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Email validation is a hard problem that every single developer, building anything on the web, has to deal with.
We actually have been working on email validation ourselves for years (more on that below).
A validator is merely a callable object or function that takes a value and simply returns nothing if the value is valid or raises a Every form that uses this field will have these methods run before anything else can be done with the field’s data.
This is cleaning that is specific to this type of field, regardless of how it is subsequently used. It’s important to keep the field and form difference clear when working out where to validate things.
That's why we go one step further than just a DNS query, we ping the Mail Exchanger to make sure that it actually exists.
That why we wrote a parser that analyzes addresses, and determines if they are valid or not, based on a formal grammar. Formal grammars (and specifically in our case a context free grammar) are a set of rules that define the structure of a string.For example, it allows us to transform something we intuitively understand, like an address list, into something formal that a computer can parse.So what would the context free grammar for an address list look like?We suggest using Guardpost as part of your email collection form to reduce typos and false address submission in conjunction with a link emailed to the address to confirm the email is valid (double opt-in).Of course, you can use Mailgun to send the double opt-in email, as well.