Protect email address from spammers

  Graham* 23:58 15 Apr 2012

I started by using, but that seemed to get hijacked and folks were getting smut. Is there another way to prevent an email address on a website from being harvested, please?

  northumbria61 08:13 16 Apr 2012
  wiz-king 09:16 16 Apr 2012

NO. I have used several ways to avoid the problem but if you publish the email address it will attract spam, all you can do it to filter the in-coming emails or get them redirected at source.

You could use Symantic Hosted email info or the one I use

  rawprawn 09:53 16 Apr 2012
  geoff47 13:29 16 Apr 2012

Mask the email address by making it a hyperlink. It cannot be 'read' off the page that way.

  LastChip 13:38 16 Apr 2012

Publish it as an image or use a simple javascript. Both will stop bots but not humans.

  Graham* 23:00 16 Apr 2012

Thanks for the replies so far. I can't change the email addresses as they are well known charities.

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