So you have installed and activated the Antideo email validation plugin, and now you would like to know about the different labels we have in the plugin screens. We have explained in detail the features within the plugin and what the different labels mean
Walkthrough of Antideo Email Validation plugin for WordPress
Here you get a quick view of the usefulness of the email validation WordPress plugin as you can see the number of fake, invalid, free or generic emails that the plugin has blocked for you
This is the number of disposable emails that were prevented from being submitted via your forms since the plugin was activated
This is the total number of generic emails that were prevented from being accepted on your forms
This is the total number of generic emails that were blocked from being submitted through your forms
This represents the number of emails that were blocked from being submitted through your forms because of invalid syntax or format
Email Validation Plugin Settings Page
You can select the functionality that you would want to switch on or off on this page. The selection works in real time so you can switch off any of the functionality whenever you want and switch it back on too.
A license key is needed in order to unlock the premium version of the Antideo plugin. But you wouldn’t need one, if you are using the free version of the email validation plugin. The premium version of the plugin ensures that the disposable email list that the queries are validated against, stays updated and nothing falls within the gap
Allow Free Emails
Switching this option on, would mean that the form will accept emails from free email service providers like Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, AOL etc This is an important aspect for companies selling B2B in-order to push the website visitor to feed in their business email address for visibility of the institution they work with. This is a key element necessary to gather lead intelligence even before your sales guy speaks with the lead or becomes a part of your campaigns
Allow Generic Emails
Activating this feature would let the form accept generic or role based emails. Examples of role based emails would be firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org etc. Turning this on would be helpful to be very objective and ensure the prospect enters their individual business email address rather than a group or roles based email address. Why this matters? because it might become difficult to sell, if you don’t know much about the person at the other end.
List of generic usernames that we use to identify generic emails
Allow Disposable Emails
Disposable emails also go by names like temp emails, temporary emails, throwaway emails etc. We recommend not to accept such emails as these emails expire after a short time. This means your subsequent emails would bounce, which is detrimental for your domain’s reputation. You can turn this feature on or off based on your preference.
Local whitelist means that you can key in email addresses into this box, one email address a line. And any email address entered here would be passed on to the form irrespective of the email falling under the criteria of the features activated within the plugin
You can key in email addresses into this box, one email address a line to create your own local blacklist. Ensure that you don’t allow submissions from spam or scam email addresses again by entering the email addresses here.
Local whitelist domains mean that you can key in domains into this box, one domain a line. You can ensure that an email address for the domains entered here is passed on to the form. And this happens irrespective of the email falling under the criteria of the features activated within the plugin
You can key in domains into this box, one domain a line to create your own local blacklist of domains. So that you can ensure you do-not accept emails from specific spammer domains by entering the domains here.
The email checker plugin for WordPress helps you block invalid and fake inquiries so that you do-not waste your resources chasing non converting leads. The email validation plugin is easy to use and set-up. But you can also reach out to our support team in-case you need any help with the process.
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