Skype Extension Hiding Phone Numbers Included in Elearning Module

Oct 23, 2017

Hello All!

I have recently encountered an issue when publishing a course. When I include a phone number, and export using HTML 5, the browser extensions in Edge, and Internet Explorer hides the number. The number does not happen immediately, but after a few moments when  Link browser helper and Link Click to Call Extensions has had time to troll through the page.

I found a string of html code that was solved the issue in Edge, but not explorer.

This is the code: (source

<meta name="format-detection" content="telephone=no"/>

Has anyone faced this issue as well, and found a resolution? Thank you!


4 Replies
Joshua Gilbreath

Hello Michael! That was my first response as well, but the numbers were situated in a way that image replacement wasn't practical.

I did find that if I manually entered a n dash, using alt+0150  between the numbers to break up the characters, it did stop the extension from causing the issue.

Thank you for the suggestion Michael, appreciate the feedback.

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