Spam is a major problem for all of us. If you use one of the major web sites for your e-mail services there is not a lot you can do, but if you have your own web site, and your own domain name, it is possible to reduce or even prevent spam by the use of this clever script:
(N.B. This is a free script originally written and copyrighted by Boweries but which I can no longer find on their web site. It is important that we all respect their work by including the reference to them in the script.)
This is a simple script that will prevent software "robots" from detecting your e-mail address on your web site, and yet bona fide visitors can.
Insert the following code between the <head> tags:
If you wish to make it more difficult for a programmer to build a script that would automatically read the * as @, just modify the following line:
and replace the * with any string of your choice without spaces, remembering to start and end with anything but a letter, a number, an underscore, a hyphen or a dot.
Then replace all instances of @ in all e-mail addresses with the string or sign you set previously and replace all usual
with the new syntax (type as one line):
Important: Remember to avoid writing the actual e-mail address
as the link as it would make the script useless. I use an image. You
can use a form of words.
I believe that even if you are already receiving a lot of spam mail, making this change will reduce the amount over time. Also, never reply to spam, never open it. Only if the e-mail is from a business you know, should you follow unsubscribe and similar links to end their junk mail.
Since I originally wrote this page, Frederic Andrieux the original author of this script has e-mailed me and advised that you can read the original for yourself by following this link.
We list sites from world wide.
All traditional stained glass & fused glass URLs are invited for consideration.
For a URL to be considered for the registers of Studios they must conform to all of the following criteria:
The site is primarily stained glass
The premises location has been made known to us
Any studio MUST be manufacturing its own stained or fused glass items
Resellers of glass, hardware, patterns or products are not eligible for inclusion in the studio registers
You should note that this is primarily a UK site
All bona fide UK studios, professional and amateur are usually listed
Traditional stained and fused glass sites from abroad or overseas that subscribe, and that conform to the above requirements of manufacturing their own products, etc., will usually be listed
We reserve the right to exclude any site