How to Insert an Email Address Link
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Question: Can I add an email address link in Website Builder?

Answer: Yes

Some groups would like to add an email address link that, when clicked, opens up a user's email program so they can compose and send an email. This does add convenience for some users. However, it can also cause confusion for other users who use webmail (i.e., AOL, Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail, etc.) rather than the email program (i.e., Outlook, Outlook Express, etc.) on their computer. When they click a link, Outlook (or whatever program they have) pops up even if it has not been configured for use. This can be an annoyance for such users.

Create an Email Address Link

  1. Click on the Menu tab.

  2. Select/highlight one of the pages on your menu as below that allows a link to be inserted.

  3. Click on the EDIT page icon [].

  4. When you type an email address in the Page Editor - i.e., - it will automatically become an clickable email link. If you do not want to display the email, but want a clickable email link, highlight the text you wish to make an email link.

  5. Click on the Add Link icon [].

  6. Verify the Email Address and click the Finished button [].

Note: The email link works well for users that use the email programs residing on their computers (i.e., Outlook, Outlook Express, Eudora, etc.). The email link does not work for users who use webmail (online email) such as AOL, Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc. For these folks it could be annoying in that clicking on the email link causes an unused email program residing on their computer to pop up with confusing messages.