How to Check SPF and DKIM Records with WeWP

Ensuring your emails reach their destination securely is vital for any online presence. SPF (Sender Policy Framework) and DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) are essential tools for email authentication, helping to prevent spoofing and phishing attacks. If you're using WeWP as your web hosting provider, you can easily manage and verify your SPF and DKIM records through their platform. Here's a simple guide to help you through the process:

1. Log in to Your WeWP Account:

Start by visiting the WeWP website and logging in to your account using your credentials.

2. Access the Control Panel:

Once logged in, navigate to your hosting account's control panel. This is where you can manage various aspects of your hosting, including email settings.

3. Find the Email Section:

Look for the section labeled "Email" in your control panel. This section typically contains options for managing email accounts, forwarders, and more.

4. Click on Email Deliverability:

Within the Email section, locate an option named "Email Deliverability" or similar. Click on it to proceed to email authentication settings.

5. Check SPF Record:

In the Email Deliverability settings, you should find an option to manage SPF records. Click on it to view your current SPF record configuration. Ensure that it includes all the necessary information to authorize the servers allowed to send emails on behalf of your domain.

6. Verify DKIM Setup:

Next, check for an option related to DKIM authentication. WeWP typically provides a user-friendly interface to enable or manage DKIM for your domain. Verify that DKIM is enabled and configured correctly for your domain name.

7. Make Necessary Changes:

If you notice any issues or discrepancies in your SPF or DKIM settings, you can make the necessary adjustments directly from the WeWP control panel. Follow the prompts to add or modify your SPF and DKIM records as needed.

8. Test and Monitor:

After making changes to your SPF and DKIM records, it's essential to test them to ensure they're functioning correctly. You can use online tools like SPF and DKIM validators to verify your configurations. Keep an eye on email deliverability and monitor for any issues that may arise.

9. Seek Support if Needed:

If you encounter any difficulties or have questions about SPF and DKIM records, don't hesitate to reach out to WeWP's support team for assistance. They can provide guidance and help you resolve any issues you may encounter.

By following these steps, you can effectively manage and verify your SPF and DKIM records with WeWP, thus enhancing the security and reliability of your email communications.

10. Understanding SPF Records:

Before making any changes, it's important to understand what SPF records are and how they work. SPF records specify which IP addresses are allowed to send emails on behalf of your domain. This prevents unauthorized sources from sending emails that appear to come from your domain.

11. Understanding DKIM Records:

Similarly, DKIM records add a digital signature to your emails, allowing the recipient's server to verify that the message was sent from an authorized source and hasn't been tampered with during transit.

12. Importance of SPF and DKIM:

Explain why SPF and DKIM are important for email deliverability and security. Emphasize how they help protect your domain reputation and ensure that your emails are not marked as spam or phishing attempts.

13. Impact on Email Marketing:

Discuss the impact of proper SPF and DKIM authentication on email marketing campaigns. Without these measures in place, your marketing emails may not reach your subscribers' inboxes, affecting the effectiveness of your campaigns.

14. SPF Syntax and Mechanisms:

Provide examples of SPF syntax and mechanisms, such as "include," "a," "mx," and "all." Explain how each mechanism works and when to use them in your SPF record.

15. DKIM Key Generation:

If applicable, include a section on DKIM key generation. Explain how to generate DKIM keys using WeWP's control panel or other tools, and how to add the public key to your domain's DNS records.

16. SPF and DKIM Best Practices:

Offer best practices for maintaining SPF and DKIM records, such as regularly reviewing and updating them, avoiding excessive use of the "all" mechanism in SPF records, and rotating DKIM keys periodically for added security.

17. Testing SPF and DKIM Configurations:

Provide guidance on how to test SPF and DKIM configurations using online tools like SPF and DKIM validators. Explain what to look for in the test results and how to interpret any errors or warnings.

18. Monitoring and Troubleshooting:

Explain the importance of monitoring SPF and DKIM configurations regularly and how to troubleshoot common issues such as emails being marked as spam or failing authentication checks.

19. Additional Email Authentication Methods:

Briefly mention other email authentication methods such as DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance) and how they complement SPF and DKIM for comprehensive email security.


Summarize the key points covered in the article and emphasize the importance of maintaining proper SPF and DKIM records for secure and reliable email communication with WeWP.

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