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Encode Shortcode


WordPress plugin : Encode Shortcode

A WordPress plugin to protect the email address in your website against bots or spiders that index or harvest email addresses for sending spam. It uses a substitution cipher with a different key for every page load.

How to use in the WordPress editor

[encode email=""]

Or :

[encode email=""]Text in the link[/encode]

The result in the HTML code is like :

<span id="es-23908716">[Encoded]</span><script type="text/javascript">var a="x78UC50DOygu4kZAGq+ei3TbMfcrNYmvP@62Lznt_dQwJWX91HaIRVKEF.s-SjholpB";var b=a.split("").sort().join("");var c="WVdHRkVdHR8Xs";var d="";for(var e=0;e<c.length;e++)  d+=b.charAt(a.indexOf(c.charAt(e)));document.getElementById("es-23908716").innerHTML="<a href=\"mailto:"+d+"\">"+d+"</a>"</script>

The result for the user is like :

<span id="es-24377098"><a href="">Text in the link</a></span>

How to use in PHP

Classic method :

<?php echo do_shortcode('[encode email=""]Text in the link[/encode]'); ?>


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  • Add README.txt for prepare submit to WordPress plugins
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  • Add support shortcode : [encode email=””]Link text[/encode]


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  • Support shortcode : [encode email=””]