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I'd like to create a 'hot' e-mail link for our website - the kind of email address that automatically starts up an e-mail program. Is this possible using the SimpleSite 2.0 software?

Yes, this is possible. You just create an external link with the format:

rather than the format that would link to a web page (e.g.,

There's a great video tutorial on this subject at:

It's about two minutes of viewing.

This FAQ applies to: Any version.

Email setup

Posted by ycpaws at 03-08-2011 08:55 PM

The E-mail video link does not work on my Mac. It begins the video and then freezes.

How do you use SimpleSite to provide clickable email addresses that open an email window when clicked?


Posted by mcmahon at 03-09-2011 03:39 PM
I'm seeing the same freeze, and will let the source know about it.

Meanwhile, just select the text to link, click on the world icon (external link) and use a "" format for the link destination.

Mailto Works

Posted by ycpaws at 03-09-2011 06:09 PM

Yup that's what I did and it seems to work fine. Thanks for the speedy reply. FYI, you can email me directly at Evelyn