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Summary: Apple continues to pave the way for more web-like email experiences by using the Webkit engine to power their email clients. In addition to strong support for CSS2 properties, Apple's clients also support a limited, but useful set of CSS3 properties, including Webkit-specific implementations.

We hope that Apple will inspire a much larger switch to Webkit amongst email client developers, or at least serve as a model for less-compliant email clients to aspire to. Last updated: 13 July 2011

Full Support
  • Background-image
  • Background-position
  • Background-position a:hover
  • Border
  • Color/background-color
  • Descendant-selectors
  • Float/clear
  • Font family/size/weight/style
  • Font-family names with quotes
  • Font inheritance
  • Line-height
  • List-style-image
  • Margin
  • Padding
  • Varying link-colors
  • Width/height

Find out more about CSS support in this email client.

Version History

13 July 2011
Initial recommendations added

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