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  1. Log into the location where your you manage your DNS. This could be H-Sphere (WSM Control Panel) or another source, such as GoDaddy.
  2. Access the domain for your site and edit the DNS
  3. If you do not have an existing TXT Record, add a TXT Record
  4. Name: leave empty
  5. TTL: 86400
  6. Data: v=spf1 include:spf.wdsolutions.com ~all
  7. If they have another TXT then is it should copy the information in the record, create a new TXT and include that information after the include, see example below.
  8. Name: leave empty
  9. TTL: 86400
  10. Data: v=spf1 include:spf.wdsolutions.com include:_spf.google.com ~all  

 Once the TXT is setupset up, use the following URL to verify: http://www.whatsmyip.us/txt:wdsolutions.com

Configuration for Office 365
https://support.office.com/en-us/article/External-Domain-Name-System-records-for-Office-365-c0531a6f-9e25-4f2d-ad0e-a70bfef09ac0#SPF_Records
i.e. Data:  v=spf1 include:spf.wdsolutions.com include:spf.protection.outlook.com ~all  

Configuration for GoDaddy

v=spf1 include:spf.wdsolutions.com include:spf.secureserver.net ~all

MX Records / Email Records

MX or email records are what tells the website where to send email when an inquiry form submission or email are sent to your email address. This is separate from your website IP address and needs it's own record to ensure proper delivery. You may find that you need to follow both of the items below to guarantee email delivery.

To edit MX records:

  1. First use a tool to determine what your websiteds MX records are
  2. Use an online tool to find this information out such as:  http://mxtoolbox.com/
  3. Enter your domain name and click on "MX Records" search
  4. Note your personal MX records and prepare to copy the Host name indicated
  5. Login to your H-sphere account:  https://cp.wdsolutions.com:8443
  6. Click on "Domain Info" and then click "Edit DNS configuration"
  7. Click to add MX Records
  8. In the first field, leave the entry blank
  9. Update the TTL field with the number "1200"
  10. In the data field enter the information you copied from MXToolbox (Host name) for the 2nd, or data field entry
  11. Save the entry

A-records / Address Records

A-Records are typically used to point a domain name or email address to an actual IP address. This is useful when WSM is not managing your DNS records or Email service. To add an A-record to your website's DNS:

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