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How to Create Mailto HTML Links | Simple Example code

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The mailto HTML Linke is redirecting to an email address instead of a web page URL. On click, the Mailto link, the default email client on the user’s computer opens and suggests sending a message to the email address mentioned in the Mailto link.


You need to use the HTML <a> tag with its href attribute, and insert a “mailto:” parameter after it:-

<a href="">Send Email</a>

Example of Mailto Links in HTML

Let’s see how to create an email link in HTML (complete code):-

<!DOCTYPE html>
      <p>Written by: W3docs Team</p>
      <p>Contact US:
        <a href=" from our Website&body=Dear EyeHunts Team">Send Email</a>


Create Mailto HTML Links

mailto html body

To add a body text, use the “body” parameter with other parameters:

<a href=" from our Website&amp;body=Some body text here">Send Email</a>

mailto html with subject

For subject field, add the “subject” parameter to the href attribute:

<a href=" from our Website">Send Email</a>

Do comment if you have questions and suggestions on this topic.

Note: The All HTML Examples codes are tested on the Firefox browser and the Chrome browser.

OS: Windows 10

Code: HTML 5 Version

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