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Hey Guys, 

I am getting a lot of leads with fake phone numbers - would you know the best way to ensure that the phone numbers input on the  site are correct? Just trying to minimize the number of fake entries.

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I'm not sure there's much you can do about this. Are you getting genuine leads (correct name/email etc) that simply put a fake phone number because they don't want to share it?

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When I first set up my site, I had the same problem. What worked for me was using a validation method that checks if the number follows the correct format for US phone numbers. You can easily do this with some code tweaks or using a form plugin that offers this feature. Another approach is to use CAPTCHA or reCAPTCHA to ensure the form is filled out by a real person. As for those usa temp number, they can be tricky since they often don't verify against standard validation rules. If you're seeing a pattern with those, maybe consider blocking known temporary number ranges.

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