The Community is hosting an End of Summer sweepstakes! Participants must complete tasks to earn tickets that will enter them with a chance to win a free year of Constant Contact and other great prizes!*
*No Purchase Necessary. For Official Rules, visit here. Constant Contact’s End of Summer 2020 Sweepstakes ends on October, 20, 2020 at 11:50 PM EST.

Switch from Dancing Script to Comic Sans - awful

Highlighted
Senior Member

Switch from Dancing Script to Comic Sans - awful

I used Dancing Script in an email, thinking that another script-like font or at least something attractive would be substituted in cases where the font was not available - but many people received an email with the text in Comic Sans, which is just awful. The email was a huge embarrassment. Is that a problem on CC's end or with individual email programs?

Tags (1)
1 REPLY 1
Highlighted
Employee

Re: Switch from Dancing Script to Comic Sans - awful

Hello @tcob,

 

We do have a feature request in to make fonts more customizable, and to improve the formatting to increase the consistency across devices.  Ultimately each device can read the coding differently, and some devices will simply have a different display than others, sometimes with unfortunate results.  Putting extra coding in to ensure that consistency can sometimes lead to too much HTML in the background, which can cause even more extreme problems though.  We'll continue working on ways to improve consistency and add more font options, but ultimately if you're using a non-standard font, there's no guarantee that it will display the way you want in all email clients.


Aaron_H
Community & Social Media Support

Did I answer your question? If so, please mark my post as an "Accepted Solution" by clicking the Accept as Solution button in the bottom right hand corner of this post.

You're not alone on your email marketing journey. Connect with a Marketing Advisor to see how they can help you develop the right strategy for your business and get the most out of your Constant Contact experience.
Constant Contact 2020 End of Summer Community Sweepstakes!

The Constant Contact User Community is hosting a sweepstakes. The more you participate, the more chances you have to win! Read on to learn more...

Read More
Featured