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How to Add an SPF record in Namecheap?

In SPF email authentication, a TXT record published in the DNS on your domain is used to check if a new email message that reaches your recipient’s email server comes from an authorized sending source. In order to allow SPF authentication to pass for emails that you send via Namecheap, you need to add an SPF record to Namecheap. 

Steps for Namecheap SPF Setup

In order to add an SPF record in Namecheap, follow these steps: 

  • Generate an SPF record using our free SPF record generator

  • Log in to your Namecheap account

  • On your namecheap’s control panel navigate to Domain List

  • Click on Manage for the domain of your choice 

  • Click on Advanced DNS, the DNS management page will open up

  • On the page click on Add New Record 

  • Use the instructions given below to publish your record: 

Record Type: TXT 

Hostname: @

Record value: The value of SPF record that you generated (e.g. v=spf1 -all) 

  • Click on Save All Changes

  • Lookup and validate your published SPF record using our free SPF record lookup tool to make sure you have no errors in it

And you’re done adding an SPF record in Namecheap. Sign up for your free DMARC analyzer today!

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