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ALA 248: Obscure meanings and addresses

In Issue No. 248 of A List Apart: Make people read your copy! Stop robots from reading your e-mail address!

In Issue No. 248 of A List Apart, for people who make websites:

Graceful E-Mail Obfuscation

by Roel Van Gils

Hide e-mail addresses from spam bots while revealing them to readers as real, clickable links. This transparent and fully automated solution guarantees that all addresses on your site will be safe—even the ones that show up in blog comments!

Greatest Copy Shot Ever Written

by Nick Padmore

“Got Milk?”, “Don’t leave home without it”, “Good to the last drop.” You know these taglines and the products associated with them. So what makes a great copy shot? Is there a formula? And can understanding advertising help us write better web copy?

[tags]design, webdesign, alistapart, copywriting, email, e-mail, obfuscation, headlines, taglines, themelines, advertising[/tags]

By L. Jeffrey Zeldman

“King of Web Standards”—Bloomberg Businessweek. Author, Designer, Founder. Employer Brand at Automattic. Publisher, & Ava’s dad. Pete’s brother (RIP). He/him.