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How to Set UP DKIM for Sharpspring?

 

DKIM is a term that you may have seen in your email signature or inbox. It stands for DomainKeys Identified Mail and uses a digital signature to verify the authenticity of an email sender. DKIM is a more secure way of verifying a sender's domain without having to log into a website where you've registered for an account.

Enabling DKIM for Sharpsping

  • Click on User Menu > Settings in SharpSpring's top toolbar.
  • Click on Company Email Settings, located under Features in the left panel.
  • Select DKIM & Sending Domains tab.
  • Verify your domain.
  • Click on Set Up DKIM once your domain is verified.
  • Now select Get My CNAME Settings.
  • Add the CNAME records generated by Sharpspring for your domain. Sharpspring provides the following types of CNAME records:

Record key

What it means

em

An SPF record that keeps a list of your authorized email sending sources

link 

CNAME record that is used for white labeling email links 

owner

Another CNAME record that is used for white labeling email links

s1._domainkey and s2._domainkey

Hostnames for DKIM authentication

  • Login to your DNS management console
  • Navigate to Tools & Settings > DNS Template
  • Publish the CNAME records in your DNS records section for your respective domain
  • Save changes

Finally, you can look up your record using our DKIM record lookup tool, and enable DMARC for your domains: take a DMARC trial.

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