Validate_email verify if an email address is valid and really exists
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Latest commit eaf2668 Jul 24, 2015 @syrusakbary Merge pull request #40 from efagerberg/master
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Validate_email

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

INSTALLATION

First, you must do:

pip install validate_email

Extra

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

pip install pyDNS

USAGE

Basic usage:

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

Checking domain has SMTP Server

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

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)

TODOs and BUGS

See: http://github.com/syrusakbary/validate_email/issues