Gmail Compose Link – Alternate of Mailto

Just found an alternate of obseleted html "mailto:" option. Use following URL to redirect users to Gmail Compose window.
No plugin is required in it, if the user is not logged in … it will ask to, then redirect to compose window.

<a target="_blank" href="https://mail.google.com/mail/?view=cm&fs=1&tf=1&to=youremail@gmail.com&body=my-text">Click here to email</a>

original idea is here
http://toric.blogspot.com/2005/07/gmail-compose-link.html

4 Responses to “Gmail Compose Link – Alternate of Mailto”

  1. gsmithhcs Says:

    This is great but how do you get it to hard code a subject in the e-mail, like “Feature Request”?

  2. Jamin Says:

    how do you post an html formatted body?

  3. SALz Says:

    Nice.
    I needed it for my touchscreen PC program which mails home shopping list.
    Thx.


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