Definitions for "Mailto"
The scripting used to send electronic mail from within a Web browser.
email (electronic mail) The mailto method is used to activate "send email" from a web page. This method starts the email program on the client. Mail was handled by special programs that were originally totally separate from web browsers, but later versions of web browsers can now handle email to such an integrated manner that the user is not even aware that they are busy with a different service.
Destination for an e-mail address. Used in URLs