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Create vcard from web app

By vhansen86 ·
Is there html code to create a hyperlink so that a vCard is created? What code do you use to have the web site generate a .vcf file? I have a web application pulling from SQL, would like to offer the option to save info as a vcard to Outlook contacts.

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by Toivo Talikka In reply to Create vcard from web app

There are several vCard tools for the Linux environment available from

You may be able to adapt the source code from Alf Lovbo's PHP vCard Creator, available from, to suit your purposes in the Windows environment. It is released under the GNU General Public License - for details, see

The module is well documented and easy to read, if you know a smattering of PHP. If not, you can find the manual at

Extract the file containing the PHP source code from vcard.tar.gz using e.g. WinRAR and open it using WordPad.

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by vhansen86 In reply to

Unfortunately I don't know a thing about PHP and can't spend my time learning anything new. I need something in C# or VB if that is even possible. Thanks for your response.

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Open source vCard generator

by bennettkim In reply to Create vcard from web app


I used this open source library to generate vCard on my website (

Here is the library:

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