Encode emails to stop spam harvesting
- Snippet Length: 5 minutes
- Difficulty: Easy
- Knowledge: HTML
Just a quick snippet here; there are many ways in which to make it as hard as possible for spam harvesting bots to scan for possible email addresses and store them one method is to HTML Encode each character in the mailto link.
Let us take the following email address email@example.com we can convert it with a free online conversion tool for ease.
We can then put this generated code
instead of this
we use this
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