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This FAQ describes how you can script phone numbers to be recognized and highlighted correctly by the Click to Call plug-in on your website. The following sections will help you get started:
To make all phone numbers on your website recognizable by the Click to Call plug-in, you need to write them in the international format. The numbers will be highlighted correctly and your customers can easily call you.
USA phone numbers have the following international format:
+ 1 - City Area Code - Number you wish to call
For example: +1-862-3135071
The supported format of phone numbers should look as follows: +CC - NDC - SN, where:
Always use this format for scripting phone numbers on your webpages and make sure you enter the + sign at the beginning of each number.
Check the length of the phone numbers before publishing them on your website to be sure that they will be recognized. You can use online service* for this. Just select a country from the drop-down list, and you will see the information about the supported number length for that country.
*Skype is not responsible for the content of external sites.
These are our preferred ways of writing phone numbers:
The Click to Call plug-in supports the following delimiters between digits in the phone number:
It’s best to use a hyphen or space so that your numbers will be correctly recognized and highlighted, for example: +1-862-3135071 or +1 862 3135071.