If you as a designer or website admin don’t want this behavior on your website, then you can easily prevent it by adding the below piece of code to your website header:
<meta name="SKYPE_TOOLBAR" content="SKYPE_TOOLBAR_PARSER_COMPATIBLE" />
If you are running a WordPress blog, open your theme’s
header.php file and add it anywhere before the closing
</head> tag. As for all other websites and HTML documents, add the code between the
That’s all. Skype will no longer format numbers on your website no matter what browser it is being displayed on.
If you would like Skype to detect certain numbers, you can override the above code by wrapping the numbers within the following tags:
<!-- sphoneid telnr="+18004228888" fileas="John Smith" -->01 800 422 8888<!-- sphoneid -->