Stop the Spam!

I’ve used quite a few plugins in the past with WordPress to help guard myself against spam. What I was unaware of, stupidly enough, was the fact that a lot of the spam I’ve been receiving goes directly to the database, and doesn’t even pass through my inbox it seems.

Tips for hiding your email address from Spam/Bots

I’ve been doing work on a website for one of my clients, and I noticed they followed a trend with their email address that I’ve seen a lot. They were getting lots of spam at their contact email address, i.e. contact@company.com, so they replaced it with contact2@company.com as a last ditch method to stop the avalanche of spam.