How to match youtube links?
Matching youtube urls and their IDs
Validating email addresses can be a pain in the butt. At the end of the day, the only way to ensure an email address is valid 100% of the time is to send them a confirmation email… So you should do this. That being said, doing some basic email validation with regular expressions is a good move for things like client-side error checking.
For more glorious detail on email validation with regex, see this StackOverflow.
This verifies that there is an
@ symbol with something before it… This is my favorite.
This is the regex used by the W3C when you create an email input:
<input type="email" placeholder="Enter your email" />