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There is a Social Media Icon for email.
The widget field says to enter a URL for your email. I tried entering my email address, but all that does is take folks to yahoo.
I assumed that what the URL would do was to open an email in whatever format folks have it set up as. Then I would use code like this:
But when I press Save on the widget, the entry in that widget field disappears, and voila, no email icon in my Social Media cluster.
Is there better code that I can use to help users click that Email Social Media Icon and have the result where it opens up an email with the To field already populated with my email addy?
Thank you in advance.http://www.christinaepilz.com/about/
Rather than using a URL, for email, you would use
The only problem with this approach is it doesn't work if your visitor doesn't have an email program (such as Outlook or Apple Mail) installed on their computer (for example, if someone uses gmail for their email, it won't help them. For that reason, rather than adding in an email address for the email icon, I usually add a link to my contact page. That way, it will open up my contact page, and the person can submit a form, rather than emailing me directly.
Thank you, I can see the pros and cons of each, of putting a mailto: in there or directing them to my contact page. I'll try it one way for a time, and switch it out if it's too cumbersome.
Thank you for the pointers and help!
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