|Browse TopicsAsk a Question|
|Topic: Shared Cloud Hosting, CPanel and General Help|
|Question||Last Updated on Apr 24 2013 at 8:24 AM|
|Use Google Tools or Gmails with your own domain to access Your Domain Emails.|
You can use Google tools or Gmail to Access your Emails. To Do so just follow below Steps 1 by 1.
Step 1: Setting Up The Google App
Step 2: Verifying Your Domain:
This is the most vital phase of the whole process where you have to verify your WordPress Domain name, if you wish to access the Google Apps. There are quite a few methods for domain verification, which include:
If you have full command over your FTP then you could just upload an HTML file for verification, but if you don’t want to get your hands too dirty then inserting an HTML tag is a good alternative. To do this:
Step 4: Setting up Your WordPress Gmail Account
Now in order to send and receive emails from your custom WordPress domain, you have to make some changes in the DNS settings of your domain.
Now after following the instructions correctly you will be able to see 5 MX records, which you have to submit on your webhost.
If you have standard cPanel hosting, then with ease you can configure your MX records. First go to your cPanel and login to your account with username and password. Now within your cPanel look for MX records Tool (usually you will find it under MAIL options).
After opening “MX Records” you have to select your domain (this option will only appear if you are hosting multiple blogs).
Now we have to select Email routing there are 4 different methods available to route your emails, but we will select “Automatically Detect Configuration” (Recommended).
Then add the MX records that has been provided by Google App, one by one insert all 5 MX records correctly (here you will use “Add a Record Tool”)
After adding your all 5 new records, your MX Records would somewhat look like this.
Congratulations! You have successfully created a Custom Gmail address for your Domain. Note: It may take 24 hours to complete the MX records integration as it depends on your hosting and ISP. For most modern countries, it should only take a few hours though.
Head on over to Gmail and login with your new branded email. That’s all there is to it.