Setting Up SPF Records

The Sender Policy Framework record, better known as the "SPF" Record, is a DNS record designed to combat and reduce spam for your domain. SPF records help mail servers distinguish forgeries (spoofing) made by spammers and can also help improve your domains email deliverability rate by keeping it out of your intended recipient's spam or junk box. Let's take a look at how to set this up.

To have this request made, you'll need to contact your DNS Hosting provider. Please have them implement the following changes below to update your TXT records. If you have access to your DNS records for your domain, you can make these changes yourself as well.

Record Type: TXT

Hostname: (Leave this field blank)

Address: v=spf1 ~all

Note: Typically it takes between 24 and 48 hours for DNS records to fully update. If you run a business, we recommend updating your DNS records during the slow period of your operating hours like a Friday night; this allows servers to fully propagate. No mail will be lost during this time.

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