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Adding a tap to call button to a mobile site

July 10, 2012

Just a quick tip on how to add a tap to call button to your mobile website when the button text isn’t the number itself like so…

Mobile tap to call button example

Instead of your standard href tag with a http:// protocol you can use the following:

<a href=”tel:01619682041″>Tap to call us now</a>

The “tel:” part will cause the following to pop-up when a user taps your link or button (note: this is the default behaviour on an iPhone 4S, other devices will differ):

Tap to Call in action on iPhone

Hope this helps, there are more advanced ways to trigger your button tap activity but this is the basics for tap to call.

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