Bulleted lists can be incredibly useful for content hierarchy. They make it quick and easy for subscribers to read the key points of your email and can distinguish important information from the rest of your content. But as so often in email development, something that seems so simple - adding a bulleted list can't be rocket science, can it? - turns out to be more complicated than you think. Not all email clients display bulleted lists in the same way. So some developers simply avoid using bulleted lists or use tables to force them into formatting, a tactic that can cause big headaches for subscribers using screen readers. If you're looking to include bulleted lists in your emails in a way that makes them accessible and bulletproof on all email clients, we have the solution for you. Using list tags for bulleted lists At Litmus, we use list tags when coding bulleted lists in our emails:
Indicates an unordered list, or a bulleted list of items indicates an ordered list, or a numbered list of items indicates a line item in an unordered or ordered list of items If implementing list tags in your emails is something you're interested in, read on! How E-Commerce Photo Editing Service to get started with semantic bulleted lists To get started with bulleted lists in your emails, here's the minimum code you need to get them working. Sounds a lot better than hearing a whole bunch of rows and columns, doesn't it?
It is much easier to understand the contents of the lists when it is read aloud in the same way that you would read the list in your head, as if you were looking at the email itself. Ready to make your bulleted lists accessible? Are you motivated to make your email bulleted list accessible and want to make sure it displays well on all email clients and devices? Using a tool like Litmus Email Previews will help ensure that your bulleted list is bulletproof. Plus, our new accessibility checks in Litmus Checklist help you instantly see if your emails are following key accessibility best practices and get actionable tips on how you can make your emails more inclusive.