Displaying mobile numbers as clickable links on mobile devices can be a very easy task. If your numbers are formatted in any of the following ways, the vast majority of your mobile visitors (iPhone and Android) will automatically see the phone number as a clickable link:
- (555) 555-5555
- 555 555 5555
If your phone numbers are not formatted this way you can add the following HTML around your phone numbers:
It is important that only your mobile visitors see this link, as the majority of desktop users will be greeted with an error message when clicking the link. Make sure the linked and non-linked versions of the phone number are swapped out accordingly depending on the device the user is browsing your website with.
For more information, please check out mobile Tuts+ Mobile Web Quick Tips post.