Including DKIM records in your domain improves the authenticity of your emails and reduces the probability of spam emails in your inbox. You first have to enable these records in your Name.com hosting plan’s control panel. Once enabled, you will have to add the DKIM records in the form of TXT DNS records which are provided for your domain by the host.
Creating a DKIM Record for Name.com
To activate the DKIM records in your web hosting provider’s control panel:
Log in to your hosting provider’s account
On the Email section of your admin console, click on the Email Deliverability icon.
Locate the domain you want to authenticate.
Click on “Manage” next to your desired domain
You would need to copy the Name and Value fields of the generated DKIM record to your clipboard :
Note: The screenshot above is simply an example. Please replace the DKIM name and value with ones generated for your domain.
You will have to add these records as DNS records to your domain. To do that, you will need to get back to your Name.com account, and,
1. Click on the My Products button.
2. Click on Web Hosting, which can be found under the hosting tab.
3. Navigate to the DNS Management section
Now we have to add the TXT DNS record for the DKIM
Enter default._domainkey in the Host field. Also, paste the long string of the code into the answer box. The string begins with “v=DKIM1; k=rsa;
You can use a DKIM record lookup tool to check whether your published DKIM record for Name.com is functioning as it should. Finally, enable DMARC for your domain to enhance your email security. Try a DMARC trial today for free!