How to Email Encode Shortcode in WordPress

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Are you looking for a way to email encode shortcode in WordPress? While there’s probably a plugin for this, we have created a quick code snippet that you can use to email encode shortcode in WordPress.


All you have to do is add this code to your theme’s functions.php file or in a site-specific plugin:

function email_encode_function( $atts, $content ){
	return '<a href="'.antispambot("mailto:".$content).'">'.antispambot($content).'</a>';
add_shortcode( 'email', 'email_encode_function' );

You can use the following shortcode with your email address to encode it in your posts.

[email][email protected][/email]

Note: If this is your first time adding code snippets in WordPress, then please refer to our guide on how to properly add code snippets in WordPress, so you don’t accidentally break your site.

If you liked this code snippet, please consider checking out our other articles on the site like: 20 best WordPress church themes and how to create a multi-page form in WordPress.

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  1. I get my mail with shortcode from advanced custom field plugin. [acf field="email"] This snippet doesnt support shortcode. Can you update it?

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