Category Archives: Domain

MX Records: The Postmasters of Email Delivery

In the world of electronic communication, the Mail Exchange (MX) Records play an invaluable role. They are designated within a domain’s DNS settings to dictate which mail servers are authorized to accept emails on its behalf. When someone sends an email to [email protected], the sending server first inspects the MX records of These records not only reveal the address of the mail server but also have an associated priority. If multiple MX records exist, the server with the lowest preference number is attempted first. Read everything you need to know about the MX record!

Understanding the A Record

The Address Record, commonly referred to as the A Record, is a foundational element within the Domain Name System (DNS) framework. When you enter a URL into your browser, like, it doesn’t inherently know where to retrieve the associated website from. The A Record serves as the bridge between this domain name and its corresponding IP address, which is understandable by machines. Each domain can have one or more A Records, allowing for routing to different servers or for load balancing. When a domain has both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses, it utilizes A for IPv4 and AAAA records for IPv6. Learn more about the basic of DNS A record!