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E-mail link columns

Video versionA video overview of e-mail link columns in wpDataTables

wpDataTable E-mail columns

E-mail link columns are used to render the hyperlinks which can be clicked to open default mail application to write messages.

  • Rendering rules: If the content of the cells contains a combination of “two sticks” – || – then everything to the left of this combination is used as an E-mail address for the link, and everything to the right as displayed text. I.e., this:

user@domain.com||Write me an e-mail

will be rendered as this:

Write me an e-mail

If the “||” combination is not found in the content, whole content will be used both for the link and as the display value. I.e., this:

user@domain.com

will be rendered as this:

user@domain.com

  • Sorting rules: alphabetical.
  • Applicable filter types: text.
  • Issues to note: sometimes some issues may appear when you’re sorting on E-mail columns with complicated HTML structure

Example

“Referral e-mail” column in this table is an E-mail type column:

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