Email Address Validation in php

By | February 7, 2015

Easily Email Address Validation in php

How you gave easily  Validation to your email address in php .

i talk about two ways to  set email Validation…

simple validation

$email = ‘mail@example.com’;
$validation = filter_var($email, FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL);
 
if ( $validation ) $output = ‘proper email address’;
else $output = ‘wrong email address’;
 
echo $output;

Advanced validation


<?php

$email=”test@geemail.com”;
if (isValidEmail($email))
{
       echo “Hooray! Adress is correct.”;
}
else
{
       echo “Sorry! No way.”;
}

//Check-Function
function isValidEmail($email)
{
       //Perform a basic syntax-Check
       //If this check fails, there’s no need to continue
       if(!filter_var($email, FILTER_VALIDATE_EMAIL))
       {
               return false;
       }

 //extract host
       list($user, $host) = explode(“@”, $email);
       //check, if host is accessible
       if (!checkdnsrr($host, “MX”) && !checkdnsrr($host, “A”))
       {
               return false;
       }

return true;

}
?>

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