Internet bots, spiders, crawlers or bots for short scour the Internet looking for email addresses to include into lists which are then either sold or used for spamming and advertising.
Most website owners don’t realize that pasting their email address into their posts, pages, comments or on a contact page can put you at risk for a lot of email spam.
The good news is that there is a handy plugin for WordPress, Email Address Encoder.
With over a 100,000 downloads, this plugin automatically begins encrypting all email addresses detected in your site.
If you need help installing and configuring this plugin, please get in touch.