Special links are links that open certain programs. For example, when you click a link with an email address, it launches a mail program and creates a message to this address.
Special links use the following protocols:
Protocol handlers are programs or web services that open when you click special links.
|mailto||Outlook, The Bat!||Yandex.Mail|
In the Yandex.Browser settings, you can set which web service to use by default for handling email and calendars.
Yandex.Mail offers to set the protocol handler itself:
If you enable the Yandex.Mail Button extension, mail links will open in Yandex.Mail.
To enable the extension:
If the icon did not appear in the page title, you can use the handler to assign Yandex.Mail yourself:
navigator.registerProtocolHandler("mailto", "https://mail.yandex.com/compose?mailto=%s", "Yandex.Mail");
To view the list of assigned protocol handlers:
All the assigned protocol handlers are listed in the open Protocol Handlers window.
In this window, you can:
If you do not want a program or web service to open when you click a special link, prohibit protocol handling on all websites: