How to set up SPF?
The owner of the domain publishes the SPF policy as a part of the domain’s DNS record. Modern hosting providers offer wizards that will allow you to generate an SPF record and publish it in a few simple steps.
You can also use one of the publicly available generators, like the SPF Wizard. It will generate an SPF record for you as well as suggest the recommended settings. Once you have the record ready, publish it using the administration panel of your hosting provider.
You can validate your SPF records automatically using a tool like MXToolbox or manually using the command line command: dig mx domain.name
Remember that DNS records may take up to 24 hours to propagate after an update.
How to set up the custom domain?
CNAME record will specify which domain should be visible in your links and point to our tracking domain:
track.yourdomain.com CNAME trackgb.com. 7200
- track.yourdomain.com is the domain displayed in links,
- trackgb.com is our tracking domain to which your subdomain should point,
- 7200 is Time To Live.
You’ll probably need some help from your IT administrator who has access to your domain settings.
Here’s how you can set up CNAME record for most popular providers:
GoDaddy NOTE: GoDaddy treats CNAMEs and subdomains as 2 separate things. If you use GoDaddy, please use this article to set up CNAME correctly.