> On 19 Sep 2008, at 12:38, graham.hays wrote: > > > Is there a good (simple) way of hiding email addresses from > spammers? > > Yep - don't publish 'em on the web. > > > I've been using the following approach but not sure if it works as > > intended... it displays OK (forename.surname at domain) but > will it fool > > spammers? > > Nope, although it's a *tiny* bit less vulnerable, and if > you're the only one that uses it, it may not be worth the 2 > minutes' effort required to parse it. > > > If not what does anyone recommend > > Don't publish email addresses on the web. Use contact forms > that all the data is kept server side. > > Cheers > Martin > In theory I agree with your comments (I already use contact forms) however in practise it's a different matter, I have clients that insist that their email address is shown on their site so not showing it at all is (unfortunately) a non-starter.