The email validator is designed by Antideo to help combat spam coming in through contact forms. Antideo validates email addresses entered through your contact forms in real time to prevent inquiries from fake email addresses. The email validator plugin comes packed with several features that help you –
Check the syntax of the email entered, to quickly flag the error to the visitor
Check for disposable or temporary emails
Prevent inquiries from free ESP’s like Gmail, Yahoo, etc (Can be switched on and off)
Prevent inquiries from role-based emails like [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] etc (Can be switched on and off)
Check MX records to identify invalid emails
Create and maintain your own local whitelist of domains and emails
Create and maintain your own local blacklist of domains and emails
Armed with the capabilities of our plugin you would be able to eliminate a major portion of contact form spam, as spammers seldom use a valid business email address. Our plugin out of the box is compatible with major forms like
Contact Form 7
JetPack comments and a contact form
Paid Membership Pro
Form Maker by 10Web
Visual Form Builder
And pretty much any other form that uses the default WordPress is_email() function. The plugin is very easy to install and activate, no tech knowledge whatsoever is needed to get going with the plugin.
Advantages of our plugin
No limits on the number of validations – go crazy, it’s unlimited!!
Real time validations done in a fraction of a second
Extensive database of 84K+ disposable email domains and constantly being updated with newer ones
Clean and super friendly UI that is easy to use
A powerful free version and an affordable premium version
We are literally eating our own dog food, implementing the Antideo Email Validation plugin on several websites that we own, which has resulted in spam inquiries going down by over 87%.