } View Results Download the
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MAMP

Setting Up a Local Server With MAMP

When I started using MAMP, I knew right away that I didn’t want to store my site files in the default location, as shown below:       I have created a directory called “Sites” and have populated it with source files. I will now direct my the apache server to my “Sites” Directory and then set the Start / Stop to open that directory whenever MAMP is launched.     A
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Adobe Flash

Flash: Pausing Timeline Using AS2

Here is a handy little script that will make stop animations much easier and efficient. This will pause your animation for X amount of seconds, thus making your timeline easier to manage. The “5000” refers to how many milliseconds the movie will pause for. 1000 milliseconds = 1 second stop(); var nInterval = setInterval(Play, 5000); function Play() { clearInterval(nInterval); gotoAndPlay(_currentframe+1);
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Creating a 404 Page

Creating a 404 Page

A 404 page is a necessity for any professional website. As files are updated and shuffled around, there is no guarantee that search engines will be up to date with your latest changes. By creating a 404 page, you are keeping the user experience constant throughout the entire website, even if they happen to run across a file or page that is missing. Create HTML/CSS Template Once you have built your entire website, cop
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