On Tue, 2010-06-15 at 13:28 +0530, cheran krishnamoorthy wrote:
> You can always convert an email address as image.no one can read but humans.
> i think this is a simple solution.
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 2:50 AM, Paul M Foster <pa...@quillandmouse.com>wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 01:06:29PM +0100, Ashley Sheridan wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2010-06-14 at 08:02 -0400, David Mehler wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hello,
> > > > I've got a site that is needing to have two email addresses on it, one
> > > > for general contact and information and the other for webmaster for
> > > > site problems. I do not want these addresses to become harvested by
> > > > spammers yet i want to make it possible for people to email if needed.
> > > > Suggestions appreciated.
> > > > Thanks.
> > > > Dave.
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > reasons) then the only method I've seen that seems to work is to have
> > > the email as an image in the same font style as it would be on the page
> > > if it were just text. Facebook uses this to display contact email
> > > addresses for people, and I've seen it used elsewhere also. The only
> > > other method I've seen is to add in extra characters with a small note
> > > to humans to remove them, but I find this quite a messy solution.
> > >
> > > Unfortunately, you can't get away with just a contact form these days if
> > > you're a business, as it's a legal requirement in some countries to have
> > > a contact details available, and not just a contact form.
> > Do you have specifics? I've never heard of such a requirement.
> > Notwithstanding Ash's assertion, I would suggest a contact form. The
> > email address is effectively hidden, and you can apply CAPTCHA to the
> > form to cut down on bot spam. It also introduces some discipline on the
> > user, and potentially allows you to categorize inquiries (making it
> > easier to pass them on to the proper person). You can also have a pick
> > list on the form which details which person you'd like the form to be
> > sent to.
> > In general, on contact forms or "about us" pages, I include some
> > physical address and possibly a phone number. This might satisfy Ash's
> > requirement for "contact details".
> > Paul
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I'd already mentioned this, and it was deemed not very accessible (what
if someone is blind, for example?)