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Sending Newsletter by Email

On Windows (using Internet Explorer and Outlook)

  1. Open the newsletter in Internet Explorer
  2. Copy (Ctrl+C) the URL (http://) from the address bar
  3. Open Outlook, go to Message menu > New Message Using > Web Page
  4. Paste the URL into the popup box (Ctrl+P), click OK
  5. Address to your recipients or group as usual
  6. Type in a subject line; eg. June Newsletter
  7. IMPORTANT! Within the Message window, go to Format menu and uncheck Send Pictures with Message
  8. Click Send

On Mac (using Safari and Mac Mail)

  1. Open the newsletter in Safari
  2. Go to File menu > Mail Contents of This Page (Cmd+I)
  3. This will open the webpage as an email message in Mail. If it does not, open Mac Mail, go to Mail menu > Preferences and select Mail as your default email reader.
  4. Address as usual
  5. Type in a subject line if one is not already defined; eg. June Newsletter
  6. Click Send

Constant Contact

To generate the signup form code for your website, Login, then go Contacts > Join My Mailing List

 

<div class="signup">

<form action="http://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/d.jsp" method="post">
<fieldset>
<input type="hidden" name="llr" value="9w4npkcab" />
<input type="hidden" name="m" value="1102010842842" />
<input type="hidden" name="p" value="oi" />
<p>Join Our Mailing List<br />Enter your email: <input type="text" name="ea" size="20" value="" class="signup_input" />
<input type="submit" name="go" value="Go" class="signup_submit" /></p>
</fieldset>
</form>
</div>

Then you have the handles for your CSS:
.signup
.signup_input
.signup_submit

 

Validates as xHTML 1.0 Strict

 

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