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wp-emailcrypt is an automated way to reduce spam when linking to an email address. This plugin replaces mailto links with encrypted JavaScript that executes at runtime.


  • Raw email addresses (not inside a link) are not encrypted at this time
  • If you find this useful, I would appreciate a [small donation] for continued work on this plugin and other plugins ( “Donate with PayPal”)


  1. Upload wp-emailcrypt folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


Does this plugin support shortcode API?

Yes, shortcode is supported as of 0.2
[emailcrypt email=’’ subject=”Hey” title=”Click me”]Email Link[/emailcrypt].

If you want the email to also be the text in the link, you can use a self-closing shortcode like this:

[emailcrypt email=”” /]

Contributors & Developers

“EmailCrypt” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Initial version.
  • Disabled one of the three algorithms that was breaking the script.


  • Added shortcode API support.