Hi, forgive me if this is a silly question. I'm still trying to get up to speed.
I want to use
antispambot() to hide an email address on a page of my website. You can see the result under Email. The php code used to generate the source
<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a> tag is
<a href="mailto:<?php echo antispambot(the_author_meta('user_email')); ?>"><?php echo antispambot(the_author_meta('user_email')); ?></a>.
My understanding is that
antispambot() should return a string with a number of randomly selected characters converted into HTML entities. Since the HTML source for this page doesn't contain any such HTML entities, for this particular tag, I wonder if Exec-PHP is parsing the HTML entities into characters?
For reference I have included two email addresses in purely HTML entities. To demonstrate, to myself, that the source should contain HTML entities. I have also turned off visual editor and wordpresses automated correcting of HTML tags. I am using the admin role and so have the necessary capabilities.
Is this a problem with Exec-PHP? Have I done something stupid?