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Turns CSS blocks into style attributes

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Turns CSS blocks into style attributes

When you send HTML emails you can’t used style tags but instead you have to put inline style attributes on every element. So from this:

<html>
<style type="text/css">
p { color:red;}
</style>
<p>Hej</p>
</html>

You want this:

<html>
<p style="color:red">Hej</p>
</html>

premailer does this. It parses an HTML page, looks up style blocks and parses the CSS. It then uses the lxml.html parser to modify the DOM tree of the page accordingly.

Turning relative URLs into absolute URLs

Another thing premailer can do for you is to turn relative URLs (e.g. “/some/page.html” into “http://www.peterbe.com/some/page.html”). It does this to all href and src attributes that don’t have a :// part in it. For example, turning this:

<html>
<body>
<a href="/">Home</a>
<a href="page.html">Page</a>
<a href="http://crosstips.org">External</a>
<img src="/folder/">Folder</a>
</body>
</html>

Into this:

<html>
<body>
<a href="http://www.peterbe.com/">Home</a>
<a href="http://www.peterbe.com/page.html">Page</a>
<a href="http://crosstips.org">External</a>
<img src="http://www.peterbe.com/folder/">Folder</a>
</body>
</html>

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