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How can I set up SPF & DKIM on my HostGator provider?

Correctly setting up SPF and DKIM is very important as it will increase the deliverability of your campaigns. If your aim is to have professional results from your email marketing efforts, then it's almost mandatory to look into what is a fairly simple procedure, which will greatly impact the success of your campaigns and allow you to hit inboxes!

First, you need to make sure you know where to find the required SPF & DKIM information inside your Moosend account. Then all you have to do is follow the steps described below:


A. Setting up SPF

1. Log in your Control Panel. If you do not have this icon option please contact HostGator and request it.

2. Select the desired domain name from the drop-down menu.

3. Under Add a Record, enter the following information:

  • Name
    Type your domain name (e.g moosend.com)

  • TTL
    TTL should be set as 1400

  • Type
    Type should be set as TXT

  • SPF record
    Add the SPD record

4. Click on the Add Record button. 


B. Setting up DKIM/ Domain key

1. Log in your Control Panel. If you do not have this icon option please contact HostGator and request it.

2. Select the desired domain name from the drop-down menu.

3. Under Add a Record, enter the following information:

  • Name
    Type your subdomain name (e.g. ms_domainkey)

  • TTL
    TTL should be set as 1400

  • Type
    Type should be set as TXT

  • Address
    The key record for the DKIM

4. Click on the Add Record button.
 

It is highly recommended that you check that you've correctly completed the verification procedure through your Moosend account.