Mailto Landmines

Never accidentally click a mailto link again.

Yes, add Mailto Landmines to Chrome!

The internet is littered with naked email addresses.

Ever click on a "Contact Us" link in the footer of a webpage just to realize that your Mac's Mail App is lauching?

Have you ever discovered the "Learn More" button you just clicked is actually linked to "mailto:hello@mystupidapp.com"?

Frustrating, right?

Well, it ends today.

Here's how it works.

Once you install the extension, those pesky mailto links will have a little landmine icon next to them.

Your odds of clicking them by acccident will plummet immediately.

Example - Without Mailto Landmines

This is a mailto link, and this is not.

Example - With Mailto Landmines

This is a mailto link, and this is not.

What's a mailto link?

Most links point at other webpages. Mailto links point at naked email addresses. More info here.






Icon courtesy of The Noun Project.

Mailto Landmines is a Cloud Unicorn side project