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๐Ÿšฉ Atul Prajapati ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ
๐Ÿšฉ Atul Prajapati ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

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How to send WhatsApp message through HTML link

Well, we mostly use WhatsApp to send and receive text or video messages to our loved ones.

But there are lots of businesses out there using WhatsApp for business purposes some business organizations using WhatsApp to serve customer support services.

According to businessofapps, WhatsApp has over 2.5 billion active users worldwide.

And businesses are now adopting WhatsApp for their business use. Thatโ€™s why Mark Zuckerberg and his team(Facebook Developers) released WhatsApp Business with some more great features.

So in this article, You and I both are going to learn how to make send WhatsApp message with HTML link. Imagine when someone clicks on the link it will send a message to a particular WhatsApp number.

โ€“ Very basic knowledge of HTML & CSS
โ€“ one WhatsApp number
โ€“ Your country code

How to create WhatsApp link?

WhatsApp link formula

You can see this image in which first we want to write โ€œhttps://wa.meโ€ this is universal link for WhatsApp server. After that we want to write your country code like I am from India so my country code will be 91 with your WhatsApp number like (919876543215) and make sure we donโ€™t want to write + with country code. And message is optional you can write anything here like โ€œHiโ€, โ€œHelloโ€, etc.

So the final WhatsApp link will look like this.

WhatsApp Link

This is custom way to make WhatsApp link with HTML. But If you are not a technical guy who knows HTML so donโ€™t worry on the internet you will find 100s of WhatsApp link generators for free. Letโ€™s take a look some best tools for creating WhatsApp link generators.

WhatsApp Link Generator Tool

There are lots of WhatsApp link generators on the internet like Postcron,, vepaar but I personally like the WaLink.


Creating WhatsApp links is not user friendly and occasionally takes more time than expected. Thatโ€™s where Walink comes in, Walink provide a tool which you can use to generate shortened WhatsApp links, with the domain. This will increase your chat conversions, and itโ€™s free!

Live Example

How to generate WhatsApp link

WhatsApp link generator

Generate your WhatsApp link

So you have learned How to create a WhatsApp link with HTML and How to generate a WhatsApp link with a free WhatsApp link generator tool.

I have tried my best to explain you how to create a WhatsApp link but still if you are facing any issue please feel free to comment your questions, suggestions and feedbackโ€™s. I love to hear from you.

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Top comments (4)

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Adam Crockett ๐ŸŒ€

You can also do something similar for SMS ๐Ÿ˜‰

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๐Ÿšฉ Atul Prajapati ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Yes you are right Adam and call too

tel: +91************

marianpirvan profile image

don't work...

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๐Ÿšฉ Atul Prajapati ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

Ok, so which error you got
I will help you to make it working