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validate_email verifies if an email address is valid and really exists.

Project description

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validate_email_wt
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Validate_email is a package for Python that check if an email is valid, properly formatted and really exists.



INSTALLATION
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First, you must do::

pip install validate_email_wt

Extra
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For check the domain mx and verify email exits you must have the `pyDNS` package installed::

pip install pyDNS


USAGE
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Basic usage::

from validate_email import validate_email
is_valid = validate_email('example@example.com')


Checking domain has SMTP Server
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Check if the host has SMTP Server::

from validate_email import validate_email
is_valid = validate_email('example@example.com',check_mx=True)


Verify email exists
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Check if the host has SMTP Server and the email really exists::

from validate_email import validate_email
is_valid = validate_email('example@example.com',verify=True)

Verify email exists on a server that implements callback verfication
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Check if the host has SMTP Server and the email really exists::

from validate_email import validate_email
is_valid = validate_email('example@example.com',verify=True,sending_email="valid@example.org")

valid@example.org must be a valid e-mail that you control.

For information on callback verification see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Callback_verification

Don't allow your users to register with disposable emails
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Checks are performed against this version of the listing:
https://github.com/martenson/disposable-email-domains/tree/4efb0b0ed43022a78abc768c4f28ba7ed7a37772

from validate_email import validate_email
is_valid = validate_email("disposable@yopmail.com", allow_disposable=False)
assert not is_valid


TODOs and BUGS
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See: http://github.com/syrusakbary/validate_email/issues

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