Protect your email address against spammers
Mailto2CE is a System plugin for Contact Enhanced that will convert all mailto links like:
<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">some text</a> to a link to Contact Enhanced form.
It will encode the email, so you will not have any problems with E-mail address harvesting* bots; This way you will avoid spam and keep your emails addresses on your web page safe;
This plugin requires Contact Enhanced Component and it's already included in the Contact Enhanced Developer Subscription, so if you have the Developer's subscription there's no need to purchase it.
Usage for Joomla 4:
- Select System → Manage panel → Plugins from the Administrator menu.
- Make sure the Contact Enhanced → Content Plugin is enabled. The Mailto2CE plugin for Joomla 4 requires that the Contact Enhanced Plugin is enabled as it uses this plugin to create the links;
- Edit the Mailto2CE System Plugin and select which Contact Enhanced → Contact you want to load the form. Mailto2CE plugin will send the email to the email address in the mailto link, regardless of the contact selected.
Usage for Joomla 3:
After regular installation, select Extensions → Plugin Manager from the drop-down menu on the Back-end of your Joomla! installation and select the System - Mailto2CE. Then you can configure these 4 parameters illustrated below:
The link below is a mailto link transformed to a link to Contact Enhanced
* E-mail harvesting is the process of obtaining lists of e-mail addresses using various methods for use in bulk e-mail or other purposes usually grouped as spam.