How do I set a background image?

I'm creating an email and need to use an image as the background to one of the cells in my table, I've tried creating it in CSS, defining style in the cell and using the html table command background. When I preview the email online it all looks spot on, but the moment I send a test email and view it in Outlook 2007 the background image isn't visible.

Any ideas/suggestions much appreciated


Richard.Wendon Richard.Wendon, 6 years ago

Background images will not display in Outlook 2007, for full details on what's supported...

itpie, 6 years ago

Thanks - hunted high and low for a work around and found some things to try, but none worked - if anyone finds a way of using background image in Outlook 2007 let me know, but I for one don't think its possible

Richard.Wendon Richard.Wendon, 6 years ago

like i say... its not for Outlook 2007.

davidaf davidaf, 6 years ago

Hey -

You might try the technique that Travis  posted in our blog a while back.

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Richard.Wendon Richard.Wendon, 6 years ago

new to me... nice :)

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