Question: Can I add an email address link in Website Builder?
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
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.