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ADD AN IMAGE TO YOUR EMAIL MESSAGE
Without adding it to your signature codes.
Suppose you want to send someone a simple gif greeting or post it in a newsgroup with the image right in your message, instead of having a text link to the image. You can do this with just a few simple html codes in your message.
To do this, your message must be written in html format like your signature, but using only a few codes. The important thing to remember is that <html> must be the very first thing in your message and must be in the top line, in the left most character position.
The next thing you need is the <image> tag with the image URL in it. The image tag looks like this:
That is followed by the closing html tag </html>. This is the simplest way to include the image in your message. The codes and the result will look like this:
Center the image by adding the <center> tag. don't forget to close it with </center> before closing the html tag.
If you are
the background in your message body will default to white when posting in html format.
To correct this, add a <BODY> tag with the
This procedure will only work with image URLs (using the file extention of .gif or .jpg, for example). If the page you want to include in your message is a .html page, then you will need to substitute the <embed src="THE_URL"> tag in place of the image tag. Everything else remains the same Be aware that when you do this, everything on the page you embed will show up in your message body. This is the way I write my site update mailings.
You can add your message text to appear above the image simply by typing it in right after the <body> tag. Better add a text color for it in that body tag too or it may default to the same color as your backbgound and won't be seen.
and paragraph breaks
in place of using the return key in your message. The
will place a blank line, then will start a new line in the text.
You can also type a message here below the image but before the tag if you wish. Don't forget to use the line break and paragraph break tags in place of using the return key or everything will be run together as one continuous paragraph.