Validating email format
Validating email format - Freesexymoms
Even though this regexp considers most real world addresses valid, it still has a lot of false positives and false negatives.For instance, see examples of valid and invalid email addresses on Wikipedia.
This can be everything from "Your email is invalid" to "Did you mean ...? If you have a form and want to restrict it so that it cannot be submitted unless the email is valid, then you can check the status using the get Verimail Status-function as shown below: This will work for browsers that use HTML5 attributes and then you do not even need JS. ...which I found thanks to a note on the j Query Validation plugin readme: https://github.com/jzaefferer/jquery-validation/blob/master/README.md#reporting-an-issue So, the updated version of @Fabian's answer would be: //validate email var email Input = $("#email").val(), email Parts = email Input.split('@'), text = 'Enter a valid e-mail address!Also, another huge benefit is it's hosted on a CDN, the current version at the time of this answer can be found here: Library/CDNj Query Validate16This means faster load times for the client.Thanks for this @Nick Craver: This really looks to be a "best practice" approach to the problem of handling validation for an email.Although the standard specifies the local part to be case-sensitive, in practice the mail system at may treat John.Smith as equivalent to John Smith or even as johnsmith, and mail systems often limit their users' choice of name to a subset of the technically valid characters.Companies like Microsoft, Gmail has announced compatibility with EAI and companies like Data Xgen Technologies has in fact started offering EAI compatible email server.email Parts == ""