Email Harvesting and Counter Measures

Email Harvesting

Email harvesting means fetching email addresses by crawling web pages using various scripts/softwares. These email addresses then used for sending bulk marketing emails or newsletters/spams. Email Harvesting There are lots of softwares/bots available in the market which crawls the website and gives email address from its pages. These softwares are generally known as “Harvesting Bot”. One can also buy/sell email addresses to send bulk emails for spams or marketing. Though many countries have laws in place to fight again spams.

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What is rel=”alternate” hreflang=”x”?

Hreflang is used to determine language of the content on the page, it helps search engine (like: Google) to identify language on the page so they can serve it to right reader base. <link rel="alternate" href="http://ashishuideveloper.in” hreflang="en" /> OR <link rel="alternate" href="http://ashishuideveloper.in” hreflang="en-in” /> hreflang is introduced by Google in December 2011. It is useful when site has more then one languages. Adding it specifies to search engine this site has localise content for specific region or language, so search

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