When you want visitors to your website to be able to contact you, one way to do so is by creating an email link. Clicking on this link will launch the user's default email client, which for many users is likely to be Outlook Express. This free email client came pre-installed on all versions of the Windows operating system from Windows 98 through Windows XP.
Launch your Web editor and open the page upon which you wish to place an email link.
Enter the following HTML code, replacing "firstname.lastname@example.org" with the email address that you want to use:
Enter the text or insert the image that you want users to see. If you choose to create a text email link, the words you type are what will be displayed on your website. You can use your email address or a phrase like "Click here to contact me"--it's your choice. If you prefer, you can use an image instead, such as the image of a mailbox or another image that represents the concept of sending a message. Enter the following code after the link code above to insert an image, replacing the sample URL with the URL to the image:
Close the link tag after you have placed your text or image. If you don't, then it will treat any text or images located beneath your link as part of the same email link. Insert the closing tag immediately after the link text or linked image:
Save your updated webpage and upload it to your server. Test it by visiting the page in your browser and clicking on the link you just created.
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