In this article, I will be showing you how to add your own custom domain within Stampede. Please read our other article regarding why it is important to set this up within Stampede.

  1. Head over to marketing located on the left-hand side.

  2. Click on addresses and domains

  3. Once you have clicked on the addresses and domains section, click on the + sign on the top right.

  4. A pop up should appear to enter your email address and sender name.

  5. Once you have entered that information successfully, you will be able to see 2 sections. Authenticate Domain and Email Addresses, these will be set to pending until the verification is complete.

How to verify.

Email Verification

  1. Sign in to the email account that you used for the email address in step 4.

  2. Once signed in, you should be able to see an email from Amazon Web Services. Click on that email and then click on the verification link.

  3. That’s you done, you should be able to see the orange light turn into a green light.

Authenticate Domain

  1. Sign in to your domain provider. With this tutorial, I will be showing how to set it up within Google Domains but the setup procedure will be the same. View all the Authenticate Domain setups here.

  2. Head over to DNS within your domain provider.

  3. Once you have the DNS section loaded, click on “Manage custom records”.

  4. From there, you will be able to add custom records for your domain. Head back to stampede and copy the name from the first row. Open your domain provider back up and paste the name within the “Host name” section (Highlighted in Blue). Set the type to CNAME and leave the TTL (Time to Live) to the default value. Head back to the Stampede dashboard and copy the value data from the first row and paste this within the data section in your domain provider. (Highlighted in red). Please do this for all the rows from the Stampede dashboard.

  5. Once you have completed that, click on save. Please do give it some time for your domain provider to save these records. Head back to the Stampede dashboard and you will be able to see the Authenticate Domain go from Pending to Success.

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