How To Create Gmail Button with Email Icon Generator
One of the big problems of putting our Email address in text format such as email@example.com is email harvester bots.
These bots pick such email addresses and spam the hell out of you. This is a big headache for bloggers like us, who have to put an Email address for some reason in contact or service pages.
One quick solution to this is to replace @ with [at] and that will stop bots from harvesting your email address, but believe it or not, some users will actually mail you without @ & you will never receive an email.
One easy solution to this problem is by using the Gmail button or any other Email icon so that it not only looks good but is easier to understand.
Free Email Icon Generator service:
Email harvesting bots catch you to start spamming your inbox whenever you write your email address online in text format like firstname.lastname@example.org.
One trick netizens use is they write their email by adding space and replacing @ with AT on their websites.
For instance: You can write “email@example.com” as “your email AT email DOT com”. But this is certainly not a user-friendly format and it may confuse some new users.
In this lesson, you will learn about generating an email icon with an email address written over it so that your users can easily get to know about your email address and that will stop spam bots from harvesting your email address.
E-Mail Icon Generator is a free web service that allows you to generate email icon images of any email service like Gmail, AOL, Hotmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, MSN, etc.
Start by visiting E-Mail Icon Generator’s Website and type in your email address selecting your email provider from the dropdown box.
In case your email provider is not available in the given list or you use your own email service then click the ‘Provider not available’ link and create the email icon of your choice.
The service is free to use, and there is nothing much you have to do apart from entering your Email address. If your email provider is not listed there or if you are using any custom email address you can click on Provider not available, Click here! And create an icon for your choice of Email. Though, you need to customize the color using Color Picker to give it a feel and look of your personality.
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