How do I test a mailto link?

How do I test a mailto link?

How do I test a mailto link?

URL used: mailto:[email protected]?…Mailto Link

  1. Type the text you want in a text box.
  2. Highlight the text and click the link icon (looks like a chain link)
  3. Enter the email address.

What is mailto used for?

A mailto link is a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) scheme for email addresses. It is a type of HTML or URL link that activates the default mail client (Gmail, Outlook etc.) on the computer for sending an e-mail.

How do I work mailto?

Log in to your email account (it’s a required step to edit settings). Choose “Mail” from the menu and then “Preferences”. Change the default client in the first dropdown list. If you want Chrome and Gmail to open mailto links for you by default, make sure Google Chrome is picked as the default client on either OS.

What is mailto registration?

A mailto link is different than a contact form link. Essentially, an HTML mailto link is a link that triggers the user’s default mail client to open so they can reply to a message. If you’re a fan of email HTML forms and know your way around the coding aspect of things, a mailto link can be preferable, in some cases.

Is mailto a protocol?

The mailto protocol lets you create hyperlinks that will directly launch the default email software and compose a new email message. Mailto commands in Firefox and Chrome even work with web mail programs like Gmail.

What is mailto Gmail?

When you go to a website and click on a link to send an email, your computer prompts you to log in or configure Outlook, Apple Mail, or Windows Mail. These links are called Mailto links, and if you do not already have an email client configured to send mail, this can be frustrating and time consuming.

Is mailto secure?

As a general rule mailto links can be considered safe. Their primary threat vector is information disclosure; as discussed above, they lead to sending mail out.

How do I use mailto in Outlook?

In the message, select the text or picture that you want to display as the link. On the Insert tab, click Link or Hyperlink. Under Link to, click E-mail Address. Either type the email address that you want in the E-mail address box, or select an email address in the Recently used e-mail addresses list.

How do I link mailto to Gmail?

Here’s how:

  1. First, open up a Gmail tab. You must do this from the Gmail tab, not your html5rocks one. 🙂
  2. Open your javascript console ( cmd-opt-j on Mac, ctrl-shift-j on Windows) and enter:
  3. Accept the confirmation from the browser.
  4. Click this mailto: link to test out your new Gmail mailto hookup!