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How to Use this Tool

  1. Adding a new profile

    1. Fill out the new profile form.
    2. A message containing an activation link will be sent to the registered email.
    3. The owner of the registered email must activate their profile by clicking on the provided link.
  2. Linking to an activated profile

    If profile name is "foobar":

    • Code:
      <a href="http://oregonstate.edu/cw_tools/mailto/foobar">Email FooBar</a>
    • Email FooBar
  3. Linking to an activated profile and displaying the email address as an image (optional)

    If profile name is "foobar":

    • Code:
      The following is an image: <a href="http://oregonstate.edu/cw_tools/mailto/foobar"><img src="http://oregonstate.edu/cw_tools/mailto/images/foobar?size=8" alt="Email FooBar" /></a>
    • The following is an image: Email FooBar
    • You may specify a font size from 8 points to 40 points. If not specified, a default size of 12 points will be used.
  4. Editing or deleting a profile

    1. Enter your email or profile name on the edit request form.
    2. An email will be sent to the registered email.
    3. The owner of the registered email may log in and edit or delete their profile.

About this Tool

The purpose of this tool is to prevent SPAM caused by publishing email addresses on webpages.

  • Instead of publishing your email on a webpage, you can link to this tool using an arbitrary profile name.
  • Since this tool knows what email is associated with your profile, users can still contact you from a link on your webpage through an online mail form.
  • You may optionally display your email address as an image.
  • Since your email never gets displayed as plain text, it is protected from SPAM bots and web crawlers.

Valid Domains

The following domains are accepted in a profile email or in a CC: email in the mailform:

  • oregonstate.edu
  • .*.oregonstate.edu
  • orst.edu
  • .*.orst.edu
  • osucascades.edu
  • .*.osucascades.edu
  • .*.hydroville.org
  • .*.heads-up.net
  • osualum.com
  • .*.familybusinessonline.org
  • .*.state.or.us