The Email Helper provides some assistive functions for working with Email. For a more robust email solution, see CodeIgniter's Email Class.
Loading this Helper
This helper is loaded using the following code:
The following functions are available:
Checks if an email is a correctly formatted email. Note that is doesn't actually prove the email will recieve mail, simply that it is a validly formed address.
It returns TRUE/FALSE
echo 'email is valid';
echo 'email is not valid';