Email Address Verification API for Node
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Quick Email Verification

Official Email Validation API library client for Node.js

QuickEmailVerification provides the quickest way to avoid fake / invalid emails.

  • Get actual users by scanning email address.
  • Remove invalid, dead and fake emails from your email list.
  • Save time and money by sending mail to actual users.

Let's Get Started

To begin, signUp at quickemailverification.com and create a FREE account. After signup logged in, click on API Settings and then click Add API Key. To use API you need 2 parameters.

email - (string) This is a email address you need to verify. It should be url encoded. apikey - (string) This is the key you generated from "api settings" page.

NOTE: Keep API key with you. - you'll need it to setup the client as explained below.

Installation

Make sure you have npm installed.

$ npm install quickemailverification

Versions

Works with [ 0.8 / 0.9 / 0.10 / 0.11 ]

Usage

var quickemailverification = require('quickemailverification').client('Your_API_Key_Here').quickemailverification();

quickemailverification.verify("test@example.com", function (err, response) {
  // Print response object
  console.log(response.body);
});

Response information

A successful API call responds with the following values:

  • result string - The verified results will be: valid, invalid, unknown
  • reason string - Reason definitions are as below:

    • invalid_email - Specified email has invalid email address syntax
    • invalid_domain - Domain name does not exist
    • rejected_email - SMTP server rejected email. Email does not exist
    • accepted_email - SMTP server accepted email address
    • no_connect - SMTP server connection failure
    • timeout - Session time out occurred at SMTP server
    • unavailable_smtp - SMTP server is not available to process request
    • unexpected_error - An unexpected error has occurred
    • no_mx_record - Could not get MX records for domain
    • temporarily_blocked - Email is temporarily greylisted
    • exceeded_storage - SMTP server rejected email. Exceeded storage allocation
  • disposable true | false - true if the email address uses a disposable domain

  • accept_all true | false - true if the domain appears to accept all emails delivered to that domain
  • role true | false - true if the email address is a role address (manager@example.com, ceo@example.com, etc)
  • email string - Returns a normalized version. (Niki@example.com -> niki@example.com
  • user string - The local part of an email address. (niki@example.com -> niki)
  • domain string - The domain of the provided email address. (niki@example.com -> example.com)
  • safe_to_send true | false - true if the email address is safe for deliverability
  • success true | false - true if the API request was successful
  • message string - Describes API call failure reason

HTTP Response headers

Total remaining credits can be found by http response header. It contains overall remaining credits, including Persistent & Per day credits.

  • X-QEV-Remaining-Credits - Your remaining email verification credits (i.e. Per Day credits + Persistent Credits).

HTTP status codes for QuickEmailVerification API calls

QuickEmailVerification API also returns following HTTP status codes to indicate success or failure of request.

  • 200 - Request is completed successfully
  • 400 - Server can not understand the request sent to it. This is kind of response can occur if parameters are passed wrongly.
  • 401 - Server can not verify your authentication to use api. Please check whether API key is proper or not.
  • 402 - You are running out of your credit limit.
  • 404 - Requested API can not be found on server.
  • 429 - Too many requests. Rate limit exceeded.

License

MIT

Bug Reports

Report here.

Need Help? Feel free to contact us

http://quickemailverification.com/contact-us