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Yes, different email obfuscation methods do work with varying degrees of success. But each has to be weighed with whether they affect the ability for your customers to communicate easily with you. I wouldn't want to be losing any business just because a user finds it annoying or time consuming to contact me. It would be a particularly persistent ...


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This kind of spam prevention is usually provided by the reCAPTCHA service from Google. IMHO this is an advanced spam protection service based on the principles of CAPTCHA. While I do not think reCAPTCHA is a technical name and there could also be other advanced implementations of CAPTCHA-like spam protection.


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I've started using the following code: RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http://.*[bad_referrer]\.com/ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ – [F,L] This looks for the referrer, in your case semalt.com, and creates a bad request. If you want to add more conditions use [NC,OR] until you get to the last item. If mod_rewrite isn't available, this technique will not work. You ...


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This isn't a direct answer to your question but to your problem: Try a hostname filter on your Analytics account instead. Filter only for your domain. The only situation in which you'll get views without your domain being the hostname is if you're serving content on other domains - such as via an iFrame. When it comes to crawlers, there's many techniques. ...


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There is not a common or default email address that you should create for your website. Speaking of experience, I suggest to make any e-mail account you want and publish it to your e-mail account, preferably as an image in order not to being fetched by spam bots. No service provider or company or institution will try to legitimate communicate you to an ...


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As the author of the plugin suggested, this can be treated as a false-positive. Our SpamAssassin checks on mail-tester trigger a lot of false-positives, please ignore them.


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I strongly advise all sites I work on not to list email addresses in any form at all. Yes, it helps reduce automated email collection (spam). Yes, it helps prevent people/bots from determining the pattern your organization uses (firstname.lastname@example.com etc.) It also might reduce info available to someone trying to do some social engineering (...


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Nothing you do in Google Analytics can effect search performance. It is an analytics program that reports what has already happened. Your filtering referrer spam in analytics only effects the reports you see. Nothing more.


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You have a couple of options here that may help: 1) Lock out very old browsers and user agents that don't make sense. 2) Load the form with ajax after JS detects mouse/tap movement and confirms against server side session token. 3) Use a better captcha such as reCaptcha. 4) Use a throttler at a decent rate such as 8-10 requests every 5 secs get blocked ...


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To state the obvious you can test if office 365 is blocking your emails by creating a 30 day trial. If your emails are being blocked then you need to address the issue why, which is how they are getting marked as spam. There are plenty of questions related to preventing email being classified as spam already on Pro Webmasters. Then you would either need to ...


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This would appear to be due to the emails being detected being sent as a relaay instead of from a correctly configured SMTP server. The best option is to configure your PHP.ini file to use SMTP and to use your gmail server for SMTP and then use the PHP mail() function to avoid this error in the future.



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