Post & Upload - Email Cloaker

Description: Widget to convert your email address so it's is (relatively) out of reach of spambots. Just type your email address and the text that should be displayed in the browser. Then copy/paste the resulting code into your html.

More info at widgets.lensco.be.
Author: lensco
Version: 1.0
Uploaded on: July 8th 2005 at 12:04 AM
Rating: (3.44 stars)   [Show Detailed Ratings]
Downloads: 788
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The key to a Dashboard widget is simplicity and this just doesn't have it. The logo and textual explanation are a useless waste of space. Remove them and just keep the top portion, and this would be a much more asthetically pleasing widget.

Posted by: Cruzn15 on May 16, 05 (1:46 AM) for version 1.0 (current version)   View Detailed Rating

Great idea. Allows user's choice of either plain html or JavaScript cloaking. The only problem is that the html method leaves the text portion of he code intact and ready for harvesting, instead of cloaking it, as well. You get <a href="mailto:&#109;&#101;&#064;&#109;&#101;&#046;&#099;&#111;&#109;">me@me.com</a>. Notice that a harvester will see "me@me.com". Both the "mailto" and display portions of the code should be cloaked. To make it more obfuscated, it should also leave every 4th or 5th letter un-cloaked. Inserting a comment in the middle would not hurt either.

All in all, it is a very good start to a very good idea. I look forward to the next release

Posted by: JohnGaver on May 17, 05 (2:32 PM) for version 1.0 (current version)   View Detailed Rating

Great widget, very helpful! Good job!

Posted by: MacD00D307 on Oct 13, 05 (9:33 PM) for version 1.0 (current version)   View Detailed Rating

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