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How can I set up SPF & DKIM on my HostMonster 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 HostMonster Control Panel.

2. Select the domain you want to modify via the drop-down menu.

3. Scroll down to the Add DNS Record.

4. Fill in the following fields:

  • Host Record
    Enter @ for your main domain

  • TTL
    Keep the default value of 14400

  • Type
    This field should be set as TXT type

  • TXT Value
    Enter your SPF record

5. Click on the Add Record button. 


B. Setting up DKIM/ Domain key

1. Log in your HostMonster Control Panel.

2. Select the domain you want to modify via the drop-down menu.

3. Scroll down to the Add DNS Record.

4. Fill in the following fields:

  • Host Record
    Enter your subdomain

  • TTL
    Keep the default value of 14400

  • Type
    This field should be set as TXT type

  • TXT Value
    Enter your DKIM / Domain key record

5. 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.