How can I add SPF record for 123FormBuilder?

SPF filtering is a common anti-spam measure among email providers. It is designed to prevent your emails from being marked as spam. Prevent email spoofing and secure your domain by adding SPF records to your DNS.

What is email spoofing?

Email spoofing is when scammers send emails that appear to come from your domain with a fake reply-to address. They mimic your regular emails by using the same phrasing, email template, and signature to make the message appear legit. Users are prone to phishing attacks when replying to the fake reply-to address and their sensitive information can be stolen.

What is SPF record?

SPF – Sender Policy Framework – is an email validation system designed to prevent spam by detecting email spoofing. SPF records are TXT files that allow senders to include which hosts are authorized to send emails on behalf of their domain.

How to add SPF records?

Head over to your DNS hosting provider and edit or create a new SPF record at the Root Level of your Domain. Then, specify which hosts are allowed to send emails on behalf of your domain.

Edit or add the following SPF record in your DNS to authorize our form builder:


Important Note

You do not need to set this up if you are using the default 123FormBuilder address ( If you have connected your SMTP server on your forms, SPF filtering is not required.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of the most frequently asked questions. For more FAQs, please browse through the  FAQs page.

Is this service free?
Yes, we offer a free form builder service. Just sign up to the Basic plan and you are all set. This plan is forever free, but you are limited with a few features only, such as 5 forms per account, 100 submissions per month and you have to keep the backlink to 123FormBuilder on your forms. Check out our features matrix for more information.
How many forms can I create?
It depends on the service plan you are on. Higher service plans enable more features, including more web forms for your account. If you need more forms, go to the My Account section of your account and click the upgrade button. To create an unlimited number of forms, either upgrade to the Platinum service plan or higher. Consult our features matrix for more information.
How can I publish my forms?
You can publish your forms in many ways, by using their direct URL or HTML link, embedding them with a JavaScript code, Inline HTML or iFrame, using the Facebook app or the WordPress plugin, using popups, the Blogger code snippet and many more. Once you have created and customized your form, go to the Publish section to complete your work. Read more in our documentation.
How do I change my form design?
You can change the design of your form for more information. in the Themes section, which is located in your form settings. We offer a set of more than 30 predefined form themes for your forms, but you can also create your own from scratch. You can customize the submit button, the logo and more. To apply your own stylesheets, all forms come with a custom CSS editor.

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