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Thread: Problems with Email Checker.

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    Problems with Email Checker.

    SORRY, FORGOT TO INCLUDE PHP in THREAD NAME!

    here is my function which is in my functions.php file, every email i try, it says is not valid, even emails that should be valid, i've tried everything, i coulnd't get it to work, any tips would be helpful. here is my emailCheck function..

    Code:
    function checkEmail($email) 
    {
      $email = mysql_real_escape_string($email);
            $query_emailcheck = "SELECT email FROM hfs_users WHERE email = '$email'";
            $result_emailcheck = @mysql_query($query_emailcheck);
            $num_sameemail = @mysql_num_rows($result_emailcheck);
     
            if ($num_sameemail> 0) {
     
                $errors[] = "This email is being used by another user.";
     
     } if(eregi("^[a-zA-Z0-9_]+@[a-zA-Z0-9\-]+\.[a-zA-Z0-9\-\.]+$]", $email)) 
      {
      list($Username, $Domain) = split("@",$email);
      if(getmxrr($Domain, $MXHost)) 
       {
      $errors[] = "Email address is invalid.";
       }
       else 
       {
          if(@fsockopen($Domain, 25, $errno, $errstr, 30)) 
          {
             $errors[] = "Email address is invalid."; 
          }
          else 
          {
             return FALSE; 
          }}
       }}
    Last edited by Sixtys; January 26th, 2008 at 02:46 PM.

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