How to Email a Website Link (URL)

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What there is to know

  • Copy a link: Right-click or long-press a link to copy it, or highlight the URL and press CTRL+VS (Windows) or Ordered+VS (macOS).
  • To send the web page link in any email client: Paste the copied URL directly into the message before sending.
  • Or embed the link in Gmail: highlight anchor text, select Insert a link (the chain link icon) in the bottom menu, then paste the URL.

The instructions in this article explain how to send a link in an email using any email client (such as Microsoft Outlook, Gmail, Windows Live Mail, Thunderbird, or Outlook Express).



How to copy a URL

You can copy a website link in most desktop web browsers and other programs by right-clicking or long-pressing the link and choosing the copy option. If you’re using a web browser, the URL is at the very top of the program, likely above or below any open tabs or bookmarks bar.


The link should look like this, with http:// Where https:// At the beginning :


https://www.lifewire.com/send-web-page-link-hotmail-1174274


You may need to click in your browser’s address bar to see the full URL. For example, the Chrome browser does not display the http or https prefix until you select the text in the address bar.

You can also select the URL text and then use the CTRL+C (Windows) or Command + C (macOS) keyboard shortcut to copy it to the clipboard.



How to Email a Web Page Link

Now that the website link has been copied, simply paste it directly into your email program. The steps are the same regardless of the program you use:


  1. Right click Where Press and hold in the message body.


  2. Choose the Dough possibility to insert the URL in the e-mail.


  3. Send the email as usual.


The steps above will insert the link as text, much like you see in the example above that links to this page. Make a Hyperlink which will actually link the URL to specific text in the message is different for each email client.

We’ll use Gmail as an example:


  1. Select the text to which the link should be anchored.


  2. Select the Insert a link in the bottom menu in the message (it looks like a chain link).


  3. Paste it URLs in the Web address section.


  4. Hurry OKAY to link the URL to the text.


  5. Send the email as usual.


Most email clients allow you to share links through a similar option called Link Where Insert a link. Microsoft Outlookfor example, allows you to email URLs from the Insert tab, via tab Link possibility in the Connections section.


FAQs

  • How do I link an email address to my website?

    The process may differ depending on the web host and web editing software you are using, but the HTML code Linking an email address on a web page is quite simple. Use [display text]by entering your email address and the text you want viewers to see instead of the HTML link.

  • How do I add a website URL to my email signature?

    Different email services will have slightly different steps to add a URL to your email signature, but generally the option should be in your account settings or preferences. When setting up your signature, highlight the text you want to connect to a URL and select Edit > Add linkthen type or paste the URL you want to use.


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