Alex

Alex is the email developer at MailChimp. She builds templates for our application—and codes tables so you don't have to.

Sync Litmus with Your MailChimp Account

Last year, we partnered with Litmus to bring you Inbox Preview, and now they’ve got a new tool that can help simplify your email building process. ESP Syncing allows you to sync the emails and templates you’ve created in Litmus Builder directly to your MailChimp account. Instead of having to manually copy and paste code, …

Designing Templates with Hero Images

In our latest release, we’ve added the ability to include background images in our basic templates. Background images are a simple way to add visual interest to your campaigns and promote brand consistency in your emails. Most importantly, they’re perfect for adding a hero section to your campaigns. A hero section is a design technique …

Coming Soon to Gmail: Better Email Rendering

Last week, Gmail announced that they’re going to start supporting media queries. Email geeks everywhere collectively lost their minds. What’s changing? Previously, Gmail stripped the <head> and <style> elements from email HTML. Any CSS—the code responsible for styling HTML—had to be applied inline to render, which is a pain and also results in bloated emails. …