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How to Set Up DKIM for BigCommerce?
DKIM works by adding a digital signature to outgoing email messages. This signature can be verified by the receiving email server, which can then determine whether or not the message has been tampered with during transit. In order for DKIM to work, the sending email server must generate a cryptographic key pair, which consists of a private key and a public key. The private key is used to sign outgoing email messages, while the public key is published in the Domain Name System (DNS). When an email message is signed with DKIM, the signature is added as a header to the message. The receiving email server can then use the public key to verify the signature and confirm that the message has not been altered.
BigCommerce currently does not natively support DKIM signing. However, BigCommerce gives you the option to send your emails through a DKIM-enabled system, enabling you to sign them with DKIM keys. Contact the BigCommerce support staff for more details on how to go about doing that.
Use our free DKIM record lookup tool to validate the published DKIM record.
You can use Skysnag’s free DKIM Checker to check the health of your DKIM record here
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