How to Protect your email id in public pages from Spam?


We have heard people saying not to put your email address publicly on Web. We are also aware of formats like name[at] an alternate for contact address. Publishers are facing a Very Serious Problem in disclosing their Email id publicly.

It hurts when you are supposed to share your email id in Articles, Response Pages,Some Public Forums, Contact Us Pages and elsewhere. We all fear of sharing email addresses because of bots which identifies the email id format These bots crawls pages for possible email ids and starts sending spam mails to the address. Your Inbox will soon turn into a dustbin with huge spam mails.

The Question is How to Prevent this problem of email getting Spammed. Here I have a permanent solution for this problem…. I will be writing in this Post how you could share your email id in public places and still make it unreadable by automated bots…. So Next time when you share email id you will be assured that only human can read email address and not any bots! So No Spam by Bots!

Our Objective is to Make our email id only Human Readable…. for this we have a Program called CAPTCHA. CAPTCHA stands for Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Human Apart.. So Let us see how we are implementing the CAPTCHA concept in hiding mail ids from bots…

Our Objective is to make an email ID similar to

We Use The Technique of reCAPTCHA mailhide, reCAPTCHA Mailhide helps in protecting your mail inbox by asking people to solve a reCAPTCHA before they can view your email id.

4 Simple Steps to Protect Your email address

Step 1: Visit

Step 2:
You will be Prompted to Enter your email address. which looks like Screenshot below.. After Entering the email id Click on Protect It!

Step 3:
Once You Enter Your email id and Click on Protect, It generates a unique html code for your entered email address. Just copy the html code generated to your clipboard or save it in a notepad to keep it handy.

Step 4:
Use The above Generated HTML code in your Contact Us Pages, or any other section which you like. Rest assured that your email address is completely protected… So Whenever you Share this Code in Pages… it will display instead of

The Person who wishes to See Your email id has to be HUMAN and has to click on of protected email id.. when Hovered it Prompts “Reveal this email address“. On Clicking it, It displays a CAPTCHA which can be solved only by Human! and be assured that none of the automated programs could break your email address.

What’s More! Start Protecting your email address from today with reCAPTCHA mailhide. Use instead of

Say Goodbye to formats like yourname[at] instead start using

Hope you are benefited with this post, So do you mind a Share? Comments are Appreciated! πŸ™‚ Have you ever tried with Captcha protected email address in public Pages?