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How can I set up SPF & DKIM on my Ipage 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. Login to your Domains Dashboard.

2. In Card View, click on the Manage button for the domain where you're updating the SPF record.

3. In List View, click the cog icon.

4. In List View, click the cog icon.

5. Click on DNS & Nameservers in the left-hand menu.

6. On the DNS & Nameservers page, select the DNS Records tab.

7. Add a new TXT Record by clicking the blue + button. In case you already have a TXT record for the SPF, click on the 3 dots and select to edit the record.

8. Fill in the following fields:

  • Name
    After locating the SPF TXT records of your sender on your Moosend account, enter the provided TXT record name.

    Example SPF TXT record name for your Ipage provider:
    mydomain.com
  • Content
    After locating the SPF TXT records of your sender on your Moosend account, enter the provided TXT record value.

    Example SPF TXT record value for your Ipage provider:
    v=spf1 include:spfa.mailendo.com ~all
  • Type
    Select the TXT type.

  • TTL
    Select for how long the server should cache the information.

 

Keep in mind that if you already have an SPF record, all you need to do is to edit the SPF which is already available. Make sure you avoid creating two SPF records as this will make your SPF invalid!

B. Setting up DKIM/ Domain key

1. Login to your Domains Dashboard.

2. In Card View, click on the Manage button for the domain where you're updating the DKIM record.

3. In List View, click the cog icon.

4. In List View, click the cog icon.

5. Click on DNS & Nameservers in the left-hand menu.

6. On the DNS & Nameservers page, select the DNS Records tab.

7. Add a new TXT Record by clicking the blue + button. 

8. Depending on the available options on your screen, you will have to add a new TXT record, that will  consists of a TXT name and TXT value. 

  • TXT record name
    After locating the DKIM record of your sender on your Moosend account, enter the provided TXT record name.

    Example DKIM TXT record name for your Ipage provider:
    ms._domainkey.mydomain.com
  • TXT record value
    After locating the DKIM record of your sender on your Moosend account, select Other Host and enter the provided TXT record value.

    Example DKIM TXT record value for your Ipage provider:
    k=rsa; p=MIGfMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBAQUAA4GNADvOasfEIjT4S15emucwZhxKaWgikEeI7zzyj

 

 

Usually, 30 minutes are required in order for newly created records to take effect. Also, it is highly recommended that you check that you've correctly completed the verification procedure through your Moosend account.