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Crafting Alerts that Get Noticed

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We all know alerts tell people what to look at and when to look at it. But the truth is, plain-text alerts get ignored and good-looking alerts get read. Fortunately, all it takes to set up engaging alerts is a little HTML and CSS know-how. Kevin M. Sparenberg shows you the basics of using HTML and CSS in your alerts, including some tips he's gotten from the field. With pretty alerts, you can get a huge return on a small-time investment. 

About the Author
Kevin's first computer was the family TI-99/4A. He's learned computing the best way possible: by fixing his own broken machines. He was a SolarWinds customer for nearly 10 years before joining the company. He's worked the range of IT jobs: from the 3-person consultancy to the international law firm. Along the way, he's become a SolarWinds advocate and evangelist of monitoring glory. His passions include shooting archery, blacksmithing, playing D&D, and helping IT professionals leave at a reasonable time each and every day.