How to Create a Minimal DMARC Record

Starting in February 2024, Gmail and Yahoo require those who send bulk email to have a DMARC record associated with their sending domain.

This DMARC record does not have to be complicated. A minimal DMARC record will meet the standard set by these providers.

When editing your DNS, create a TXT record for your sending domain.

It's very similar to creating an SPF record.

In the type of record, you will choose or type:


The field labeled Host's content will be determined by your provider's instructions (registrar or nameserver).

It may be simply: _dmarc

Or it may be: _dmarc.<sendingdomain>

Value: v=DMARC1; p=none;

To illustrate, in GoDaddy, the Host entry does not include the sending domain.

If a provider wanted the sending domain and it was being set up for FeedBlitz.com, it would look like this:\
Here are instructions for creating TXT entries by provider.

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