WordPress: Email Addresses
Learn how to format an email address on the Harvey Mudd WordPress website.
Email Address Standards
- Email addresses should be written out as active (clickable) links.
- Do not try to obfuscate your email address in an attempt to fool email harvesters; it does not work. WordPress will do this for you.
- Do not make the link text anything other than the email address itself.
Examples for Email Addresses
Bad: jsmith [at] hmc dot edu
Bad: Email Prof. Smith
Formatting an Email Address in WordPress
In the content editor, write out the email address.
Highlight the email address and select the Format email button:
The system places code around the email address that will format it when displayed on the web page:
When published and viewed, the email address will be a selectable link: