Protect your Blog Email From Spammers

By: Ivan

Today there are well over a hundred million blogs to most people that means a lot of journal entries they can read to spammers it means countless email addresses to harvest - these days posting your email on a webpage means that it will very likely be picked up by a spambot, a content scrapper that looks specifically for text that matches the format of an email, so what is a webmaster or blogger like yourself to do? Many people of course simply avoid mentioning their email and that is certainly an effective strategy but not if you want to interact with your readers.


One thing you can do to prevent spammers for scraping your email while still allowing your readers to contact you is to install a widget on your website that uses a CAPTCHA to prevent automated posting, there are many contact forms that you can use for your site that use a CAPTCHA, but one that is particularly convenient for blogs is the Pass-A-Note widget from Consecta Secure Mail, it lets your blog readers easily submit comments that are sent to your email without revealing your email on your website, and allows you to use a custom cascading style sheet so that it blends in with your design.
The Pass A Notes widget hides your email from spammers by utilizing a database of emails with assigned account numbers, thus it requires a quick registration.
The Pass A Notes widget can be downloaded at:

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