IE and mailto

Mailto is used to prepare an e-mail to be send by the user. You can parse mail, subject, cc, bcc, body but not everything will work the same way across¬†mail clients and browsers. IE, for example, will skip your body part if you haven’t encoded it properly. Use %20 instead of space, %23 instead of # or just use a converter like CHA’s Mailto Code¬†Generator. Also mind the character limit of approximately 2000, so don’t go too crazy.

Here is a lazy example:

<a href=";body=%23hashtag%20lorem%20ipsum%20pound">Contact me</a>

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