Replying to emails with coloured backgrounds

Hi everyone, hope you are well.

A client has a dark blue background either side of the main content area on their emails. When they hit reply, the white is lost and the background of their emails changes to the dark blue color. Is there any way to prevent this from happening - so the background remains white?

Any help greatly appreciated.


roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 3 years ago

Hi kris2 - the easiest way to do this is to:

a) Ensure no margin/padding and background color has been applied to <body>, eg. <body style="margin: 0; padding: 0;">
b) Wrap all content in a table with 100% width, with the blue background colour applied

This way, when the email is replied to, text won't appear on the blue background color. Let us know how you go :)

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JohnP JohnP, 3 years ago

Here is a blog post I previously wrote that demonstrates how to avoid this issue. Hope it helps.

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