Spambot Countermeasure

By John Solis on Nov 30, 2002
The e-mail address is stored on the server in a disassembled form which is later re-assembled by your browser using Javascript. Spambots merely perform simple text searches for valid e-mail addresses and they will not be able to harvest any e-mail addresses from your webpage. For example: “” is stored in one place, “joe8625” in another, and “@” in yet another. Then, there is a paragraph of programming code that tells your internet browser to assemble the three parts into a clickable link.
To include an e-mail link on your page without revealing the address to hungry spambots who scan the web gleaning addresses to add to their lists, do it like this:

The JavaScript Source: Page Details: Spambot Countermeasure

Simply click inside the window below, use your cursor to highlight the script, and copy (type Control-c or Apple-c) the script into a new file in your text editor (such as Note Pad or Simple Text) and save (Control-s or Command-s). The script is yours!!!