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gogeiger

On my blog it shows my email and I am getting spam.

 

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By gogeiger@comcast.net On November 18, 2013

 

  1. How do I protect myself from myself from spam?
  2. Do I want it removed?

 

Tim

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Danny    1,327
Danny

Hi,

 

The reason as to why your email is being shown is because you have set your Wordpress username as your email address. You should never use your email address as a username for this very reason.

Therefore, I think the best course of action is for you to either add a Display name in your Wordpress profile or create a new user, make them an admin and do not have their username set as an email address.


Please search our forums, before posting!

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greenfly    230
greenfly

Thank for letting us know 


The answer to many issues can be found by searching in the forum before posting as someone else  may very well have had the same problem before you have.  Also, reading the documentation can help you gain a good understanding of how everything works. 

 

Please do not send me private messages. Occam's razor - The principle states "Keep things simple!"

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