Bijay Rungta
How to check if an email address exists without sending an email? - PHP, Web and IT stuff - http://www.webdigi.co.uk/blog...
We have all been doing email address validation for a very long time to make sure that the email is correctly formatted. This is to avoid users entering wrongly formatted email address but still they can accidentally give us a wrong email address. Example of a correctly formatted email address but still wrong: mailbox.does.not.exist@reddit.com [VALID email format but it does not exist] Above case specifically happens when you take important customer email on phone and you type in the wrong email. So is there a QUICK solution to really check the email without sending a test message to the user? Yes. The solution A quick & simple check below can be implemented in most programming language including PHP, Python etc. It relies on using the same SMTP which is used to send emails. To check if user entered email mailbox.does.not.exist@reddit.com really exists go through the following in command prompt. - Bijay Rungta