Creating an email link


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Creating an email link

Email links allow users to click on a link and automatically generate an e-mail to the specified address. Dreamweaver makes creating e-mail links incredibly simple. Just like most options in Dreamweaver, there are multiple ways to do it. Before we delve into the specifics of creating e-mail links in Dreamweaver, I want to talk to you for just a moment about the pros and cons of using the techniques I'm about to show you. The default method of creating e-mail links in Dreamweaver is dead simple and makes giving your users the ability to contact you even easier.

Dreamweaver will insert a link, including the text of your choice, surrounded by an anchor that links to the defined e-mail. A simple click from the user, and they are composing an e-mail to the address of your choice. Now the downside to inserting e-mail links this way is that spambots find and catalog your e-mail address even easier. Your spam filter will receive a workout from that day forward. Now to combat this, several techn...

Creating an email link
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Creating an email link provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS5 Essential Training

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