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                <h1>Copy email address to clipboard</h1>
<p>This snippet copies the email address from a <code>mailto:</code> link to your clipboard on click instead of opening your email app.</p>
	<h2>Try it out!</h2>
		<a href=""></a>
		<label for="test">Paste here to test</label>
		<input id="test" type="text">



                body >*{
max-width: 666px;
	margin-left: auto;
	margin-right: auto;
.mailto-link {
	position: relative;
	padding: 8px 0;
.mailto-message {
	top: 1px;
	left: 50%;
	margin-bottom: -5px;
	transform: translate(-50%, -100%);
	position: absolute;
	display: none;
	width: auto;
	white-space: nowrap;
	font-size: 12px;
	background-color: black;
	color: white;
	padding: 2px 6px;
	border-radius: 2px;
	&:before {
		content: '';
	&:before {
		top: 100%;
		left: 50%;
		border: solid transparent;
		height: 0;
		width: 0;
		position: absolute;
		pointer-events: none;
		border-color: rgba(0, 0, 0, 0);
		border-top-color: #000000;
		border-width: 4px;
		margin-left: -4px;
.mailto-link:hover .mailto-message,
.mailto-link:focus .mailto-message,
.mailto-link:focus-within .mailto-message {
	display: block;

// styling below for fancy looks only
body {
	padding: 3em calc((100% - 75vw) / 2);
	line-height: 1.5;
	background-color: papayawhip;
	text-align: center;

h2 {
	font-weight: 400;
	margin-top: 0;
code {
	background-color: #ff00f23b;
	padding: 3px 6px;
input {
	padding: .6em 1.2em;
	border: 0;
	border-radius: 4px;
	font-size: 1.3em;
	text-align: center;
	border: 1px solid rgba(0,0,0,.25);
	&:focus {
		box-shadow: 0 0 3px 0 #b17b22;}
hr {
	margin: 2rem 0;
	height: 1px;
	background-color: black;
	opacity: .1;


                $(document).ready(function() {
	// Add class to mailto link
	// Needed to separate the disabling of the default action AND copy email to clipboard

	var mailto = $('.mailto-link');
	var messageCopy = 'Click to copy email address';
	var messageSuccess = 'Email address copied to clipboard';
	mailto.append('<span class="mailto-message"></span>');
	// Disable opening your email client. yuk.
	$('a[href^=mailto]').click(function() {
		return false; 
	// On click, get href and remove 'mailto:' from value
	// Store email address in a variable. {
		var href = $(this).attr('href');
		var email = href.replace('mailto:', '');
		setTimeout(function() {
			$('.mailto-message').empty().append(messageCopy);}, 2000); 

// Grabbed this from Stack Overflow.
// Copies the email variable to clipboard
function copyToClipboard(text) {
    var dummy = document.createElement("input");
    dummy.setAttribute('value', text);;