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Contact Form 7 Email Validation


Add a customized functionality to add a email field validation check point to the popular Contact Form 7 plugin. A DNS verification validation has been integrated to verify email address from a valid domain.


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the plugin files to the contact-form-7-email-validation-check directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress


Is this plugin install contact form 7 too?

No. We have to install contact form 7 first and then we have to activate this plugin.


སྤྱི་ཟླ་དགུ་པ། 23, 2020
I just wish it was possibly to translate the error message from English to locale, as described here:
སྤྱི་ཟླ་དྲུག་པ། 25, 2020
As of June 25, 2020, this plugin is not functioning. Please update.
སྤྱི་ཟླ་གསུམ་པ། 2, 2020
As of today it has no effect at all. It does not prevent form sending with impossible-to-be e-mail address
སྤྱི་ཟླ་གཉིས་པ། 1, 2018
v3 fix all the problems. looks stable now.
སྤྱི་ཟླ་བདུན་པ། 1, 2017
Installed easily and worked on test first go. Displayed error "Email address entered is not valid, DNS resolution failed." when using a fake address. Real address goes through without issue.
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Contributors & Developers

“Contact Form 7 Email Validation” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Tagging version 3.0.
Version Upgrade and tested compatibility with latest stable versions.
CHange in author URL.


Version Upgrade and tested compatibility with latest stable versions.


Fixed a bug fatal error caused by deprecated function “WPCF7_Shortcode”.
Stopped using the deprecated PHP function “eregi”.
Version Upgrade and tested compatibility with latest stable versions.


Second version – Worked on to update language translation code contructs for validation error messages.


First version