Minimum font size

Hi there,

What's the minimum recommended font size for Arial in HTML email?

We've been setting it to 12px, but with the increase in users using mobile devices for email, we're not sure if this is too small.

Any advice would be appreciated.

roshodgekiss roshodgekiss, 6 years ago

Hi James, there isn't a hard and fast, but I probably wouldn't go less than 12px for Arial (I stand by this for serif fonts in particular). I recommend you check out the following two blog posts:

Should I use em or px when coding...?
Override the min font size on the iPhone and iPad

There are a couple of details within that may help you with font/size selection. Good luck!


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jamesashcroft, 6 years ago

Thanks Ros, will take a look.

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