Web Standard: Email Address Links

Content Requirements

When providing email addresses, link to the person's name, not the email address. Show the email address as unlinked text in parentheses following the name.


Yes:  Contact: John Smith (smith.john@epa.gov)
Yes:  Email Jane Smith (smith.jane@epa.gov) for more information.

No:  Jeffrey Levy (levy.jeffrey@epa.gov) can provide more information.
No:  Contact Jeffrey Levy with questions.
No:  Send email to morin.jeff@epa.gov.
No:  Send email to Jeff Morin

About this Standard

Effective date: 09/28/2005
Date approved: 09/12/2012
Web Council review by: 09/02/2014 (or earlier if deemed necessary by the Web Council)