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How To Add An Email Link To Your Webpage

You can open an email message window with the mailto code within the anchor tag.

  • Mailto And The Anchor Tag
    Use the code below to add an email link to your webpage. The link will open a new email message window that is already addressed to you. Replace the you@yourdomain.com with your own email address. This may not work in all email programs.
    <a href="mailto:you@yourdomain.com">Email Link</a>


  • Add A Subject To The Email Window
    Use the code below to add a subject line to your email link. Replace the text with the text for your subject. Then add a ? after the .com in your email address. After the ? add the code segment below. This may not work with all email programs.
    subject=text
    <a href="mailto:you@yourdomain.com?
    subject=text">Email Me</a>
    Note--The arrow indicates that the code is wrapped to a second line and should really be all on one line.

  • Add A Message To The Email Window
    Use the code below to add a message to your email link. Replace the text with the text for your message. Then add a ? after the .com in your email address. After the ? add the code segment below. This may not work with all email programs.
    body=text
    <a href="mailto:you@yourdomain.com?
    body=text">Email Me</a>
    Note--The arrow indicates that the code is wrapped to a second line and should really be all on one line.

  • Add A Carbon Copy (CC) To The Email Window
    Use the code below to add a copy (carbon copy) recipient to your email link. Replace the someone@domain.com with the email address of the recipient. Then add a ? after the .com in your email address. After the ? add the code segment below. If you want to add more than one cc recipient, separate each with a &. This may not work with all email programs.
    cc=someone@domain.com

    cc=someone@domain.com&cc=someone2@domain.com
    <a href="mailto:you@yourdomain.com?
    cc=someone@domain.com">Email Me</a>
    Note--The arrow indicates that the code is wrapped to a second line and should really be all on one line.

  • Add A Blind Carbon Copy (BCC) To The Email Window
    Use the code below to add a blind carbon copy (bcc) recipient to your email link. Replace the someone@domain.com with the email address of the recipient. Then add a ? after the .com in your email address. After the ? add the code segment below. If you want to add more than one bcc recipient, separate each with a &. This may not work with all email programs.
    bcc=someone@domain.com

    bcc=someone@domain.com&bcc=someone2@domain.com
    <a href="mailto:you@yourdomain.com?
    bcc=someone@domain.com">Email Me</a>
    Note--The arrow indicates that the code is wrapped to a second line and should really be all on one line.



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