• Nicole Finnegan

Setting up DKIM for a Domain

The procedure in this section shows you how to set up DKIM for a domain. If you set up DKIM for a domain, then you can start sending verified and signed emails from that domain.


To set up DKIM for a domin:

  1. Obtain CNAME records from SendSquared Customer Success.

  2. Add the CNAME records to the DNS configuration for your domain. To update the DNS records for your domain:

  • Different providers have different procedures for updating DNS records. The following table lists links to the documentation for several common providers. This list isn't exhaustive, and inclusion in this list isn’t an endorsement or recommendation of any company’s products or services. If your provider isn't listed in the table, please reach out to your customer success agent at SendSquared, and we’ll help you locate it.

DNS/Hosting provider

GoDaddy: Add a CNAME record (external link)

DreamHost: How do I add custom DNS records? (external link)

Cloudflare: How do I add a CNAME record? (external link)

HostGator: Manage DNS Records with HostGator/eNom (external link)

Namecheap: How do I add TXT/SPF/DKIM/DMARC records for my domain? (external link)

Names.co.uk: Changing your domains DNS Settings (external link)

Wix: Adding or Updating CNAME Records in Your Wix Account (external link)

Note A small number of DNS providers don't allow you to include underscores (_) in record names. However, the underscore in the DKIM record name is required. If your DNS provider doesn't allow you to enter an underscore in the record name, contact the provider's customer support team for assistance.

  1. SendSquared usually detects changes to your DNS configuration within 72 hours.

If you're not sure who your DNS provider is – Ask your system administrator for more information.

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