Email Template Tools

These are some of my favorite tools for designing, building, and testing email templates. Enjoy!
 

Design

 Litmus Scope inspects emails and returns the source code, so you can use layouts and features you love in your own email templates.

Litmus Scope inspects emails and returns the source code, so you can use layouts and features you love in your own email templates.

 Really Good Emails showcases the best email design and resources on the web, and is a great resource for getting inspiration for your own templates.

Really Good Emails showcases the best email design and resources on the web, and is a great resource for getting inspiration for your own templates.

 Codecademy is an interactive way to learn to code HTML/CSS, Javascript, and many other languages for free.

Codecademy is an interactive way to learn to code HTML/CSS, Javascript, and many other languages for free.

Build

 Sublime Text is a smart text editor that allows you to keep email template html organized and easy to manage.

Sublime Text is a smart text editor that allows you to keep email template html organized and easy to manage.

 Cupcake Ipsum is a fun twist on standard Lorem Ipsum, and makes working with placeholder text much "sweeter" than usual.

Cupcake Ipsum is a fun twist on standard Lorem Ipsum, and makes working with placeholder text much "sweeter" than usual.

 HTML Tidy is a simple but powerful tool that quickly identifies and fixes mistakes in your html code.

HTML Tidy is a simple but powerful tool that quickly identifies and fixes mistakes in your html code.

Test

 Litmus allows you to test your email code and subject lines to make sure your emails perform well and look beautiful everywhere. 

Litmus allows you to test your email code and subject lines to make sure your emails perform well and look beautiful everywhere. 

 SendForensics tests your email deliverability performance and compares it to industry and regional benchmarks. 

SendForensics tests your email deliverability performance and compares it to industry and regional benchmarks. 

 Return Path's Sender Score give you a peek into how mailbox providers view your sending reputation and compares it to other email senders.

Return Path's Sender Score give you a peek into how mailbox providers view your sending reputation and compares it to other email senders.