validEmail

(/rs/public/functions.php)

validEmail -- Check for valid email address format.

Description

int validEmail ($addr)

This function will check string $addr to see if it is a valid format for an email address (user@host.dom or valid variations thereof). Illegal characters are also checked for. This function returns 1 on finding $addr as a valid address and 0 otherwise.

It should be noted that this function does not check if an email address exists or is real. It merely checks the format of the address.

Examples

validEmail ("foo") /* Returns 0 */
validEmail ("foo@bar.dom") /* Returns 1 */
validEmail ("foo@bar,dom") /* Returns 0 */

Related Functions

None.

Dependencies

stringSearchArray

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