The actual information required depends on the type of record you are trying to add.
For example, a domain’s directs your emails to the right place.
Use this tool to set others or to change server priority. Work with your domain provider if you need assistance setting up your MX Records.
If your domain is pointed to our Basic DNS, Backup DNS, Premium DNS or Free DNS, you can configure mail service and MX records in your Namecheap account.
NOTE: Before setting up your mail service, be sure that there is no CNAME record created for a bare domain, (e.g., yourdomain.tld) in the Host records section, or email will not work correctly.
When you select a domain from the list, your screen will display information about the domain, as well as a list of different settings you can edit: Select Name Servers and DNS from this list to edit your DNS settings.
You will see these options: Here, select DNS Records, and you will see your current records: ↑ Table of Contents ↑ At the top of this DNS page, you’ll see five records that are set in place by default.
Three of the records will be followed by a “handled by Word Press.com” message.
In order for your domain to work correctly on your Word site, you’ll need to leave these in place.
MX records are used to specify the mail server that is responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient’s domain.
MX records can be created in the DNS settings of your Cloudflare dashboard.
CNAME has the highest priority and prevails over all the other records for the host name, including MX Records which are responsible for mail delivery.