Adding an SPF Record to a Domain

SPF, or “Sender Policy Framework,” is a DNS record that can help fend off spammers who would use your address as a cover to send spam. Spammers sometimes try to fake the sent from and reply addresses on emails to make it look like it comes from a reputable address. To discourage this, you can set up an SPF record. […]

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Where do I Change DNS Settings?

You can easily change DNS (Domain Name Services) settings in the Account Control Center (ACC). Where Do I Change DNS Settings in the ACC? Log into the Account Control Center (ACC) Click Domains in the left sidebar Click Manage Your Domain Names in the drop-down  Click the domain name whose settings you want to edit […]

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What is an SPF Record?

Topics: What is an SPF Record? The Details Mechanism The all Mechanism The a Mechanism The mx Mechanism Qualifiers What is an SPF Record? SPF means “Sender Policy Framework.” It is a list of IP addresses that are allowed to send emails for a specific domain. This helps servers weed out spam and phishing emails who try to disguise themselves […]

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DNS Records Overview

Introduction Once you have registered your domain name and set up the nameservers, you need to configure your zone file. A zone file is the authoritative record of all entries for your domain. The zone file consists of a header called the Start Of Authority (SOA), which contains things like the default Time To Live […]

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Custom DNS: MX Records

Introduction In this tutorial we will cover the basics of the internet mail system and go on to cover MX records in more detail. The MX in MX records stands for Mail eXchange and describes what machines/computers/servers are responsible for receiving emails for a domain. It also sets the priority for a domain that has […]

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Domain Name Services

Topics Domain Hosting Types Dedicated IP Shared IP Parked Domain Adding an Existing Domain to Your Hosting Account pair Domains’ Domains Domains with Other Registrars Adding Domain Name Records for a Domain Name to be Registered Later pair Domains’ Domains Domains with Other Registrars Subdomains Registering Domain Names Domain Hosting Types Dedicated IP Dedicated IP […]

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