Basic Email Protection
- In the Cascade editor surround a username such as “tgriffin” with double square brackets, for example [[tgriffin]]. This is converted in your page to the functional email link email@example.com.
- If you prefer your email link to be a proper name or phrase enter a comma and the desired link text after the username, for example [[tgriffin,The Griffin]]. This is converted in your page to the functional email link The Griffin.
*Note that Basic Email Protection in VIMS pages converts to an "@vims.edu" address and in Mason pages to an "@mason.wm.edu" address. If you want to be absolutely certain a username is converted into the expected email format, use Advanced Email Protection and one of the prepend rules below.
Advanced Email Protection
- To protect an email address that is outside of your site's domain (or is a department or W&M Gmail address) prepend the username with a letter or department identifier and a vertical bar or pipe (|) according to the following rules.
Advanced Email Protection works for linked phrases, too. For example [[m|tgriffin,The Griffin]] will make the text "The Griffin" an email link to firstname.lastname@example.org like The Griffin.
Three column table of available prepends for email protection Prepend Rule Example w| always converts to W&M email format: email@example.com [[w|tgriffin]] converts to firstname.lastname@example.org v| always converts to VIMS email format: email@example.com [[v|tgriffin]] converts to firstname.lastname@example.org m| always converts to Mason email format: email@example.com [[m|tgriffin]] converts to firstname.lastname@example.org aiddata|
always converts to AidData email format: email@example.com
[[aiddata|tgriffin]] converts to firstname.lastname@example.org cs| always converts to CS email format: email@example.com [[cs|tgriffin]] converts to firstname.lastname@example.org math| always converts to Mathematics email format: email@example.com [[math|tgriffin]] converts to firstname.lastname@example.org physics| always converts to Physics email format: email@example.com [[physics|tgriffin]] converts to firstname.lastname@example.org