The webexteams protocol handler allows you to create links that you can add to the code in a web page or you could include a hyperlink in your documentation or contact information.

Supported options with webexteams protocol handler:

  • Create a space with one person

    webexteams://im?email=email_address

  • Open an existing space

    webexteams://im?space=space_id


    To get the space id for a space. In the Webex Teams space, copy the space information to the clipboard:

    • On Windows use Ctrl + Shift + K

    • On Mac use Option + Command + K

    Paste the space information into a text editor and use the space id.

    For more details on space information, see the developer api.

  • Create a meeting with somebody

    webexteams://meet?sip=sip_address

Examples of how to use the webexteams protocol handler:

  • To create a link to a Webex Teams space in a web page, use one of the following options:

    • You can include your email address with im.

      <a href="webexteams://im?email=barbara@example.com">Contact me in a Webex Teams space</a>

      When somebody clicks on the link on your web page, Webex Teams opens a new or existing space with you and that person.

    • You can include the space id for a specific space with im.

      <a href="webexteams://im?space=0000aa-a0a0">Join me in the Marketing Webex Teams space</a>

      When somebody clicks on the link on your web page, Webex Teams opens the specified Webex Teams space. For team spaces, members of the team can open and join the team spaces. For spaces not in a team, only existing members of the space can open the space.

  • To create a link to a Webex Teams meeting in a web page, you can include your sip address with meet.

    <a href="webexteams://meet?sip=barbara@example.com">Create a meeting with me in Webex Teams</a>

    When somebody clicks on the link on your web page, Webex Teams creates a meeting with you and that person.

  • To create a hyperlink to a Webex Teams space in a document or email, you can include your email address with im, use this format.

    Add the address as: webexteams://im?email=barbara@example.com and add the text to display "Contact me in a Webex Teams space".

    When somebody clicks on the link, Webex Teams opens a new or existing space with you and that person.

  • To create a hyperlink to a Webex Teams meeting in a document or email, you can include your sip address with meet. Add the address as: webexteams://meet?sip=barbara@example.com and add the text to display "Create a meeting with me in Webex Teams".

    When somebody clicks on the link, Webex Teams opens and creates a meeting with you and that person.