This function has been deprecated. Use is_email() instead.

validate_email( string $email, bool $check_domain = true )

Deprecated functionality to validate an email address.


Description

See also


Parameters

$email

(Required) Email address to verify.

$check_domain

(Optional) Deprecated.

Default value: true


Return

(string|bool) Either false or the valid email address.


Source

File: wp-includes/ms-deprecated.php

function validate_email( $email, $check_domain = true) {
	_deprecated_function( __FUNCTION__, 'WP-3.0.0', 'is_email()' );
	return is_email( $email, $check_domain );
}


Changelog

Changelog
Version Description
WP-3.0.0 Use is_email()
WP-MU Introduced. (3.0.0)