How to Add Telephone Links in HTML

Updated onbyAlan Morel
How to Add Telephone Links in HTML

In HTML, you can add telephone links on your page which allows the user to click/tap on it and then call the number.

This works because the browser will be able to read that the link is a telephone number and then launch the native telephone app on the device.

In this post, we'll learn how to add a telephone link in HTML.

Adding a telephone link in HTML is the same process as adding any other link.

First you start off with your anchor tag.

<a href=""> 123-456-7890 </a>

As the href attribute, you can use a telephone number, preceded by the tel: protocol.

That looks like this:

<a href="tel:123-456-7890"> 123-456-7890 </a>

You can also add a country code to the telephone number:

<a href="tel:+1-123-456-7890"> +1-123-456-7890 </a>

Try it out yourself:

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In this post, we've seen how you can add telephone links in HTML.

Telephone links are useful as they help save your users time as all they need to do is click on it to initiate a call.

Hopefully, this has been helpful to you.

Happy coding!

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