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How do I update my MX records (6 posts)

  1. eddie6937
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I had my website with godaddy and my email. I switched to WordPress and now my Godaddy email does not work. How do I update my MX records with with WordPress

  2. WPyogi
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Is your site still hosted with GoDaddy or is it with WordPress.COM? Or some other host? This is WordPress.ORG -- which is not the same as .COM.

  3. eddie6937
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I use WordPress.org to publish my site, however it was originally through Godaddy

  4. WPyogi
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 2 years ago #

    So where is your site HOSTED now? WordPress.ORG does not host sites.

  5. The tl;dr is that every host has slightly different directions about MX records. You should check with the people who you pay every month :)

  6. truetechnique
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    if the domain is still with godaddy, login to godaddy and update the mx records in the dns settings. once you do that, check that they are updated to the wordpress mx settings by going here and putting in your site name: http://www.unlocktheinbox.com/dnslookup/mx

    if they don't show up at first, give it 24 - 48 hours to be propagated (dns ttl settings may cause the delay).

    once they settings are updated in dns, send another email and see if it arrives.

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