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1. Create account with Sparkpost and select a plan.

2. Enter your domain name and click ‘Add domain’:

3. Select ‘Rest API’:

4. Once you get your API key insert it in WordPress admin area:

5. After registration you will receive a confirmation email with activation link, just click this link to complete registration process.

6. Go to Account -> Sending Domains – > View Settings:

To use your domain for sending, add TXT record to your DNS settings, paying close attention to the specified hostname.

Your TXT records could be stored in 2 places:

  • either cPanel account;
  • or your domain registrar account.

It depends on the way you propagated your domain name. If you changed DNS – find your TXT records in cPanel, if you changed IP – you need to find them in your domain registrar account.

Find both instructions below, but you need to follow only one option.

Option 1: if your TXT records are stored in cPanel:

Add a new TXT record:

Option 2: if your TXT records are stored in Domain registrar account:

Add new TXT record.

Put in the Host and Value fields the Hostname and Value from your Sparkpost account.

Once your TXT record is added you need to verify it:

It’s done!

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