Hello, please does anyone have an idea how to implement the craiglist kind of email cloaking techniques that generates temporary email addresses for the buyers and sellers to use for communicating only if the post is still active. I intend to use a shared host to carry out this task. The users should not access the message through the website, messages will be forwarded to their real email addresses via an address mapping table.
Any help would be appreciated. thanks.
By doing what you do may face some major hassles with this e-mails. I would advise you to do something completely different.—SA
Let your customers to register with their own e-mail addresses and change those addresses by themselves. Now, the critical point: you should guarantee that you never expose those e-mail addresses to anyone and never use any of those e-mail addresses outside your site, no matter what happens. In your site, develop a site-wide messaging system, based on member authentication, with private and public messages, whatever you want. As to the "real" e-mail addresses your members should trust you, use them for just one purpose: to send your customers the notifications. That will resolve all your problems.
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