Can email signatures make your emails hit the spam filter? In general, it is most often the email content that triggers spam filters, and not the email signature itself. However, there are a few things you can do to optimize your email signatures, especially in terms of images and links.

When you evaluate if you protect your emails from hitting the spam filter, we recommend you first to look at your email server, the recipient spam filter settings, your email subject, your email content/links/images and finally your email signature. Now let’s take a closer look at potential issues with email signatures and spam filters.


The Use of Images in Email Signatures

A common question in our Support is this:

“Is it a good idea to use images in email signatures?” The short answer is YES!
Take a look at our popular “101 do’s and don’ts in email signatures”!

“But won’t images in our email signatures send our emails to the spam filter?” No – but make sure you follow these basic principles to make sure that you do everything right:

More Advice on Email Signatures and Spam Filters

Email Signature Software Helps to Avoid Spam Filters

By using an email signature management portal like Xink, you can make sure that your email signatures are formatted correctly so they do not go to the spam filter.

Simply upload your email signature design, or choose a template in Xink, and this way you will make sure that all email signatures across your business are consistent, fully functioning, always updated and work across all devices.

Would you like to arrange a FREE 1:1 demo of the Xink platform? You can also reach us on LiveChat if you have any questions. We are here to help you with all your questions related to email signatures and spam problems – and so much more!