So I'm going full steam ahead into the world of mobile development and seo for mobile development as well. I've just finished launching a mobile site for one of my clients and am proud to say everything is in working order but this morning I had to figure out one more thing - that being, giving the mobile user the ability to simply click on a phone number anywhere on the mobile site and have the phone actually make the call.
I looked and looked and I found not only W3C's recommendations for mobile phone development but also their suggestion that we make phone numbers on mobile sites "click to call"...
I basically concluded that there was no reason I couldn't offer this to my client, the code is simple and as follows:
I hope this helps someone in the future looking to find a way to make the phone number clickable to call.Code:<a href="tel:[PHONE-NUMBER]">[PHONE-NUMBER]</a>