Email Verification Blog & How To Guides to Verify Email Addresses

Posted on June 14, 2018

How Will GDPR Impact Your Email Marketing Strategy?

You hear that sound? That’s the sound of marketers everywhere throwing their laptops against the wall because of the European Union’s new privacy laws that went into effect on May 25th. While it’s true that these laws will have an impact on marketing tactics, it doesn’t signify the end of email marketing. In some instances, these new email verification laws can prove to be beneficial to marketers.

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Posted on June 4, 2018

Why Use E-mail Verification?

The history of e-mail dates back to the very early days of the Internet. The basics of the protocol were laid down as early as 1982, in RFC822. And even though this very early specification had been updated by RFC 2822 in 2008, and several updates have appeared since (e.g. 6854 in 2013), the basics of the protocol have not changed much. This is, on one hand, a considerable success of the protocol. It provides a solution to a very natural need of the users of the network: to use the Internet for sending messages like conventional mail. And this good old protocol still meets many of the requirements. In spite of the enormous amount of alternative means of online communication, e-mail has managed to maintain its popularity even today. The reasons for this include the simplicity of the protocol, the fact that it is indeed a standard. It is decentralized in the sense that there is no distinguished provider for which one has to necessarily subscribe to be able to use e-mail. This can indeed be an advantage when compared to e.g. social networks whose providers get hold of our private data when we use them.

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Posted on October 19, 2017 by Randall Degges

How to Verify an Email Address Using Node.js

In this article, I’m going to walk you through the very best possible way to verify email addresses and improve the user registration process for your Node website.

Email verification is incredibly important. Ensuring the users who sign up for your website have a valid email address is valuable for a number of reasons.

Where email verification gets complex, however, is deciding how to verify email addresses for YOUR website. Each website has different requirements and depending on what your website does, you may only want to verify a user’s email address in one or two specific ways.

To help solve this problem, we recently released the email-verifier NPM library.

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