Create Sending Identity


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Sending domain is used to verify the sender whose email address appearing in the FROM header of an email. Add your own verified sending domains to send emails on your or your organization’s behalf.

By creating and adding a Sending Domain, you will be able to build your sending reputation using this domain. Having a reputable sending domain is the most crucial part in emailing because it identifies who you are and is very difficult for SPAMers to spoof your identity.

Step 1: Add Domain

  1. Enter your Domain Name. This will become your sending domain.
  2. Keep Signing enabled. step 1
  3. Enter the DNS records generated for you at your domain’s DNS provider. Note: Most providers don’t need the double quotes

    Note: You can only have 1 SPF record If you already have an SPF record, ie: v=spf1 include:gmail.com ~all

Then copy the ip:xxx.xx.xx.xx part into your record so it looks like: v=spf1 ip4:xxx.xx.xx.xx include:gmail.com ~all

  1. Click the Verify Now button. If properly setup, each record should go from Pending to Verified.

Example: verify domain

You need to add the generated records where ever you manage your domain’s DNS records. Mail providers will use this information to verify the sending domain is from you and not some imposter.

Go to the DNS provider that you use to manage your domain from Step 1, and add the DNS records generated for you.

Common providers include (click one):

Step 2: Email Addresses

Verify an email to use as a “FROM” address when you send emails. A verified identity will help improve deliverability. That is, it helps keep your campaigns out of spam folders and protects your reputation by ensuring others can’t use your identity without permission.

We will send a confirmation link to the email address you provide, so make sure you provide a valid email address you own.

  1. Enter a name you want as the friendly from.
  2. Email is your email address.

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