Support » Plugin: Email Address Encoder » E-mail addresses not encoded in backend?

  • Resolved TheSupercargo

    (@thesupercargo)


    Hi,

    I apologise if I am missing the point of this plug-in. Not a programmer.

    I want to be able to tell people who leave comments on my site that I have done everything I can to prevent their e-mail addresses being harvested.

    I installed your plugin and activated it, then opened my back-end Comments page (http://…/wp-admin/edit-comments.php).

    Using Firefox, I used “View Page Source” to look at the page in plain text. (“View Source” is not an option.) The e-mail addresses are unencrypted.

    Am I looking at the page the wrong way?

    Or does the plug-in not encrypt e-mail addresses in the back-end? And if not, do you have any advice for me about what I can do to protect these addresses?

    Many thanks,
    John

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  • Plugin Author Till Krüss

    (@tillkruess)

    Is there anyone who has access to your backend and might harvest email addresses?

    Hi Till,

    Sorry for the delay getting back to you.

    So, maybe I was missing the point. I understand from your question that e-mail addresses in the back-end are protected from bots by virtue of being in the back-end. I couldn’t find this info anywhere I looked, so I appreciate learning it.

    But that means your plug in is only intended for e-mail addresses in the front of the website, which is something I don’t need.

    Thanks for taking the time to reply. I’ll mark this as resolved.

    John

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