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Many web page authors use links starting with xmpp: for JIDs. Your web browser could be made to pass such links to jabber.el, so that such links are actually useful and not just decoration. How to do that depends on your operating system and web browser.

14.1 Mozilla and Unix

If you use a Mozilla-based web browser on a Unix-like operating system, follow these steps.

  1. Make sure you are running the Emacs server. See Using Emacs as a Server (GNU Emacs Manual).
  2. Note the path of the file in the jabber.el distribution, and make sure it is executable.
  3. Set the Mozilla preference to the path of There are two ways to do this:

14.2 Other systems

If you know how to pass an XMPP URI from your browser to the function jabber-handle-uri, your contribution for this section would be appreciated.