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E-mail Links

Web Editing Tips

  • E-mail links must always be manually activated when they are created.
  • E-mail links must always be fully revealed, such as
  • When editing an existing e-mail address, change both the text and the link.

Is your link Blue?

Here’s how to fix it.

The process of adding an e-mail link within your Web content is very similar to adding a link to an external website.

For the website user, clicking on this link will open a new e-mail message addressed to a specific recipient.

How to Add an E-Mail Link

  1. While in the edit mode, select the text that will become the hyperlink.
  2. Click the Insert Link icon (Insert Link icon) on the toolbar. The link toolbar will appear (see below). Link toolbar
  3. Change "http://" to "mailto:" (without the quote marks, but with the colon—see below). Link toolbar with e-mail protocol
  4. Type or paste the e-mail address directly after mailto: Do not leave a space between the two.
  5. Click away from the toolbar, and the e-mail link will now be in place.
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