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Protect your email address from spam bots. In other words “fool the bots”. With the “nospam” short code, you can use antispambot function on text widgets, posts, pages, post excerpts and category, tag, taxonomy descriptions too.

To use, just place your email address in the [nospam] shortcode:


The output on browser will be a hyperlinked email address that can be clicked on to send email. The output on source file (Which bots read) will be a HTML entities.

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Banner image attribution : Viktor Mikhailovich Vasnetsov, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons


  1. Upload the entire antispambot folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place your mail id in the shortcode [nospam] ex: [nospam][/nospam] on posts, pages, text widgets.


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  • Initial Release.


Compatible check with 4.1


Compatible check with 4.8.2


Compatible check with 5.7.1