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Byteplant Email Validator

With the Byteplant Email Validator plugin you can easily verify if an email address really exists and is valid (http://www.email-validator.net).

This plugin uses the Byteplant Email-Validator API (http://www.email-validator.net) to check if an email address really exists or not.

The plugin integrates with the is_email() function of WordPress. It works seamlessly with:

  • Contact Form 7
  • Jetpack/Grunion
  • WordPress registration forms
  • and with any other form which uses the is_email() function (no changes required).

The plugin can also be integrated into 3rd party forms that do not use the is_email() function.

How does it work?

The Email-Validator API real-time validation process includes all of the following tests:

  • Syntax verification (IETF/RFC standard conformance)
  • DNS validation, including MX record lookup
  • Disposable email address (DEA) detection
  • Misspelled domain detection to prevent Typosquatting
  • Freemail address detection
  • SMTP connection and availability checking
  • Temporary unavailability detection
  • Mailbox existence checking
  • Catch-All testing
  • Greylisting detection

The plugin requires an API Key (free, no credit card required): http://www.email-validator.net/email-validation-online-api-get-free-trial.html

We do not send any email to the recipient address during the entire validation process. All processing is done on our servers, your IP addresses and domains are not affected in any way by the Email-Validator service - absolutely no blacklisting risk for your IPs and domains.

Data Protection and Privacy Policy: see the Frequently Asked Questions section.

Requires: 3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.7.1
Last Updated: 1 month ago
Active Installs: 30+


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