Ashish Panchal
Jan 31, 2017 · 2 min read
Email Harvesting

Counter Measures

There are quite a lot counter measures to stop email harvesting from our website. Wikipedia.org has a list including most of these. Though I would suggest not to include email address unless it is utmost important. Because now a days there are much more powerful bots available in the market which can fetch email address despite of the counter measures.

Effective Methods

There are lots of methods to prevent bots fetching email address from our websites.


<a href="mailto:myemail@ignore-domain.com">myemail@<span style="display:none;">ignore-</span>domain.com</a>


<a href="mailto:email@domain@@com" onmouseover="this.href=this.href.replace('@@','.')">Send email</a>


Ashish Panchal

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Front-end developer and Blogger. Love to learn and share my knowledge; Follow me on my tech blog — http://ashishuideveloper.in

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