All About mailto: Links

You can make a garden variety anchor link () open up a new email. Let’s take a little journey into this feature. It’s pretty easy to use, but as with anything web, there are lots of things to consider.

The basic functionality
<a href=”mailto:someone@yoursite.com">Email Us</a>
It works!
But we immediately run into a handful of UX issues. One of them is that clicking that link surprises some people in a way they don’t like. Sort of the same … Read article
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