Are you tired of Gmail rejecting your long HTML email signature? Look no further! In this video, Rizwan shows you how to install your lengthy signature on Gmail with the help of a Chrome extension.
Are you tired of struggling with Gmail’s strict limitations when it comes to email signatures? If you’re someone who likes to include a lengthy, informative signature on your emails, you’ve probably faced the frustration of having Gmail reject your HTML code. But don’t worry – there’s a solution! With the help of a Chrome extension called Email Signature Rescue, you can now install your custom HTML signature on Gmail without any issues.
In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the process of installing a long HTML signature on Gmail using the Email Signature Rescue extension. We’ll guide you through each step of the process and provide some useful tips to ensure that your signature looks great and functions perfectly.
Step 1: Download and Install the Extension
The first step is to download and install the Email Signature Rescue extension. You can do this by searching for “Email Signature Rescue” in Google and clicking on the first link. From there, simply add the extension to your Chrome browser to proceed.
Step 2: Obtain the HTML Signature Code
Once you’ve installed the extension, the next step is to obtain the HTML code for your signature. If you already have an HTML signature file, you can simply double-click it in Explorer to open it. If you don’t have an HTML file yet, you’ll need to create one using an HTML editor like Notepad++ or Simple Notepad.
Option 1 – With Notepad++: If you’re using Notepad++, right-click on the HTML file and open it with the editor. Select all the code (Ctrl+A) and copy it (Ctrl+C). Create a new text document named “code” and paste the code (Ctrl+V). Save the file.
Option 2 – With Simple Notepad: If you don’t have Notepad++, open the HTML file with Simple Notepad and copy the code directly.
Step 3: Install the Signature on Gmail
Now that you have the HTML code for your signature, it’s time to install it on Gmail. Open the Email Signature Rescue extension and select Gmail as your email client. Click on “Enter Custom HTML Code” and paste the code that you copied in Step 2. Click on “Save HTML” to save your signature.
To verify that your signature has been installed correctly, open Gmail and select “Compose” to create a new email. Your signature should now appear at the bottom of the email. If it doesn’t, try refreshing Gmail and creating a new email again.
Tips for a Great HTML Signature
Now that you’ve successfully installed your HTML signature on Gmail, here are some tips to ensure that it looks great and functions perfectly:
Keep it simple: While you may be tempted to include lots of graphics and colors in your signature, it’s best to keep it simple. This will ensure that your signature loads quickly and doesn’t distract from the content of your email.
Use a standard font: Stick to a standard font like Arial, Verdana or Times New Roman to ensure that your signature looks consistent across different devices and email clients.
Include social media links: If you’re active on social media, be sure to include links to your profiles in your signature. This will make it easier for your contacts to connect with you on different platforms.
Test it on different devices: Before sending out any emails with your new signature, be sure to test it on different devices and email clients to ensure that it looks great everywhere.