Anti-SpamBot function

We all want to include contact information on our websites, but the question remains whether its worth the risk of spambots getting hold of this information.  Kathy discussed in class several ways to redirect email to avoid spam.  In researching this topic further I found a handy tool in the WordPress.org Codex.  

They have an anti-spambot obfuscator code which you can add to the already existing HTML code on your website.  This code will convert the characters in your email address into an HTML entity which essentially blocks spambots (but not totally and forever as some spambots are uber intelligent).   There’s a lot of different methods to obfuscate your email address of course so I suggest doing a little research on your own to find one that fits your needs.  WPEngineer also has an informative post on this subject which I recommend checking out.

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