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
- Enter your
Domain Name. This will become your sending domain.
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
- Click the
Verify Nowbutton. If properly setup, each record should go from
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):
- Network Solutions
- Rackspace Email & Apps
- Rackspace Cloud DNS
- Amazon Route 53
- Digital Ocean
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.
- Enter a name you want as the friendly from.