How to Set Up Your SPF Record

Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is an email validation system designed to detect email spoofing and many large mail servers use SPF records to determine the legitimacy of an email address.

To ensure that your emails have optimal deliverability, you can authenticate your domain by adding an SPF record.

Setting up Your SPF Record

As each domain provider has a different platform layout, we have provided general instructions below. If you have trouble finding any of the following, please reach out to your domain provider directly for further assistance.

  1. Navigate to your Domain Provider
  2. Locate the DNS editor/zone
  3. Add a TXT record containing the following:

v=spf1 mx include:creatensend.com include:icmessage.com include:slsv1.com include:slsv2.com -all

If prompted use the ‘@’ symbol for the host field. 

How to Edit DNS Records in Popular Domain Providers

Below is a list of common domain providers and information about how to edit DNS records on their platform. If your domain provider is not listed below, please visit their website and search their help documents for similar instructions.

Dreamhost | GoDaddy | Google Domains | HostGator | Hover | Namecheap | Squarespace

Please Note: The Sendlane team is only able to provide very limited troubleshooting support for domain and SPF/DNS record issues. However, if you do need help, your domain provider is the best point of contact. Please reach out to their support team for assistance!

TL:DR:

Domain Provider → DNS Editor → Add Text: v=spf1 mx include:creatensend.com include:icmessage.com include:slsv1.com include:slsv2.com -all

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