HTML Newsletter in Hotmail

Hi Friends,

How are you? I am sending HTML and TEXT emails to our subscribers. HTML emails comes perfectly in Yahoo, while gets distorted in Hotmail. Could you please guide me how could i solve this.

Thanks in advance.
dvpandyaAsked:
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Diablo84Connect With a Mentor Commented:
are you specifying the html content type in the headers

eg.

$headers  = "MIME-Version: 1.0\r\n";
$headers .= "Content-type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1\r\n";

mail("to@something.com","subject","message",$headers);

(ie. headers are the optional 4th parameter in the mail function)
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Diablo84Commented:
I have just tested with this script (sending to a hotmail address) and the html is displayed fine

<?php
$message = '
some html<br>
<table width="75%" border="1">
  <tr>
    <td>table</td>
    <td>data</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td><font color="#FF0000" face="Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">table</font></td>
    <td>data</td>
  </tr>
</table>
';
$headers  = "MIME-Version: 1.0\r\n";
$headers .= "Content-type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1\r\n";

mail("ADDRESS_REMOVED","test2",$message,$headers);
?>
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Marcus BointonConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hotmail does some extremely unpleasant things to HTML email, typically removing/rendering useless the html, head and body tags so that it doesn't clash with the page it's embedded in. This really means that you have to use either inline CSS styles, or evil font tags if things are going to look right. Any CSS included in your head tag will be ignored, which could go a long way to explaining why things don't look right in many cases. This article may be of interest:

http://alistapart.com/articles/cssemail/
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