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Trick to hide email address smartly on a webpage to stop spam

Protecting emails from spamming is a tough task. Scraping email data is usually a great trick to get huge lists of working emails from a search engine, but how do we stop it?
Here is one of the ways to hide your email address from being scraped.


mail::before{content:attr(me) "\0040"}


<mail me="my_safe_email" dom="gmail.com"></mail>

so final code will look like:

mail::before{content:attr(me) "\0040"}
<mail me="myemail" dom="gmail.com"></mail>

See it in action

Author: Harshvardhan Malpani

PHP Developer based in New Delhi, India. Working as a freelance web developer providing server deployment, website development and maintenance services.

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