Using the text editor to edit pages

Inserting an email address

This if for when you want to create a link on your webpage for a site visitor to click on to email you.

When the link is clicked on the visitor's email program (such as Microsoft Outlook) will open up with an email to the address you specify with the subject line that you enter.

To create the link:

  1. Select the text and/or image that you want to be the link (Note: the link text does not have to be the email address]
  2. Press on the Insert/Edit link icon (looks like a chain link, and is normally the first icon on the left in the bottom row of buttons)
  3. In Joomla 1.5 there is an envelope with a green cross to the right of the URL box at the top of the screen, click on that
  4. [Help to determine which version of Joomla you are on]
  5. In Joomla 1.0 under Email address
  6. Enter the Address that you want to be emailed to
  7. Insert the subject line if you desire
  8. In Joomla 1.5 Press OK
  9. In Jooma 1.0 Press Create
  10. The program will automatically create the correct URL for this action into the URL box
  11. Press Insert
  12. Save the page and test the link