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How to create Safe mailto links using JQuery

Here is a small piece of code that you can use to create safe mailto (spam emails free) links in your web application,


Firstly you need to create a link which is in the example below

<a href="info[at]example[dot]com"></a><a href="info[at]example[dot]com">Custom Text</a> As you can see, we have replaced @ with [at] and . with [dot], Now we will use JQuery to loop through all the links and do the exact opposite.

$(document).ready(function() { $('a[href*="[at]"][href*="[dot]"]').each(function() { var addr = $(this).attr('href').split('[at]').join('@').split('[dot]').join('.'); $(this).attr('href', 'mailto:' + addr.toLowerCase()); if ($(this).text().length == 0) $(this).text(addr); }); }); This JQuery code will generate the following links.

<a href="mailto:info@example.com">info@example.com</a>   <a href="mailto…