I don't know what happened but suddenly all emails under "User" are changed to [email protected] - see the below picture.

Of course, my first thought was a plugin problem, but when I disable ALL plugins then nothing changes.

Any idea what happened? The site is running under Cloudflare for months but this issue does exist since few days.

I am not aware of anything I could have changed. I am viewing the users as administrator.

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This is coming from cloudflare's Email Address Obfuscation.

  1. Login to Cloudflare.
  2. Click on your domain name.
  3. Navigate to Scrape Shield
  4. Turn off Email Address Obfuscation.
  5. Purge Cloudflare Cache

  • +1! Very strange. Cloudflare must have had added it few days ago. I had to purge also the cache but it fixed it! Thx! – Peter VARGA Dec 10 '19 at 20:24
  • Good thought on purging cache! – Haris Dec 11 '19 at 20:06

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