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Emailhunter

A tiny ruby wrapper around Hunter (former Email Hunter) API. Direct access to all the web's email addresses.

UPDATE (2016-12-02): gem updated with V2 API.

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'emailhunter'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install emailhunter

Usage

require 'emailhunter'
email_hunter = EmailHunter.new('Your secret API key')

Your secret API key. You can generate it in your dashboard from https://hunter.io

Domain search API

Returns all the email addresses found using one given domain name, with our sources.

result = email_hunter.search('stripe.com')

Accessing domain search response

result.fetch(:meta)
result.fetch(:webmail)
result.fetch(:emails)
result.fetch(:pattern)
result.fetch(:domain)

Email Verify API

Allows you to verify the deliverability of an email address.

email_hunter.verify('bonjour@firmapi.com')

Accessing email verify response

result.fetch(:result)
result.fetch(:score)
result.fetch(:regexp)
result.fetch(:gibberish)
result.fetch(:disposable)
result.fetch(:mx_records)
result.fetch(:smtp_server)
result.fetch(:smtp_check)
result.fetch(:accept_all)
result.fetch(:sources)
result.fetch(:meta)

Email Exist API (only for V1)

This API call is deprecated, please use the email verification call instead.

This API endpoint allows you to check if a given email address has been found on the web. If it has been found, it returns all the sources with the dates of the last crawls.

email_hunter.exist('bonjour@firmapi.com')

Accessing email verify response

result.status
result.email
result.exist
result.sources

Finder API (legacy generate)

Guesses the most likely email of a person from his first name, his last name and a domain name.

email_hunter.finder('gmail.com', 'Davide', 'Santangelo')

Accessing finder response

result.fetch(:email)
result.fetch(:score)
result.fetch(:sources)
result.fetch(:domain)
result.fetch(:meta)

Count API

Returns the number of email addresses found for a domain. This is a FREE API call.

email_hunter.count('gmail.com')

Accessing count response

result.fetch(:data)
result.fetch(:meta)

Account Information

This method enables you to get information regarding your Hunter account at any time. This call is free.

email_hunter.account

Accessing account response

result.fetch(:data)
{  
   "data":{  
      "first_name":"Davide",
      "last_name":"Santangelo",
      "email":"davide.santangelo@gmail.com",
      "plan_name":"Free",
      "plan_level":0,
      "reset_date":"2019-06-29",
      "team_id":349,
      "calls":{  
         "used":4,
         "available":50
      }
   }
}

License

The emailhunter GEM is released under the MIT License.

Contributing

  1. Fork it ( https://github.com/[my-github-username]/emailhunter/fork )
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create a new Pull Request