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MailTo Encoder hides your email address from spambots

Spam is a problem nearly as old as email itself. Sure, it's 2009, but posting your email address on your website is still likely to invite spammers to let you know about the latest Viagra and Cialis deals. MailTo Encoder uses a bit of Javascript to obscure your address from spambots, while leaving it readable to actual humans.

From the user's perspective, email links look exactly they way they normally would. The encoding and decoding all happen behind the scenes, thanks to some easy Javascript you can cut and paste. MailTo Encoder is a decent solution that gets the job done with minimal effect on the user experience, and it might beat setting up a contact form on your website.

Tags: email, email-addresses, mailto, spam, spambots

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