Webmaster Question: What are Mailto links used for and how do I create one? - Qs and As


    Mailto links are used in HTML to redirect a website's email address to user's default email client in order to send contact message to the website.
    This happens when a user clicks on the Mailto link.

    How to create a Mailto link:
    To create a Mailto link, you will make use of the HTML "<a>" tag with its href attribute, and insert a "mailto:" parameter after it. Example:
    <a href="mailto:email@yoursite.com">Contact Us</a>



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