How to Make a Phone Number Clickable

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How to Make a Phone Number Clickable

To make phone number clickable, there are 2 ways:

  • using HTML
  • using Elementor Page Builder

How to Create a Clickable Phone Number using HTML

More comfortable with the visual tab/WYSIWYG/TinyMCE editor? Here’s how you add phone links in WordPress:

  1. Edit your page or post in WordPress.
  2. Make sure you’re on the Visual tab – not the Text tab.
  3. Highlight the phone number or text you want to make clickable on phones.
  4. Click the “Hyperlink” button.
  5. Enter tel: followed by your phone number with no dashes.
  6. Apply the link.
  7. Update/publish your page or post.

That’s it. You’re done.

How to Create a Clickable Phone Number in Elementor Widgets

Use Smart Links

With Elementor Pro’s Dynamic Contact URL feature, quickly create “smart” links, such as clickable phone links or mailto links from any widget that has a Link field, like the Button widget. Many other smart links can be created with this feature as well, including SMS message links, Whatsapp conversation links, Skype call links, Viber call links, Waze navigation links, Facebook Messenger links, and calendar event links. Click to learn how easy it is to use these smart links.


To manually create clickable phone links and mailto links instead of using Smart Links, follow the instructions below:

Clickable Phone Links

To Create a Clickable Phone Link That Opens a Dial Dialog on Smartphones and Mobile Devices:

Enter tel: followed by the complete phone number, without dashes or any other symbols, like this:

tel:9855551212


Mailto Links

Simply enter the appropriate mailto: code into the Link field of any linkable widget.

To Create a Basic Mailto Link, with the TO: field filled out:

Type mailto: followed by the email address to send the email to, as shown in the example below:

mailto:jane@crumina.net

To Create a Mailto Link, with the TO: field and the SUBJECT: field filled out:

Add subject= followed by the text of the email’s subject

mailto:jane@somewhere.com?subject=Thank You For Getting In Touch

Or

mailto:jane@somewhere.com?subject=Thank%20You%20For%20Getting%20In%20Touch

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