Enabling DKIM signing for your domains can help you keep your email content intact throughout the delivery process, barring threat actors from accessing and altering your emails. This helps preserve your identity and eradicate spam and phishing attacks.
Creating DKIM Record for Squarespace
A DKIM key pair contains:
- A DKIM public key: to be published in your public-facing DNS
- A DKIM private key: used by Squarespace to sign your outgoing emails, that needs to be uploaded on their webserver
Publishing your DKIM public key for Squarespace
After you get your public key from Squarespace’s support team or generate it online:
- Login to your DNS provider’s management console as the admin
- Navigate to the DNS records section
- Create a CNAME record depending with the following syntax:
- Copy and paste the hostname and value
- Save changes to your record and wait for 48-72 hours for your DNS to process these changes
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