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How to add a CAA record on NameCheap

Step-by-step instructions on adding a CAA record on NameCheap

CAA records are DNS records that dictate which Certificate Authorities can issue SSL certificates for your websites and what CAs can’t. While CAA records are optional for users, we recommend adding one for your website to day.

Here are step-by-step instructions on how to add a CAA record on NameCheap

How to add a CAA record on NameCheap

    1. Log in to your NameCheap account, choose Domain List on the left

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    1. Click Manage

Manage Button

    1. Under Advanced DNS, click the add new record

Advanced DNS

    1. Select a TXT value for Type and insert your DNS CAA code into the Value field

DNS CAA code

  1. Select Save All Changes. It should take 30 minutes for the update to take effect.

Note: You can generate this code using a free online tool

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