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Creating a link that sends a text message

Encourage mobile visitors to text you by adding an SMS link. When a visitor taps the link on a smartphone, a new text message will open with a pre-filled recipient.

As an example, this guide covers creating a text link that sends a text message. You can click the links below to find more information about how to set up other types of links.

Add an SMS link

To add an SMS link as a text link:

  1. In the text block editor, enter the text you want to link. For example, Text Us or Send Us a Text. For help adding a text block, visit Text blocks.
  2. Highlight the text.
  3. Click the Link icon in the text toolbar to open the link editor.
  4. Enter sms: followed by a phone number, without any spaces. For example, to link to the phone number (205) 555-1234, you'd enter sms:2055551234 in the link field. If the phone number includes a country code, add sms:+ followed by the phone number.
  5. Click Apply.

Where you can add SMS links

You can add these links to:

For more help, visit Troubleshooting link issues.

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