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HTML Email

HTML Email Classes in NYC

Email marketing has become a staple of marketing campaigns. In this hands-on HTML Email course, you’ll learn how to create attractive emails with custom layouts and graphics to engage with your customer base. Build a simple one-time email, as well as a weekly newsletter format.

Create Powerful, Beautiful & Effective Emails

Learn how to code and lay out emails using tables (for better compatibility with email clients), apply email-friendly CSS, fix various email client issues, and more.

Take your HTML Email skills to the next level by taking our Responsive HTML Email class and earning a NYS-Licensed Certificate in HTML Email.

Prerequisites: Knowledge equivalent to our Intro to HTML & CSS class.

  • 6 Hours
  • Mac or PC provided
  • Book included
  • Free retake

Register for a class

$325 Discounts

NYC or Live Online

What You’ll Learn

  • Learn best practices for coding HTML Email messages that are effective and cross-mail-client compatible.
  • Build and work with a couple of different layouts: a simple one-time email blast and a more complex weekly newsletter.
  • Learn how to lay out emails, apply email-friendly CSS, make a table of contents, and fix various email client issues.
View full syllabus

HTML Email Class Syllabus

What You’ll Learn

Section 1
Simple Layout


  • Working with Tables
  • Centering the Email
  • Text Styling with Inline CSS
  • Adding a Border
  • Closing the Gap Below Images
eNewsletter Layout


  • Nesting Tables For a More Complex Layout
  • Non-Centered Columns
Styling Content


  • Email-Friendly CSS
  • Streamlining Your Workflow with Embedded CSS
  • Closing the Gap Below Images

Section 2
Adding More Content


  • Creating New Events
  • HTML Attributes vs. CSS Rules
  • Adding a Footer
  • Setting a Background Color
Adding Links


  • Converting Links and Image Paths to Absolute URLs
  • Styling Links
Best Practices: Alt Text and Preheader


  • Adding Alt Text
  • Styling Alt Text
  • Adding a Preheader Message
  • Improving Your Open Rate
Sending Tests and Email Fixes


  • Using an Inlining Tool to Convert Embedded CSS
  • Testing in Various Email Clients
  • Fixes for, Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, iOS Mail, and Outlook 2007/2010
  • HTML newsletter for marketing campaign

    Learn to make great looking HTML emails.

  • Event calendar created in HTML email class

    Delivering consistent HTML email across different clients can be a challenge. You’ll learn how to sidestep the pitfalls and speed up your workflow.

  • Marketing campaign email created in HTML email class

    You’ll learn a few tricks to make even simple HTML emails look good.

Learn How to Code HTML Emails

In this hands-on HTML Email class, you will learn how to code rich, graphic emails using HTML and CSS. Work with different layouts to create effective emails blasts and newsletters. 

Create Emails with HTML & CSS

HTML Email
  • To create attractive emails with custom layouts and graphics, we use HTML and CSS.
  • Emails require some different approaches to code than webpages. Get started in our HTML Email class.
  • Emails can be responsive, which means they adapt to different size screens. Learn how to create them in our Responsive Email class.
  • To create webpages and emails we use HTML code (Hypertext Markup Language).
  • HTML tags mark up (label) content to indicate headings, paragraphs, lists, links, images, and more.
  • You can get a quick start in our 3-hour Intro to HTML & CSS class, dive deeper in our 18-hour Web Development Level 1 class, or for the most thorough training earn a Certificate in Web Design.
  • CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) code is used to style the contents of a webpage (or email), based on the HTML markup.
  • CSS controls the appearance of everything, from fonts and color, to building responsive page layouts that look good across screen sizes (mobile, tablet, and desktop).
  • Start learning CSS in our Web Development Level 1 class. Dive deeper in our Web Development Level 2 class where we cover many important CSS concepts, such as media queries. Learn more advanced ways to optimize for mobile devices and building responsive pages in our Mobile & Responsive Web Design class. The classes can be taken individually, or as part of our Web Design Certificate program.

Code & Understand How HTML Email Works

“The HTML Email course really helped me to get a deeper understanding of how emails work and render in different email clients. The personal help I received to troubleshoot all my issues with Outlook was invaluable.”
Diandra Sarno, Graphic Designer

Example exercise of HTML email for marketing campaign

Custom HTML Email Workbook Included

Learn by watching the instructor demonstrate an exercise, then practice yourself by completing projects in our custom workbook that teaches you to create consistent HTML emails across different clients, as well as tips and tricks to make even simple emails look great.

Custom HTML email is included with every class

Part of a Certificate Program

This course is part of the HTML Email certificate program; the one and only HTML Email certificate in NYC. It’s also part of the Web Design & Web Development coding bootcamps. Take the other courses to earn the certificate!

Earn a certification in HTML Email

Register for HTML Email

$325 Discounts

NYC or Live Online